Download links not working
Have been running the current version of FF on Windows 8.1 with no problems for a long while.
Suddenly find that no download links work; Torrents, OneDrive, GoogleDrive - even the download link on FF's page.
Have found that I can right-click a torrent on public sites and copy the link into uTorrent and get a result that works. But won't work on private torrent sites - Invalid Torrent File!
Also lost the 'Display download progress' down-arrow from the task bar, managed to restore it after selecting Customize Toolbar, where it doesn't appear as an option but magically reappeared on the Taskbar.
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Just as an addition, normal URL links on websites and in emails work fine
Even more info if it helps. When I click a download button on a torrent site, the Menu Bat at the very top of the screen flashes - but that's the onloy thing that happens
Could be a problem with your AVG security software.
It is possible that (anti-virus) security software is causing the problem. Try to disable security software temporarily to see if that makes a difference.
Thank you for the suggestion. I turned off AVG as suggested but neither torrent download links nor storage download links worked for me.
I've re-stsrted my AVG
Additional info. Opened Opera and torrent download links work in that program - not in the same way, they save the torrent file and I then have to open that file in uTorrent
AND, if I selecxt bold above it will only apply to the first paragraph
Take a look at these issues under the environment Windows Safe Mode w/Networking.