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Can't download desktop app w/IE 8 browser

Whenever I try to download using my IE 8 browser I get an error that an IE browser is required.  Can I download the file to another machine with IE 7 and then email it to myself?

Please advise

Thanks!

 

BB Storm 9530

Verizon Wireless

(It's brand new and I haven't figured out the OS version but it's N/A to this issue.)

 

 

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Re: Can't download desktop app w/IE 8 browser

The file is a couple hundred MB in size, I doubt a normal email account is going to sustain that.

 

You can use FireFox.

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Re: Can't download desktop app w/IE 8 browser

I tried it and unfortunately I got the same error:

 

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This web page uses ActiveX controls that work only in Microsoft Internet Explorer. To ensure that BlackBerry App World is correctly downloaded to your BlackBerry, this site is not designed to work with any other Internet browsers. If you cannot use Internet Explorer, you may be able to download the software directly to your BlackBerry smartphone

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Re: Can't download desktop app w/IE 8 browser


cepwin wrote:

If you cannot use Internet Explorer, you may be able to download the software directly to your BlackBerry smartphone


Ah, then those are your options. Can you not use your BB browser?

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Re: Can't download desktop app w/IE 8 browser

Yes, I can but I'd also like the option to downloading to my desktop and viewing the app store on my desktop.
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Re: Can't download desktop app w/IE 8 browser

Oh, not possible... its been discussed here a lot. It'd be a nice feature, but not happening, now, at least.
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