Have to always select Quicken to open downloaded file
I've been using Windows Quicken and Firefox for many years and have one ongoing annoyance... When I download a .qfx file of transactions from some financial institution, a window pops up asking what should Firefox do with this file.. (Firefox is my default browser)... There is a choice to open the file with Windows Quicken and I select that and things work fine. However, there is also an optional check box that supposedly gives you the choice to "Do this automatically for files like this from now on". I check that box but it never seems to work... I am always asked the question about what should Firefox use to open a qfx file. What can I do to get FIrefox to use Windows Quicken to automatically open the file?
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How are you downloading your transactions? Are you using Quicken to go in & get them, or are you manually dling them after you have logged into the financial institution? I use the latter.
In one instance Quicken is using the Windows Quicken Handler to dl the transactions directly into the appropriate register. However, with another financial institution it is dling the qfx file & putting it into my main Downloads directory. I then have to import the file into the appropriate register using Quicken's import function.
Check to see if Quicken QFX data says to "use Quicken Windows (default).