Download file is blocked on IE11 and Chrome


  • Windows 10 version 1903 build 18362.900
  • IE 11.900.18362.0
  • Chrome 83.0.4103.116


  • IE11 shows error "Your current security settings do not allow this file to be donwloaded." when download a file. f:id:shindo1687:20200701221951p:plain

  • Chrome shows error "Failed - Blocked" when download a file. f:id:shindo1687:20200701222553p:plain

Cause of error and how to resolve

This issue is occurred when following settings of IE11 are changed.

  • "Launching applications and unsafe files" is disabled. f:id:shindo1687:20200701221519p:plain

  • "File download" is disabled. f:id:shindo1687:20200701221614p:plain

You can fix this issue by restore above settings.

  • "Launching applications and unsafe files" > "Enable" or "Prompt"
    *This setting CANNOT restore by set "Default level" or reset IE settings. You have to change it manually.
  • "File download" > "Enable"
    *This setting can restore by set "Default level" or reset IE settings.