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My downloads quit working in Firefox but work fine in IE

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I am unable to download in Firefox. It was fine earlier and no changes were made that I am aware of. I am having no problem downloading with IE but prefer Firefox.

I am unable to download in Firefox. It was fine earlier and no changes were made that I am aware of. I am having no problem downloading with IE but prefer Firefox.

Additional System Details

Installed Plug-ins

  • -Office Plugin for Netscape Navigator
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • Default Plug-in
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape "9.3.2"
  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • The Hulu Desktop Plugin allows Hulu.com to integrate with the Hulu Desktop application.
  • BrowserPlus -- Improve your browser! -- http://browserplus.yahoo.com/
  • Shockwave Flash 10.0 r42
  • Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 11.5
  • iTunes Detector Plug-in
  • Picasa plugin
  • 3.0.50106.0
  • Office Live Update v1.4
  • NPWLPG
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_20 for Mozilla browsers

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-US; rv:1.9.2.3) Gecko/20100401 Firefox/3.6.3

More Information

Application Basics
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Firefox
Version
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Profile Directory
Open Containing Folder
Installed Plugins
about:plugins
Build Configuration
about:buildconfig
Extensions
Name
Version
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ID
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Java Console
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&PT
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Shawn
  • Moderator
42 solutions 549 answers
Could you be more specific? What exactly is happening when you try to download something with Firefox? [[Unable to download or save files]] [[Downloads window is blank]] [[Downloads window does not open]] [[Firefox crashes when trying to download a file]]