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Continues to ask what to do with a file download

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Have tried changing the settings under the application tab in firefox settings. Change saves, but continues to ask what to do with the file download. Want it to stop asking every single time.

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

== First day firefox was added to computer

Have tried changing the settings under the application tab in firefox settings. Change saves, but continues to ask what to do with the file download. Want it to stop asking every single time. == This happened == Every time Firefox opened == First day firefox was added to computer

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cor-el
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You can only set an automatic action for a specific MIME type. If a server doesn't send one then setting an action doesn't work.

See "File handling in Firefox 3 and SeaMonkey 2": http://kb.mozillazine.org/File_types_and_download_actions

You can only set an automatic action for a specific MIME type. If a server doesn't send one then setting an action doesn't work. See "File handling in Firefox 3 and SeaMonkey 2": http://kb.mozillazine.org/File_types_and_download_actions