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ESR 91 downloads files after it is blocked

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Hi

  Anyone experiencing an issue with Firefox 91 ESR on Win10 with blocking downloads?  We have the desktop blocked with controlled folder access and a plugin loaded which stops downloads of most file types, but when clicked on, the box appears to save the file after regardless.  The user cannot select a file location, but if they just click save it saves to the desktop anyway.  Cannot seem to stop firefox doing this. Anyone know a fix ?

Thanks,

      Jon Dickens
Hi Anyone experiencing an issue with Firefox 91 ESR on Win10 with blocking downloads? We have the desktop blocked with controlled folder access and a plugin loaded which stops downloads of most file types, but when clicked on, the box appears to save the file after regardless. The user cannot select a file location, but if they just click save it saves to the desktop anyway. Cannot seem to stop firefox doing this. Anyone know a fix ? Thanks, Jon Dickens

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jon.dickens said

We have the desktop blocked with controlled folder access and a plugin loaded which stops downloads of most file types, but when clicked on, the box appears to save the file after regardless. The user cannot select a file location, but if they just click save it saves to the desktop anyway. Cannot seem to stop firefox doing this. Anyone know a fix ?

Hi Jon, what is the plugin you are using to block downloads? It sounds as though it isn't effective and I wonder whether it has any documentation to review or an author to contact.

By the way, if you are trying to force a particular download folder (i.e., not the Desktop), there is a group policy setting for that:

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jon.dickens said

Hi

  Anyone experiencing an issue with Firefox 91 ESR on Win10 with blocking downloads?  

We have the desktop blocked with controlled folder access and a plugin loaded

which stops downloads of most file types, but when clicked on, the box appears
to save the file after regardless.  The user cannot select a file location, but if they
just click save it saves to the desktop anyway.  Cannot seem to stop firefox doing this. 

Anyone know a fix ?

Thanks,

      Jon Dickens

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Thanks JSCher2000. Once we hardcoded all save settings in the GPO to the desktop and locked it down with controlled folder access via GPO is worked!

Thanks again

Jon