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How do you keep images from saving as "unknown.ext"?

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When saving images, sometimes (but more often than I care to tolerate) the name defaults to "unknown.ext". Is there any solution outside of typing out a new name and extension type.

When saving images, sometimes (but more often than I care to tolerate) the name defaults to "unknown.ext". Is there any solution outside of typing out a new name and extension type.

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guigs 1072 solutions 11697 answers

Please uninstall older versions of plugins in order to avoid security issues:

Shockwave Flash 16.0 r0

Shockwave Flash 9.0 r45

Sometimes a problem with Firefox may be a result of malware installed on your computer, that you may not be aware of.

You can try these free programs to scan for malware, which work with your existing antivirus software:

Microsoft Security Essentials is a good permanent antivirus for Windows 7/Vista/XP if you don't already have one.

Further information can be found in the Troubleshoot Firefox issues caused by malware article.

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Please uninstall older versions of plugins in order to avoid security issues: Shockwave Flash 16.0 r0 Shockwave Flash 9.0 r45 Sometimes a problem with Firefox may be a result of malware installed on your computer, that you may not be aware of. You can try these free programs to scan for malware, which work with your existing antivirus software: * [http://www.microsoft.com/security/scanner/default.aspx Microsoft Safety Scanner] * [http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free/ MalwareBytes' Anti-Malware] * [http://support.kaspersky.com/viruses/disinfection/5350 Anti-Rootkit Utility - TDSSKiller] * [http://general-changelog-team.fr/en/downloads/viewdownload/20-outils-de-xplode/2-adwcleaner AdwCleaner] (for more info, see this [http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/adwcleaner/ alternate AdwCleaner download page]) * [http://www.surfright.nl/en/hitmanpro/ Hitman Pro] * [http://www.eset.com/us/online-scanner/ ESET Online Scanner] [http://windows.microsoft.com/MSE Microsoft Security Essentials] is a good permanent antivirus for Windows 7/Vista/XP if you don't already have one. Further information can be found in the [[Troubleshoot Firefox issues caused by malware]] article. Did this fix your problems? Please report back to us!