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How can I change the default download location in Firefox 4


Downloads go immediately to the Download folder. I want to change to a different location. Cannot find the right place to change this in Firefox 4.

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Every time Firefox opened

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I downloaded Firefox 4

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  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.0; rv:2.0.1) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/4.0.1

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silkphoenix 92 solutions 1250 answers

Helpful Reply

Click on the Firefox icon, then:

Tools > Options > General

Question owner

Thanks, I have been to that tab several times today and finally found what I needed. BTW there is no tab with tools. It is just options>options.