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When installing add ons i get error 228 the fixes in help do not work, still getting the error. firefox 3.6.3 OS X 10.5, any other fixes?

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I was trying to install the DOM inspector and Firebug. Firefox 3.6.3 in OSX 10.5 Leopard. Just to make sure I tried a couple of other plug ins. Each time error 228 comes up. I already tried the fixes in the help with no success.

== Tried to install Firebug

I was trying to install the DOM inspector and Firebug. Firefox 3.6.3 in OSX 10.5 Leopard. Just to make sure I tried a couple of other plug ins. Each time error 228 comes up. I already tried the fixes in the help with no success. == Tried to install Firebug

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Try to save the xpi file to the desktop and install the extension via File > Open File. --- http://kb.mozillazine.org/Unable_to_install_themes_or_extensions

Try to save the xpi file to the desktop and install the extension via File > Open File. --- http://kb.mozillazine.org/Unable_to_install_themes_or_extensions

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@cor-el thanks for the suggestion. I think it allowed me to find the problem. for some reason the file download does not initiate. I have no idea why. I will trying doing a fresh install of firefox.

@cor-el thanks for the suggestion. I think it allowed me to find the problem. for some reason the file download does not initiate. I have no idea why. I will trying doing a fresh install of firefox.

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it still did not work after removing all firefox stuff and doing a full install downloads of the add ons do not initiate is there any alternate sorce for the xpi file

it still did not work after removing all firefox stuff and doing a full install downloads of the add ons do not initiate is there any alternate sorce for the xpi file