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firefox doesntremember app settings and keeps asking me what to do with zip files everytime

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me app settings for zip and rar files is to always open them after download. despite these settings, every time i download a zip or rar file, the "what to do" window appears.

me app settings for zip and rar files is to always open them after download. despite these settings, every time i download a zip or rar file, the "what to do" window appears.

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Firefox doesn't use the file extension to determine the action for downloads, it uses the MIME-type. If the MIME-type is incorrect or missing, Firefox defaults to asking the user.

http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Managing+file+types

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hey, thanks for the quick replay, but im not that stupid :) my settings is set to open zip files with winzip, and i checked the "do this automatically". it doesnt work. thats the prob...