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How To Suppress File Download Dialog Box When You Use a Pluggable Protocol Handler


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Summary

This article describes how to suppress the File Download dialog box in Internet Explorer when you implement a pluggable protocol handler.

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More information

Internet Explorer displays the File Download dialog box when the protocol handler uses the IInternetProtocolSink::ReportProgress method to send a BINDSTATUS_CONTENTDISPOSITIONATTACH notification to the transaction handler. To suppress this dialog box, do not send the content disposition notification.

NOTE: This does not suppress the File Download dialog box when you run a hyperlink URL that ends with a file extension that Internet Explorer considers unsafe. For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
232077 INFO: Executing Files by Hyperlink and the File Download Dialog Box

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References

For more information about developing Web-based solutions for Microsoft Internet Explorer, visit the following Microsoft Web sites:

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Keywords: KB274201, kburlmon, kbhowto

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Article Info
Article ID : 274201
Revision : 3
Created on : 5/11/2006
Published on : 5/11/2006
Exists online : False
Views : 170