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I get download error message, could not be opened bec helper app does not exist, chg the association in preferances--What to do?

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I get - Download Error - /Users/ffrasher//Desktop/Firefps 3.6.13.dmg could not be opened, because the associated helper app. does not Exist. Change the association in your Preferences. I run MOSX 1.3.9, Firefox 2.0.0.20. What can I do to upgrade.

Frank

I get - Download Error - /Users/ffrasher//Desktop/Firefps 3.6.13.dmg could not be opened, because the associated helper app. does not Exist. Change the association in your Preferences. I run MOSX 1.3.9, Firefox 2.0.0.20. What can I do to upgrade. Frank

Modified by frankcfrasher

Additional System Details

This started when...

1/15/11

Installed Plug-ins

  • Netscape Navigator Default Plug-in
  • Runs Java applets using the latest installed versions of Java. For more information: Java Embedding Plugin. Run version test: Java Information.
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • Provides support for Digital Rights Management
  • Shockwave Flash 9.0 r260
  • Provides support for Windows Media.
  • The Flip4Mac WMV Plugin allows you to view Windows Media content using QuickTime.
  • Java 1.3.1 Plug-in
  • Java 1.3.1 Plug-in (CFM)
  • Macromedia Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 8.5.1

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; en-US; rv:1.8.1.20) Gecko/20081217 Firefox/2.0.0.20

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See: *http://kb.mozillazine.org/The_associated_helper_application_does_not_exist