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force a file download dialog does not work in 5.5 sp1 - ASP

hi, guys i am using the following code to force a file download dialog in asp Response.ContentType = "application/vnd.ms-excel" response.AddHeader "content-disposition","attachment; filename=" &" & StrFileName Now the it works fine in ie5.5 sp2 but no ie5.5 sp1 it prompts the user twice the open dialog box. i found on microsoft site that it bug in ie 5.5 sp1 and it says to upgrade to sp2. but my users are not willing to ugrade there ie. can you please help me out how can work this in ie5.5 sp1 or anyu other way to force a file download......

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    Default force a file download dialog does not work in 5.5 sp1

    hi,
    guys i am using the following code to force a file download dialog in
    asp

    Response.ContentType = "application/vnd.ms-excel"
    response.AddHeader "content-disposition","attachment; filename=" &" &
    StrFileName

    Now the it works fine in ie5.5 sp2 but no ie5.5 sp1 it prompts the
    user twice the open dialog box.

    i found on microsoft site that it bug in ie 5.5 sp1 and it says to
    upgrade to sp2.
    but my users are not willing to ugrade there ie.
    can you please help me out how can work this in ie5.5 sp1 or anyu
    other way to force a file download...
    Navin Guest

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    Default Re: force a file download dialog does not work in 5.5 sp1

    tell your users to upgrade or live with it. there real is no other way.




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