IE8 Download's Writing to C:\?

Posted by Dana on Super User See other posts from Super User or by Dana
Published on 2010-04-29T16:50:28Z Indexed on 2010/04/29 16:58 UTC
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Every time I download something using IE8 (running on Win 7) I get asked where to save the file, I choose my downloads folder, then the download continues and when complete I get the following message:

"C:\ is not accessible. Access Denied."

And I so I can't access any files I download. So why on earth would IE8 be trying to write to the root, and where can I change this? I've checked the cache folder location and it's correct.


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