Discoverer 11g: Export to a File doesn't Prompt to Save or Open from MS IE 9 (Doc ID 1583209.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 31, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Discoverer - Version 11.1.1.3.0 to 11.1.1.7.0 [Release 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Exporting to a File from Discoverer 11g doesn't Prompt to Save or Open from Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 (MS IE9), but it automatically save the file to "Documents and Settings".

The same doesn't occurs from Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 (MS IE8) or other browsers like FireFox or Chrome.

This doesn't change even if default program with which to open the file is specified as per http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/Change-which-programs-Windows-uses-by-default

Cause

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