View downloaded files in Internet Explorer

View downloaded files in Internet Explorer

Any modern web browsing application allows you to view a list of downloaded files through the browser. This can also be done in the built-in Internet Explorer (IE) browser. This is quite useful as novice users often save something from the internet to their PC and then cannot find the files they want.

The following will explain how to view downloads in Internet Explorer, how to manage these files, and how to configure download options in Internet Explorer.

View downloads in IE 11

  • Open Internet Explorer
  • In the upper right corner of the browser, click the icon Service in the form of a gear (or combination of keys Alt + X) and in the menu that opens select See downloads

  • In the window. See downloads. will display information about all downloaded files. You can find the file you want in this list, or you can browse the directory (in the Location) specified for the download and continue your search there. By default, this directory is Downloads

It should be noted that active downloads in IE 11 are displayed at the bottom of the browser. With these files you can perform the same operations as with other downloaded files, that is, open the file after downloading, open the folder that contains the file and open the "View downloads" window.

Configuration of download options in IE 11

To configure the boot parameters, in the window See downloads In the lower pane, click Parameters. Next in the window Download the options. you can specify the directory in which to put the files and check whether the user should be notified when the download is complete.

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As you can see, finding downloaded files through the Internet Explorer browser, as well as adjusting your download settings, can be quite simple and fast.

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