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When i click on some thing in my toolbar, it just says "An error occurred while loading the archive." It happens when i download something too! HELP!


Everytime i try to click on something i downloaded, it gives me the same response! I have no idea how to fix this. Please help.

Additional System Details

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

This started when...

I downloaded something

Installed Plug-ins

  • Shockwave Flash 10.0 r22
  • The default plugin handles plugin data for mimetypes and extensions that are not specified and facilitates downloading of new plugins.
  • The demo print plugin for unix.
  • The Totem 2.24.3 plugin handles video and audio streams.
  • DivX Web Player version


  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv: Gecko/2009032711 Ubuntu/8.10 (intrepid) Firefox/3.0.8

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You are running a very old Firefox 3.0.8 version.
I do not know if your Ubuntu/8.10 distribution support more current Firefox 3.6.x versions (Firefox 4+ versions are quite unlikely to run).

You can check the system requirements:

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