downloading .exe files

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Subject: downloading .exe files
Posted by:  newcontributor (newcontribut…
Date: Thu, 3 Apr 2008

Windows will not let me download .exe files.As soon as download finishes it
says it "this file is potentially harmful" and "has blocked access to this
file".The file does not appear in the "my downloads" folder.
How do I tweak Windows XP so I can download useful utilities ?