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I removed and re loaded Firefox. Now I can't download anything! says 'source file cannot be read'

I removed and re loaded Firefox. Now I can't download anything! says 'source file cannot be read'

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It is possible that your anti-virus software is corrupting the downloaded files or otherwise interfering with downloading files.
Try to disable the real-time (live) scanning of files in your anti-virus software temporarily to see if that makes downloading work.

See "Disable virus scanning in Firefox preferences - Windows"

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Additional System Details

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

This started when...

Right after I re installed Firefox

Installed Plug-ins

  • Shockwave Flash 11.4 r402
  • Google Update
  • 5.1.10411.0
  • RadioPI Installer Plugin Stub for 32-bit Windows
  • Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) plug-in for Mozilla browsers
  • np-mswmp

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.0; rv:16.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/16.0

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http://kb.mozillazine.org/Unable_to_save_or_download_files
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Chosen Solution

It is possible that your anti-virus software is corrupting the downloaded files or otherwise interfering with downloading files.
Try to disable the real-time (live) scanning of files in your anti-virus software temporarily to see if that makes downloading work.

See "Disable virus scanning in Firefox preferences - Windows"

It is possible that your anti-virus software is corrupting the downloaded files or otherwise interfering with downloading files.<br /> Try to disable the real-time (live) scanning of files in your anti-virus software temporarily to see if that makes downloading work. See "Disable virus scanning in Firefox preferences - Windows" *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Unable_to_save_or_download_files *browser.download.manager.scanWhenDone