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Unable to download .doc files in Internet explorer

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Status/Resolution/Reason: Closed/Withdrawn/NotABug

Reporter/Name(from Bugbase): / ext-user (Vikram Kumar)

Created: 09/21/2015

Components: General Server

Versions: 11.0

Failure Type: Unspecified

Found In Build/Fixed In Build: 11,0,03,292480 /

Priority/Frequency: Trivial / Unknown

Locale/System: English / Win XP All

Vote Count: 0

Problem: Unable to download doc files in Internet explorer on ColdFusion 11. 

Method:  Doc files are not getting downloaded in Internet explorer.  Same code is rendering download options on Chrome and Firefox. Issue is isolated to Internet explorer and ColdFusion 11.

Code Sample:
 <table border width="100%" cellpadding=5>
  <caption align=TOP>
  <font size="+2" color="#FF0000"><b>All  Documents</b></font>
  <tr bgcolor="#CCFFFF">
    <td colspan=2 align=center>D e s c r i p t i o n</td>
    <td align=center>F i l e</td>
    <td colspan=3><font size="+1" color="#FF0000"><b> Tier 1 documents </b></font></td>
    <td align=center valign=top>1</td>
    <td valign=top><span class=maintitle>DR DAL2 VTAM Config Support for Morgan Stanley<br>
          <span class=addtitle>DAL2 DR Scenario-1 and Scenario-2 Description</span></span></td>
    <td valign=top><a href="/data_dir/ISO9000/DRDAL2.DOC">DRDAL2.DOC</a></td>

Result: Displaying garbage value instead of downloading the file

Expected: Should download the doc file instead of showing garbage value. 

Workaround: NA

----------------------------- Additional Watson Details -----------------------------

Watson Bug ID:	4060711

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Hi, I was able to download the doc files using all chrome, mozilla and IE. Can you please share the IE version for us to repro the issue? I used IE 11 with Coldfusion 11,0,03,292480
Comment by Kailash B.
5807 | October 07, 2015 04:51:39 AM GMT