I don't want downloads to automatically save; how do I undo that?
When I want to download a power point it automatically tries to save it and I don't know how to stop it. I DON'T want it to do that. Going to Tools - Options is of no help because I can not unselect the "Save File to" or "Always ask me where to save files".
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See: Tools > Options > General : Downloads : "Always ask me where to save every file"
I have done that, but I don't want to tell it where to save because I don't want it to save at all...
I got it solved:)
just change the download actions of the types of files that are usually saved "always ask" that would solve the problem of those who accidentally clicked "save file" and "do this from now on" [[download actions| http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Managing%20file%20types?s=automatic+download&as=s#w_download-actions]]
check it out
Modified by janjira