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"Open with" stopped working, only "download" is possible for downloadable files.

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A few months ago, probably after FF update, the "open with" stopped working, only download is possible.

Particularly, simple url links fail to "open with" including reading with firefox itself. I can not open PDFs, outer program links. Only a few PDF links are opened at specially crafted websites. Probably those are sites with on-site defined MIME or allowing the PDF contents being pre-cashed.

In all the other cases where the file being opened should be pre-downloaded with FF downloader, it fails to download. The same file is downloaded easily when choosing "save as"

I guess, the problem may be in the "downloader" part only, since other online contents are displayed, i.e. streamed, or stored in cache without problems.

Modified by Hale_JP

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Up, it is still impossible opening online files from Firefox (using firefox, or external program).

Even in safe mode (CTRL+SHIFT)

But the same files are downloaded fine through Download.

Modified by Hale_JP


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