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When I download a file, a small popup window appears showing all the downloaded files. I don't like or need this window! How do I turn it off? I have included an image of the annoying download popup.

When I download a file, a small popup window appears showing all the downloaded files. I don't like or need this window! How do I turn it off? I have included an image of the annoying download popup.
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Hi, that was a new feature of Firefox 98. There is a hidden setting to control whether the panel opens:

(1) In a new tab, type or paste about:config in the address bar and press Enter/Return. Click the button accepting the risk.

More info on about:config: Configuration Editor for Firefox. The moderators would like us to remind you that changes made through this back door aren't fully supported and aren't guaranteed to continue working in the future.

(2) In the search box in the page, type or paste browser.download.alwaysOpenPanel and pause while the list is filtered

(3) Double-click the preference to switch the value from true (open it) to false (do not open it)


General background article on the new download workflow in Firefox 98: How file downloads are handled in Firefox version 98 and above.

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