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Download Firefox adds another file extension

I got a new computer (Windows 10; my old one still had Windows 7), I have the same Firefox Version 85.0.2 (64 bit), and the same options (transferred with my account) yet… (read more)

I got a new computer (Windows 10; my old one still had Windows 7), I have the same Firefox Version 85.0.2 (64 bit), and the same options (transferred with my account) yet firefox behaves differently when downloading. In this case when I download a .dlc file (a text file) firefox ADDS the file extension .txt, in consequence jdownloader2 doesn't open it automatically. Under Windows 7 firefox does no such thing. How can I change this behavior in firefox (under Windows 10 only?)?

Asked by brzlbrmpf 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 days ago

Old profile somehow not saved when got new computer

Hi. I am on a brand new MacBook Pro with no access to my old one, and am unable to access my old Firefox boomarks. I didn't make a back up of my Firefox bookmarks and no … (read more)

Hi. I am on a brand new MacBook Pro with no access to my old one, and am unable to access my old Firefox boomarks. I didn't make a back up of my Firefox bookmarks and no matter what profile I try to recreate on Firefox, can't access them.

Do you know if I have any options for recovering my old bookmarks? Firefox says it automatically creates backups of profiles, but I don't understand how to activate or access these.

I cannot tell anything about my old Firefox profile from loading about:profiles page.

Thank you, Anna

Asked by hopedare9 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 week ago

GOOGLE DRIVE DOWNLOAD ISSUE

We can't download a file from GOOGLE DRIVE on Firefox and Firefox Nightly but we can download on GOOGLE CHROME. PLEASE SOLVE THIS PROBLEM ! ! ! Our firefox version is 87 … (read more)

We can't download a file from GOOGLE DRIVE on Firefox and Firefox Nightly but we can download on GOOGLE CHROME. PLEASE SOLVE THIS PROBLEM ! ! ! Our firefox version is 87 and 88(Latest now). Also SOME EXTENSIONS are seeing LAGly.

Asked by fatihuluefe 4 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 4 days ago

firefox VPN

Have tried repeatedly to download firefox VPN - all I get is form to fill out with my info, which I do...and then a little red thing when I try to click on the submit bu… (read more)

Have tried repeatedly to download firefox VPN - all I get is form to fill out with my info, which I do...and then a little red thing when I try to click on the submit button....have tried several times, same result... goes nowhere.

Asked by geneva_cheryl 4 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 4 days ago

Unable to Download Images from Google Drive

I am unable to download images from Google Drive using FireFox. I've looked through several discussion boards and tried various solutions: managing exceptions in cookies,… (read more)

I am unable to download images from Google Drive using FireFox. I've looked through several discussion boards and tried various solutions: managing exceptions in cookies, clearing cookies and site data, signing out of all other google accounts, signing out and signing back in; thus far nothing has worked.

It also seems as though I am perfectly able to download regular text documents.

Other people have received an error message when encountering this problem, I haven't even gotten that far. I click download, a couple loading messages appear in the bottom left, and then nothing happens.

I know that this is solely a problem with my FireFox, as I've just installed Google Chrome and was able to download the image; however, I'm not a fan of Google Chrome and would like to resolve this issue I'm running into with FireFox so that I can continue using it.

Attached is an image of the only message that appears when I attempt to download an image.

Asked by gwenstephens14 13 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 12 hours ago

Would like to get my "BOOKMARK" BAR Back

I got a bug, or a hack, or a virus that corrupted my FIREFOX so had to uninstall and re-install. Have got most of it fixed except I can't get the BOOKMARK "BAR" to displ… (read more)

I got a bug, or a hack, or a virus that corrupted my FIREFOX so had to uninstall and re-install.

Have got most of it fixed except I can't get the BOOKMARK "BAR" to display [see pic attached].

If I select "Bookmark" on the top bar, it opens the bookmark window but I want it where it has been for over a decade, between HISTORY AND TOOLS.

I downloaded the current rel 86. My first FIREFOX copy was ~2004/2005 ver 1.0.

Asked by jagman55 1 hour ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 17 minutes ago

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Are there any conflicts or problems having 2 browsers on the same computer using windows 7

I have no experience with having different browsers on the same computer and want to know if there are any conflicts or problems before I download a second browser. … (read more)

I have no experience with having different browsers on the same computer and want to know if there are any conflicts or problems before I download a second browser.

Asked by gerryloman 8 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 years ago

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When I updated FF Eco Start Page became my start PAge and default search place WHY?

