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How to disable "You have chosen to open this file" dialog for zip files in firefox

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Hi Team,

I want to disable to "You have chosen to open this file" dialog for zip files but i am not able to disable it.

I have looked for some solution in google search that did not help.

Please help me on this.

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I had a problem with RAR files. Firefox didn't remember the last choice I made on the "You have chosen to open" popup window. The Applications section in the Options/General panel didn't have an entry for RAR files.

So, I googled "sample rar file". Then I downloaded a sample rar file. Doing that created an entry for rar files in the Applications section. From then on, for rar files, Firefox remembered what I chose on the "You have chosen to open" popup window.

Hope I correctly understood your question.

[https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/change-firefox-behavior-when-open-fi...]

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I had a problem with RAR files. Firefox didn't remember the last choice I made on the "You have chosen to open" popup window. The Applications section in the Options/General panel didn't have an entry for RAR files.

So, I googled "sample rar file". Then I downloaded a sample rar file. Doing that created an entry for rar files in the Applications section. From then on, for rar files, Firefox remembered what I chose on the "You have chosen to open" popup window.

Hope I correctly understood your question.

[https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/change-firefox-behavior-when-open-fi...]

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What would you expect to happen ?

An automatic action is only possible if the server sends a file with a valid content-type for this file extension.

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I have too much time on my hands.

Would this be of any help?

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/fire.../content-type-fixer

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