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when downloading firefox get message "Firefox setup stub 42.0(39).exe couldn't be downloaded. running windows 10...HELP!

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Firefox will not download, as referenced in my question

Firefox will not download, as referenced in my question

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  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/42.0.2311.135 Safari/537.36 Edge/12.10240

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FredMcD
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*1 '''[http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all/ Download Firefox For All languages And Systems]v41''' {web link}

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same message "Firefox Setup 42.0 (1).exec couldn't be downloaded" This appears at the bottom of the screen to the right of this message I have the option to: retry, cancel, view downloads

same message "Firefox Setup 42.0 (1).exec couldn't be downloaded" This appears at the bottom of the screen to the right of this message I have the option to: retry, cancel, view downloads
FredMcD
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Using another computer, Download Firefox Full Version For All languages And Systems {web link} onto a thumb drive. After, plug the thumb into your system. https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/41.0/system-requirements/

Using another computer, '''[http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all/ Download Firefox Full Version For All languages And Systems]''' {web link} onto a thumb drive. After, plug the thumb into your system. https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/41.0/system-requirements/
James
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Fred the Release has been Firefox 42.0 since early Tuesday.

Fred the Release has been Firefox 42.0 since early Tuesday.
cor-el
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It is possible that Anti-Virus software is causing problems. Try to disable Anti-Virus software temporarily to see if that makes a difference.

Boot the computer in Windows Safe Mode with network support (press F8 on the boot screen) to see if that helps.

It is possible that Anti-Virus software is causing problems. Try to disable Anti-Virus software temporarily to see if that makes a difference. Boot the computer in Windows Safe Mode with network support (press F8 on the boot screen) to see if that helps. *http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/how-to-start-windows-in-safe-mode/ *http://www.7tutorials.com/4-ways-boot-safe-mode-windows-10