Where are files temporarily downloaded to?



angel monson
07-10-2005, 10:34 AM
When I download a file in XP, I can't open it until the download's complete.
In what temp directory is the file being saved, so that I can see the
progress through windows explorer?

Thanks.

Anando [MS-MVP]
07-10-2005, 10:34 AM
Hi Angel,

The file is saved somewhere in the 'Temporary Internet Files' folder. You can monitor the progress
of the download through IE anyways.

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"angel monson" <angel_monson@yahoo.com> wrote in message
news:OLGxDjQhFHA.1148@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl...
> When I download a file in XP, I can't open it until the download's complete.
> In what temp directory is the file being saved, so that I can see the
> progress through windows explorer?
>
> Thanks.
>
>

Richard Urban [MVP]
07-10-2005, 10:34 AM
When you start a download a window will open that allows you to "choose"
where you want to save the file. Press the browse button to open Explorer
and pick a location. I suggest you create a "Download" folder and direct all
downloads to this folder. Then you know where to find them.


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"angel monson" <angel_monson@yahoo.com> wrote in message
news:OLGxDjQhFHA.1148@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl...
> When I download a file in XP, I can't open it until the download's
> complete.
> In what temp directory is the file being saved, so that I can see the
> progress through windows explorer?
>
> Thanks.
>
>


Where are files temporarily downloaded to?