When I try to open a file I am not prompted to download the file in Internet Explorer.
Your Internet Explorer’s security settings are set to not download. To change this setting follow the below instructions:1) Click on Tools | Internet Options2) Click on the Security tab3) Click on Custom Level4) Under the Downloads section there is an option that states, “Automatic prompting for file downloads”. Mark the Enable radio button
5) Click OK | Click Apply & OK