Updating Microsoft Edge Download Permissions

Users of the State Examination System (SES) who access the site through Microsoft Edge may find they can’t download documents and see the error displayed below. This error can be fixed by adjusting the permissions settings in Microsoft Edge.

About this task

Downloads list in Microsoft Edge browser


  1. >Open Microsoft Edge.
  2. Click > Settings.
    Select Settings
  3. Click Downloads.
    Select Downloads from the Settings menu
  4. Turn off Open Office files in the browser.
    screen capture showing Microsoft Edge Downloads settings


Next time you attempt to download a file in Microsoft Edge, you will see an option to open or save the document.
screen capture showing the Microsoft Edge Downloads choice dialog, allowing you to Open or Save the file.