Updating to new version of Fire Fox, my home page was changed to eco Start Page and my default search was a yahoo Eco Start Page . Why did this happen? I had trouble corr… (read more)

Updating to new version of Fire Fox, my home page was changed to eco Start Page and my default search was a yahoo Eco Start Page . Why did this happen? I had trouble correcting this and how can this happen to FF? I thought your browser was secure.

Asked by Rusyazman 8 years ago

Last reply by comgeek888 8 years ago

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I want to download Firefox 17 to a jump drive on a Windows machine and install it on my Mac. Can I do this?

I live in Mountain View and use Google WiFi which is provided by Google for the City of Mountain View. For the past few months, they have been having a BIG problem with t… (read more)

I live in Mountain View and use Google WiFi which is provided by Google for the City of Mountain View. For the past few months, they have been having a BIG problem with the corruption of downloads. Even teensy tiny ones. Perhaps you've heard about it since you're also in Mountain View. They have not responded to repeated posts from the forum... I have an iMac running Snow Leopard 10.6.8 and I haven't been able to update my software. I go to Lane Medical Library at Stanford to use the Windows machines there. I load whatever standalone software that I can onto a jump drive and install it at home. Unfortunately, some sites (like Apple and maybe even Mozilla!) recognize the computer you're on and only allow you to download software compatible with the machine that you are actually sitting at. This means that I can't reinstall Safari because I can't get a copy of it. And it looks like I might not be able to install Firefox 17.0 either. At least, that's what I'm trying to find out. "We've made some educated guesses about your current browser and operating system." See what I mean? So when I go to the library, will I be able to download a copy of Firefox 17.0 for the Mac and install it on my computer at home? Thanks!

Asked by Sparky_is_my_guy 8 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 years ago

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I cannot update from v. 16 to v. 17, and 16 no longer works (and is locked, so I can't throw it away)

My Macbook Pro is running 10.7.5 I got an update notice in Firefox and tried to update to v. 17. I. When I try to move the download to the Applications folder: (1) If I c… (read more)

My Macbook Pro is running 10.7.5 I got an update notice in Firefox and tried to update to v. 17.

I. When I try to move the download to the Applications folder:

(1) If I choose "Replace," I get the error message: "The operation can’t be completed because you don’t have permission to access some of the items."

(2) If I choose "Keep Both Files," I get the error message: "The operation can’t be completed because an unexpected error occurred (error code 0)."

II. Version 16 no longer works:

1. If I try to open it now, I get the error message: "You can't open the application Firefox.app because it may be damaged or incomplete."

2. If I try to throw out the damaged app, I get the error message: "The operation can’t be completed because the item “Firefox.app” is locked."

Can someone help me with this? Thanks!

Asked by lzzz 8 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 years ago

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I've just downloaded greasemonkey as i want to send links in Farmville. I still can't do a link. There is no "copy link" available. Can anyone help?.

I've followed information supplied by a friend in that I've highlighted the greasemonkey in the toolbar, clicked on it and done a refresh. How do I then do find a copy li… (read more)

I've followed information supplied by a friend in that I've highlighted the greasemonkey in the toolbar, clicked on it and done a refresh. How do I then do find a copy link? I can get all sorts of tasks eg Back, reload, bookmark,send link (which takes me to Outlook), view background, select all, inspect element etc. NO COPY LINK.

Asked by joanchar 8 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 years ago

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can't save/download pages/files in FF 12.

A few days ago, my good old FF (12) stopped downloading and saving. Actually, in the download screen it looks as if it was downloaded (shows in its full size in the Downl… (read more)

A few days ago, my good old FF (12) stopped downloading and saving. Actually, in the download screen it looks as if it was downloaded (shows in its full size in the Download screen), but the 'open' option is gray and it can't be found in the download folder. Also, when using 'save as' for web pages, only the html folder (images, etc.) is found where saved, but its 'mate' (the htm file) is not, and the 'open' option (on download screen) is gray. I deleted the mimetype.rdf and the downloads.sqlite files; I disabled all the relevant FF addons, changed downloading folder etc.--- nothing helps. Do you have any idea? Thanks

Asked by rondo 8 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 years ago

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How can I import passwords into firefox 16 from ie9. Windows 7

I would like to start using firefox as my default browser. The problem I have hundreds of passwords stored in ie9 that work just fine. I need to move the passwords to acc… (read more)

I would like to start using firefox as my default browser. The problem I have hundreds of passwords stored in ie9 that work just fine. I need to move the passwords to accomplish this. I can't seem to get an answer anywhere.

Asked by lawr1938 8 years ago

Last reply by Ash 8 years ago