Today I failed to download an application from MSDN Downloads. I got the following error:
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VBScript: Microsoft File Transfer Manager
There was an error launching File Transfer Manager.
If you are running Windows XP with Service Pack 2 or Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 1,
this installation may have been blocked. If the gold IE Information Bar is present above, please
click the bar and select the option to ‘Install ActiveX’.
For additional assistance, please visit the web site https://transfers.ds.microsoft.com,
or contact your help provider.
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