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I have a folder named 'Downloads' and when I save to it, another folder with the same name appears within it.

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Using FF 17.

I have a folder named 'Downloads' in the folder list under the main HD header. Setting the 'Save to' folder name to 'Downloads' results in a 'Save files to' destination of C:\Downloads\Downloads.

How do I fix this short of going back to an earlier version of FF?

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This issue can be caused by an extension that isn't working properly.

Start Firefox in Safe Mode to check if one of the extensions (Firefox/Tools > Add-ons > Extensions) or if hardware acceleration is causing the problem (switch to the DEFAULT theme: Firefox/Tools > Add-ons > Appearance).

  • Do not click the Reset button on the Safe mode start window or otherwise make changes.