Windows 10: Cannot download files in Edge or Internet Explorer

Problem. Working on a brand new computer with Windows 10 and the client reported they were unable to download a game.  Turns out that they were unable to download anything.  Within Edge or Internet Explorer, I would get a prompt to save the file but the it would not go any further.  “Save as”, “open”, […]
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Proxy settings are set to 127.0.0.1:5050 on Windows 7 Machine

Problem:  The proxy settings in Internet Explorer are set to 127.0.0.1:5050 and when I uncheck it, the settings eventually come back.  The symptoms that made me check the proxy settings were the following: –  Within Chrome I was getting certificate errors on normally trusted website like google and Facebook. –  I was unable to get […]
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Outlook 2013 Error: Your organization’s policies are preventing us from completing this action…

Problem :  When clicking on a link in Outlook 2013 I get the following error:  “Your organization’s policies are preventing us from completing this action for you. For more info, please contact your help desk.”  I tried Microsoft’s solution here but it didn’t work. Solution:   This problem did have to do with Chrome being […]
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