I just updated to 18.0.1. It's not saving web pages using "web pg complete" option. Does save as HTML only and text. I'm running Windows XP SP3 on Intel Core 2 Duo 3000 MHz with NVidia GForce 8400 under 32 Bit.
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The Reset Firefox feature can fix many issues by restoring Firefox to its factory default state while saving your essential information. Note: This will cause you to lose any Extensions, Open websites, and some Preferences.
To Reset Firefox do the following:
- Go to Firefox > Help > Troubleshooting Information.
- Click the "Reset Firefox" button.
- Firefox will close and reset. After Firefox is done, it will show a window with the information that is imported. Click Finish.
- Firefox will open with all factory defaults applied.
Further information can be found in the Refresh Firefox - reset add-ons and settings article.
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Follow-up: I've been using the "Save with URL" (0.2.12) Add-On for quite a few years now. It's simple, great, and performs as advertised. Well, apparently 18.0.1 did it in.
A bit of digging suggested the problem might be with an add-on. So I slowly went through them selecting possible candidates, turning them off, restarting, saving a test web page. After turning off SaveWithURL, restarting, and saving the test page. . . voila! FF saved the page as a Web Page Complete. Put it back on, yada yada yada, didn't save the page. I'll let the author of the Add-On know about the problem. I've switched to "Saved From URL". It's less elegant but provides the info I want.
This seems to happen if the source page is not complete. Try this page:
It doesn't have any header or body definition, and never terminates loading. On 'Save complete', only the _files (images/js etc) are saved.