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Firefox preview Downloading corrupt document files

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I was downloading a doc from government website but everytime it seems to be a corrupt pdf file. When I managed to open it using html file viewer it shows some unauthorised access error in website. While downloading this file with chrome android is fine with correct pdf extension.

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Firefox preview cannot download files that require user authentication to download right now. We are working on fixing this in an upcoming update.


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I tried to download statements from several of my financial institutions and every time I use the recently updated version of Firefox (version 80.0), the Adobe pdf files are being corrupted in the download process. This is a major problem. I never had this problem in the previous version of Firefox, and I don't want to have to continually switch to a different browser just to download pdf statements. This should be a top priority.


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