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How can a delete from the download queue (or wherever it is) a file that continues to download every time I open Firefox?

I've previously rebooted in safe mode, and reinstalled Firefox.

Thank you!

How can a delete from the download queue (or wherever it is) a file that continues to download every time I open Firefox? I've previously rebooted in safe mode, and reinstalled Firefox. Thank you!

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John99 971 solutions 13138 answers

I wonder if it is a tab that you keep reloading at startup. Otherwise I may ordinarily expect it to be a malware problem, but on a Mac that is less likely than on a Windows PC.

I wonder if it is a tab that you keep reloading at startup. Otherwise I may ordinarily expect it to be a malware problem, but on a Mac that is less likely than on a Windows PC. *Does the problem go away if you temporarily set Firefox to show only a blankpage on startup ?<br /> [[Startup, home page and download settings]]