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Download issues

Dear Friends at Firefox, There is only one reason that i'm using Firefox less and less ; because of the download files options. When i choose the option to download… (read more)

Dear Friends at Firefox,

There is only one reason that i'm using Firefox less and less ; because of the download files options. When i choose the option to download to a particular location, inspite of that, most files get down loaded to the firefox download folder and i always have to go there and then copy or move it out to a location desired.

There is no easily vavilable info about that.

Would request some info and help for the same. i have tried all that i could from the current browzer settings and it has not helped.

Been a loyal fan of Firefox and would love to have this resolved.

Thank you,

Ashish

Asked by ashman1998 7 hours ago

Last reply by zeroknight 4 hours ago

Firefox automatically download files .docx from facebook page as pdf

Hello, I have problem with firefox. When I try download from facebook page files .docx, .xlsx (Microsoft Office) Firefox automatically download it as PDF and file is brok… (read more)

Hello, I have problem with firefox. When I try download from facebook page files .docx, .xlsx (Microsoft Office) Firefox automatically download it as PDF and file is broken. I don't know how to repair this. Please help, it is very frustrating.

Asked by matek90bat 2 days ago

Last reply by zeroknight 2 days ago

Unable to update Firefox browser

I have Firefox 124.0.2 running on Windows 11. For some reason, I can't update Firefox. When I manually download the update file, it appears to run Ok, but the version do… (read more)

I have Firefox 124.0.2 running on Windows 11. For some reason, I can't update Firefox. When I manually download the update file, it appears to run Ok, but the version doesn't change. If I go to settings and click on "Check for Updates" is comes back and says Failed to Check for Updates. How do I fix this?

Originally reported on April 11th /questions/1444593: I have Windows 11 and the Firefox 124.0.2 browser. I cannot update to the latest version of Firefox. I receive an error message "Failed to update". I've uninstalled and reinstalled the browser, ran the install utility selecting update, nothing seems to work. Please help

Asked by rpm3110 5 days ago

Last reply by NoahSUMO 3 days ago

File not downloaded: Potential security risk - Allow download don't work

Hi! On the latest version Mozilla Firefox 125.0.1 when i download .docx files i get the message 'File not downloaded: Potential security risk.' I select Allow download an… (read more)

Hi! On the latest version Mozilla Firefox 125.0.1 when i download .docx files i get the message 'File not downloaded: Potential security risk.' I select Allow download and the file downloaded can't be opened.

Thanks!

Asked by Laurentiu Marin 5 days ago

Last reply by Agent virtuel 3 days ago

Firefox Unable to Update Automatically

About a week ago I started getting these update error messages stating "Update available - Firefox couldn't update automatically. Download the new version". I've also tri… (read more)

About a week ago I started getting these update error messages stating "Update available - Firefox couldn't update automatically. Download the new version". I've also tried clicking "Learn more" on the error message but it's a dead link. Going into the settings for updates I am set to auto update, but when I manually check for updates it says "Failed to check for updates".

The help article on this issue simply tells you to download and manually reinstall Firefox, but I'm having to do this nearly every day. I work in IT myself so I know a "bandaid" workaround when I see one. Is there a solution to this issue?

Asked by exo82 4 weeks ago

Last reply by NoahSUMO 3 days ago

Is there a way I can get my Add-Ons BACK after "upgrading" to a version that keeps Cloudflare happy?

I did an Upgrade to a version of Firefox that would bypass those "Your Browser Is Not Supported" messages that apparently come from "Cloud-flare." I figured [naievely!] … (read more)

I did an Upgrade to a version of Firefox that would bypass those "Your Browser Is Not Supported" messages that apparently come from "Cloud-flare." I figured [naievely!] that my addons would "port" to the upgrade. They didn't. Is there any way [e.g., a putative backup file, perhaps] that would allow this?

Thanks in advance...!

Please reply to --- The Gray Cat << tmc@att.net >>

Asked by The Gray Cat 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

Firefox keeps asking to reinstall. It fails to check for updates. I have Windows 11 and Firefox 124.0.2

I have Windows 11 and Firefox 124.0.2. Firefox keeps asking to reinstall. I think it is because I keep getting the message that it fails to check for updates. I don't kno… (read more)

I have Windows 11 and Firefox 124.0.2. Firefox keeps asking to reinstall. I think it is because I keep getting the message that it fails to check for updates. I don't know if I have installed the Microsoft Firefox or the direct Mozilla Firefox downloaded. Maybe that is the problem, but I am not tech savvy. I have used Firefox for many years and like it. I am also too old (83) to deal with these problems. Help!

Asked by tommcgrath 5 days ago

Last reply by NoahSUMO 3 days ago

Trying to install and use J2SE plug-in

I am trying to access Oracle eBS instance but when I login to the page, I get a notification as shown in the image. After installing the plug-in and restarting the brow… (read more)

I am trying to access Oracle eBS instance but when I login to the page, I get a notification as shown in the image.

