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Why can't firefox save a file on my desktop creating a meaningful shortcut reflecting the logo of the icon's identity ?

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First I saved the file on my desktop with firefox. When I attempted to open it later, all I saw was a list of unscripted files that were meaningless. I then proceeded to save the original file on my desktop using internet explorer..proceeded to open it and all the pages and graphics were intact. So tell me why I should continue using firefox when all I see is jumbled java script. I need to save files on my desktop.

Basic TROUBLESOME issues like this, which are of prime necessity to this user, firefox seems to ignore .

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What kind of files are you having issues with and how are you going through the process of saving them? I can't say I've ever heard of a program having issues saving files exclusively on the desktop.

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What is the name of the file? What type? Where did you get it from?

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Firefox usually creates two items when you download a web page. One is the main HTML file (xxx.html) and the other item is a folder with the additional files with the name xxxx_files (Windows threads these two items as connected files). From what you describe it looks that you opened this folder instead of opening the xxx.html file.