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download windows appears in Firefox browser with barcode-scanner input.

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When in some text field, I input with barcode-scanner, A download windows appears in Firefox browser. Although a barcode-scanner act like a keyboard input device, it must not show download window. I blocked download option in firefox browser (Tools->Options->General Tab-> Unchecked download options) nothing happens, even I disable java-script. Till download windows appears in Firefox browser with barcode-scanner input.

IE(any version) not showing this. What can I do? Can anyone help me. I am developing an ERP system which is browser dependent and I love Firefox!!

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Did you re-start Mozilla after un-checking the Show Downloads window when downloading a file? Could you provide your picture of General Tab in the Mozilla Tools -> Options?

Thanks, Borian

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What a Problem!! Can anyone help me?

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Did you re-start Mozilla after un-checking the Show Downloads window when downloading a file? Could you provide your picture of General Tab in the Mozilla Tools -> Options?

Thanks, Borian

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Do you need to press any keys to initiate such a barcode insert or does that happen automatically if you scan some barcode?

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1. Did you re-start Mozilla after un-checking the Show Downloads window ?--> Sure 100%!!

2. Do you need to press any keys to initiate such a barcode insert -------> No

3. does that happen automatically if you scan some barcode?


> YES (in firefox only not in IE or other browser)

Downloads windows apears automatically when I scan any barcode. It is happening although all the options is switched off.

My Barcode scanner is very simple, just focus on a barcode' it scan and delever text ouput in any applications like a key board.

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Can you add a specific content type for that file to make Firefox recognize it as such?

What is the current content type of that file?

If Firefox gives a download dialog then that suggests that Firefox doesn't recognize that file.