I think this is only an issue with an un-patched IE5.01, anything higher
than that should work fine.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Negrea Mihai [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: 23 April 2002 12:26
> Subject: [PHP] file download in IE
> Hi!
> How on earth do I make Internet Explorer to download a file
> generated with:
>       header("Content-type: application/octet-stream");
>       header("Content-Disposition: attachment; filename=$fname");
>       include($this->dir . $fname);
>       exit;
> It works on http but I need it on https and if I try to download
> it through
> https Internet explorer says it can't find the website.. after it
> asks me if
> I want to save the file.
> I have checked the page and it works with: netscape under windows and
> konqueror, galeon, netscape under linux.
> I have seen reports on the web about this "feature" of Internet
> explorer and
> they all say to download some service pack.. I have updated my internet
> explorer to the latest 6 version with all the updates on the web
> but it still
> does not work!
> Anyone knows a workaround for this? I don't want to do it with header
> ("Location: somefile") because the file that I want to make available for
> download is outside the webroot and i want it to be accessible
> only through
> my script.
> Thanks a lot!
> Eagerly waiting for a response,
> Mihai
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