After installing the plug-in and restarting the browser, when I try to run the application, I get the same notification.

Asked by Vatsala.Saxena 4 days ago

Last reply by James 4 days ago

Repeated Installation Requests

Hello, I've installed Firefox twice in the last couple of days (Windows 10 - I think) and I continue to receive messages that say I need to install the latest version. … (read more)

Hello, I've installed Firefox twice in the last couple of days (Windows 10 - I think) and I continue to receive messages that say I need to install the latest version.

Do you issue updates daily, or is there something wrong with my Firefox installation or is it something else?

Thank you.

Asked by Jerry Wiener 1 week ago

Last reply by zeroknight 6 days ago

Download does Not Download..

Due to repeated issues over a week, I uninstalled Firefox days ago. Tried to Reinstall it repeatedly on same device several times. It was working before..BUT it keeps sho… (read more)

Due to repeated issues over a week, I uninstalled Firefox days ago. Tried to Reinstall it repeatedly on same device several times. It was working before..BUT it keeps showing its downloaded on Settings but Firefox download page keeps showing "DOWNLOAD" Tried several times. Not my computer. Nothing works to resolve it.. Windows 11..

Asked by Linda 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago

cannot install Firefox 124.0.2

I am running Edition Windows 11 Home Version 23H2 Installed on ‎10/‎13/‎2022 OS build 22631.3447 Experience Windows Feature Experience Pack 1000.22688.1000.0 Device speci… (read more)

I am running Edition Windows 11 Home Version 23H2 Installed on ‎10/‎13/‎2022 OS build 22631.3447 Experience Windows Feature Experience Pack 1000.22688.1000.0 Device specifications; Device name MSI Processor 12th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-1280P 2.00 GHz Installed RAM 16.0 GB (15.7 GB usable) System type 64-bit operating system, x64-based processor

When I click on install Firefox 124.0.2 the following window pops up stating; Sorry, Firefox can't be installed. This version of Firefox requires Microsoft Windows 10 or newer. Please click the OK button for additional information.

Which opens up a new window giving me the following installation requirements.

Firefox System Requirements Firefox 124.0.2 Windows Operating Systems (32-bit and 64-bit)

   Windows 10 or later

Recommended Hardware

   1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster compatible processor or System on a Chip (SoC)
   1GB of RAM / 2GB of RAM for the 64-bit version
   500MB of hard drive space

As previously noted, my windows operating system and hardware meet the Firefox System Requirements.

Please let me know what needs to be done to install Firefox 124.0.2

Thank you! John

Asked by jdhersh 1 week ago

Last reply by zeroknight 1 week ago

Firefox never updating in background despite the settings

Hello everyone, I started using firefox actively a year back or something like that, last couple of months it started driving me nuts as it started updating every time I… (read more)

Hello everyone,

I started using firefox actively a year back or something like that, last couple of months it started driving me nuts as it started updating every time I launch it, which is very annoying even if it takes only 10 15 seconds, I sometimes need to check something really quick and I have to wait for it to finish installing an update, even though I checked the setting for it to do so in the background, it seems to only do it after I launch it disrupting my workflow, which made me switch back to Chrome temporarily, is there a way to fix this?

Asked by Relax 2 weeks ago

Last reply by zeroknight 1 week ago

Reinstall old firefox version

I recently downloaded the new version of Firefox and dragged it to the application folder. When it asked if I wanted to retain or replace the existing version I clicked r… (read more)

I recently downloaded the new version of Firefox and dragged it to the application folder. When it asked if I wanted to retain or replace the existing version I clicked replace. Then I found my computer is too old to run the new version. Can I still get and download the previous firefox browser version?

Asked by aptreloar 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Firefox upgrade deleted bookmarks

After downloading latest version of Firefox my bookmarks where deleted, so I restored my laptop back to an earlier date and now just Dismiss it when it says an update is … (read more)

After downloading latest version of Firefox my bookmarks where deleted, so I restored my laptop back to an earlier date and now just Dismiss it when it says an update is available. How will I know when this problem has been taken care of where I can update Firefox? Firefox is the only browser I have as I've did everything to block Microsoft from taking over my laptop. I'm fixing to delete my old Microsoft account to complete that procedure. I'd have to research Chrome to see if they attempt to control what I can do with my laptop like Microsoft does. My only problem with Firefox was they allowed Microsoft to do it's best to change my system to Edge, but I'm still fighting them.

Just noticed at bottom of this page under Troubleshooting information,

 "securitySoftware": {
   "registeredAntiVirus": "Microsoft Defender Antivirus"

Now I see I still have connections to Microsoft. Thank you Mozilla for showing me this. I've got to change my security for this. Hope Firefox has it's on.

Asked by grt_49 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 weeks ago