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21-01-2004, 07:43 PM
I recently downloaded from an email (santa.exe) to my desktop. Now I want to send it to (my documents). When I try this I get a message saying"can not d/l to this location" How can I get around this please?

21-01-2004, 08:03 PM
Assuming that you mean you "saved as" the santa.exe program to your Desktop right click the file and choose Send To: My Documents. Note that this will probably copy the file to My Documents and if so you will need to delete the file from your Desktop.

21-01-2004, 08:10 PM
Hi Tommy
That is just what I did originally. I have just tried it again and same answer "you can not save or move item to this location, do you want to create a short cut?"
Any more thoughts?

21-01-2004, 08:14 PM
Might be because the .exe is 'runnin'...........which means it woulnd't suprize me if it's a virus did you check for that ?

21-01-2004, 08:14 PM
What version of Windows do you have? An alternative method to try is opening Windows Explorer and dragging the file into My Documents (with the shift key held down so that it moves rather than just copies).

21-01-2004, 08:37 PM
I tried that and it works.
Cheers Gra

21-01-2004, 10:04 PM
gradebdan: I just what to check do you have a Anti-Virus Program????

22-01-2004, 02:01 AM
Or use the right mouse button to give a choice.

22-01-2004, 08:23 PM
> Or use the right mouse button to give a choice.

That was suggested but strangely it did not work.

22-01-2004, 09:58 PM
lol I'll ask you again.........did you scan this santa.exe to check if it's a virus ?.............cause if you didn't...............lol............check this out


22-01-2004, 10:27 PM
Always do a virus scan of of any .exe files before using them this is essential unless you want to risk doing a complete reformat etc