KenT
I'm having some issues with the Safari browser. If I download any Microsoft office files they download as .ppt.pot or .xls.xla or .doc.dot - strangely if I use Firefox or Internet Explorer I do not get this problem. I'm using Safari on the Mac.

Is this a Safari bug ?
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admin
This is not a Mac Safari issue, it is actually a problem with Microsoft Office 2008 which we presume you have installed - see: http://discussions.apple.com/thread.jspa?threadID=1354752

Currently you need to do a manual fix to get around this (until Microsoft get around to doing a bugfix):

. Go to the Office folder in the Applications folder in the Finder
2. Right (or ctrl) click Word and "Show Package Contents"
3. Open "Contents" and "Info.plist"
4. It should open in Property List Editor
5. Click the arrow next to "Root"
6. Scroll down and click the arrow next to "UTExportedTypeDeclarations"
7. Scroll down and click the arrow next to "2"
8. Click the arrow next to "UTTypeTagSpecification"
9. Select the row "public.mime-type"
10. Hit "Delete"
11. Save and close

You can fix the problem for PowerPoint and Excel too. Same steps as above except:
2. Right click on PowerPoint or Excel
7. For PowerPoint, click the arrow next to "7". For Excel, click the arrow next to "6"; once you've deleted the "public.mime-type" under that, click the arrow next to "10" and do the same there.
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