View downloads button is not responding in Edge browser when in a popup window

Site Outreach Issue #5226256


Oct 28, 2015
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Steps to reproduce


Repro Steps:

Here is an example from one of the site accessible without authentication

  1. Go to

  2. Go through the steps and click “Install now” button

  3. window opens and downloads the file

  4. After download prompt appears with “View Downloads” option

  5. Click on the View Downloads button

Expected Results:

A panel should open on the right side of the browser displaying list of downloaded files

Actual Results:

Dev Channel specific:



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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Sermet I.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Warren S.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Warren S.” to “Jay H.”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

      Changed Title from “View downloads button is not responding in Edge browser” to “View downloads button is not responding in Edge browser when in a popup window”

      Changed Assigned To from “Jay H.” to “IE S.”

      Changed Status from “Confirmed” to “Site Outreach”

    • Hello,

      Thank you for providing this information about the issue. We have confirmed the problem, and we are working with the website owners on the solution. We are presently tracking this issue as a duplicate of an existing internal bug report. We look forward to additional feedback you may have on how we can improve Microsoft Edge.

      Best Wishes,
      The MS Edge Team

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