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    JR
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    How come image files are opened in a new window but HTML files have to be downloaded to be viewed?
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    It's smart enough to know when an image is present, not when an HTML page is present. However, for complex security reasons, the functionality you described will not be implemented.
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    Ok, thanks
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    Actually, a downloaded HTML file is more of a security threat than a web-based HTML file, because it has some priveleges to local files through javascript and iframes that aren't available over the web (thanks to an IE patch).

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    However, it cannot steal your WDF username and password as easily.
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    I think people are more worried about there computer and files then there WDF username and password :P
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    Ah, I see the potential risk of a page opened via WDF.


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