- You use Internet Explorer 11 or Internet Explorer 10 to download a file from a specific URL.
- The file is a type that cannot be rendered natively by Internet Explorer, such as a PDF file.
- The server response does not provide any HTTP cache control directives.
Note This update was first included in the August 2015 security update for Internet Explorer (MS15-079).
Method 1: Delete the Internet Explorer Browsing HistoryTo delete all or some of your browsing history, see View and delete your browsing history.
Method 2: Download the file from a new instance of Internet ExplorerClose Internet Explorer, and then make sure that all instances of the process are closed. Then, start a new instance of Internet Explorer to download the file.
Article ID: 3087243 - Last Review: 27 Aug 2015 - Revision: 1