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IE asks to download swf file on page load

when page loads it asks to download the swf file

1:51 am on Aug 12, 2004 (gmt 0)

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Why does this happen? I dont want people to have to download my swf files, but only seems to affect some browsers. If you do not know what I am talking about, below is url with spaces:
any help would be great. Thanks

[edited by: Brett_Tabke at 10:59 am (utc) on Aug. 16, 2004]
[edit reason] thanks, we can't do site/page reviews. [/edit]

9:24 am on Aug 14, 2004 (gmt 0)

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The chances are that your server mis-interprets .swf files. You need to specify .swf files with the correct mime-type. You can do this via .htaccess.

Example .htaccess file:

AddType application/x-shockwave-flash .swf