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Download content is lost after you click the gold information bar to confirm a file download in Internet Explorer 8
Article ID: 2607445 - View products that this article applies to.
If the URL in the address bar contains a fragment, and you confirm the file download by clicking the information bar, the webpage is refreshed as expected. However, the webpage is unexpectedly refreshed to the URL without the fragment. Because of this behavior, the download content is lost.
This behavior occurs for Internet Explorer 8 on all the following supported systems:
To resolve this problem, install this update.
Security update informationTo resolve this issue, install the most recent cumulative security update for Internet Explorer. To do this, visit the following Microsoft website:
http://update.microsoft.comFor more technical information about the most recent cumulative security update for Internet Explorer, visit the following Microsoft website:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/current.aspxNote This update was first included in security update 2586448.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2586448/ )MS11-081: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer: October 11, 2011
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates