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    Trouble downloading attachments from any thread

    Hi all,

    Up to a few days ago, I was able to download any attachment from any forum thread as any .xls type file.
    Today I logged in and I tried to download an attachment on a thread and its saying the attachments have the .php.

    Bytheway, it's not just from my home computer but also my work computer as well.

    Is anyone else seeing this or is it a setting on my profile that has changed?

    Thanks
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    Re: Trouble downloading attachments from any thread

    bigroo, i have seen others have this same problem, it has been reported to the tech team, but I have not heard back fromthem yet
    1. Use code tags for VBA. [code] Your Code [/code] (or use the # button)
    2. If your question is resolved, mark it SOLVED using the thread tools
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    Re: Trouble downloading attachments from any thread

    I had the same problem with my work computer (Internet Explorer) but not with my home computer (Firefox).
    Changed work computer to Firefox - problem solved.

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    peterrc

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    Re: Trouble downloading attachments from any thread

    There is an easy workaround: download the file and then change the extension from .php to .xls (or .xlsx, .xlsb, .xlsm as appropriate), then open the file.
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    Re: Trouble downloading attachments from any thread

    Thanks all for your feedback, I am glad the tech team is working on it!!

    Happy New Year to all!

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