Fail to automatically open/run downloads when downloaded to a redirected folder.

Issue #6600408


Feb 17, 2016
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Steps to reproduce


Repro Steps:

This will be true of any non-PDF file downloaded in Edge; however, here is a sample set of steps I used to confirm the error message.

  1. Browse to
  2. Click any download link.
  3. Once the download finishes, click Run.
  4. Rather than the application running, you will see an error message stating the file might be moved or deleted with options to Retry, Cancel, or View Downloads.

Expected Results:

When a file is downloaded from a website using Edge, a user should be able to click open/run and open/run the file directly rather than being warned that the file might have been moved or deleted.

Actual Results:

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