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Option to Open instead of Save is gone as of 98.0.1

Firefox used to give the option to open a file without saving. Now it saves everything to my downloads folder with no option to just open. (I am aware Firefox used to sav… (read more)

Firefox used to give the option to open a file without saving. Now it saves everything to my downloads folder with no option to just open. (I am aware Firefox used to save the opened files in temp). This causes major clutter in my downloads folder and big disruptions to my work flow. Sometimes I just want to view the file and not save it to my working folder (downloads).

Is there a workaround to save to opened files in temp and the saved files to download?

Does Firefox give 2 different "save to" options? One option for a location to save downloaded files and one option for a location to save opened files?

Asked by ferrisjustin18 2 months ago

Last reply by Terry 6 days ago

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Update to foxfire and logins and passwords are gone and I cannot add them back in

Two day ago the update wiped out my logins and passwords but not bookmarks I added them from google but they do not save I have reinstalled current an past versions but … (read more)

Two day ago the update wiped out my logins and passwords but not bookmarks I added them from google but they do not save I have reinstalled current an past versions but it will not hold any logins or passwords in memory

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Asked by jaysea5413 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 6 days ago

Cant download

Tried to download firefox browser. It just says in downloads 'Couldn't download - Virus scan failed'. How do I fix this? I did check that my laptop is updated. Security i… (read more)

Tried to download firefox browser. It just says in downloads 'Couldn't download - Virus scan failed'. How do I fix this? I did check that my laptop is updated. Security is updated. Scanned laptop for viruses, got nothing. Restarted laptop. No change.

Asked by gabisankauskaite 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

Checksum Error on latest download FF/de/EMEfree/

Hello, i just downloaded the "Firefox Setup 100.0.2.exe" from https://download-origin.cdn.mozilla.net/pub/firefox/releases/100.0.2/win64-EME-free/de/ and the checksum is … (read more)

Hello,

i just downloaded the "Firefox Setup 100.0.2.exe" from https://download-origin.cdn.mozilla.net/pub/firefox/releases/100.0.2/win64-EME-free/de/ and the checksum is different to that offered in https://download-origin.cdn.mozilla.net/pub/firefox/releases/100.0.2/SHA256SUMS or SHA512SUMS. Who may fix this or am i wrong at least?

Regards, Martin

Asked by martin.kubla 4 days ago

Download drop down menu

Please turn off the download drop down menu that appears every time I do a download...if you cant do that then give your users the option of turning it off or on... … (read more)

Please turn off the download drop down menu that appears every time I do a download...if you cant do that then give your users the option of turning it off or on...

Asked by vviktur 3 days ago

Last reply by Terry 2 days ago

How can I download an older version of Firefox?

I have an older Macbook Air that runs on OX Capitan which is not compatible with the latest version of Firefox. I have been a long time user of Firefox and have an accoun… (read more)

I have an older Macbook Air that runs on OX Capitan which is not compatible with the latest version of Firefox. I have been a long time user of Firefox and have an account. Please send me a link and instructions on how to download a version that will work on my device. Thank you in advance for your help. Venetia

Asked by Venetia 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

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When importing data from Chrome to Firefox, why am I NOT given the option to import my passwords?

There are a million support articles on this and other sites that show all the steps to importing your passwords from Chrome to Firefox, and they usually include a screen… (read more)

There are a million support articles on this and other sites that show all the steps to importing your passwords from Chrome to Firefox, and they usually include a screenshot that is identical to the one I've included, except for they also have a box you can check to import passwords. I successfully imported my cookies, browsing history, and bookmarks, but there was no passwords box for me to check and I haven't been able to import my passwords. Why is it that option not showing up for me?

Asked by jjj123 2 years ago

Last reply by McCoy 2 years ago

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Transferring Passwords form Firefox 45.9.0 to 70.0.1

Without using Sync, what is the easiest way to transfer my Firefox passwords from my old Mac (running OS X 10.6.8) to a new Mac (running 10.15.1)? Is it as simple as movi… (read more)

Without using Sync, what is the easiest way to transfer my Firefox passwords from my old Mac (running OS X 10.6.8) to a new Mac (running 10.15.1)?

Is it as simple as moving the old logins.json and key3.db files from the old Firefox Profile folder to the new Firefox Profile folder?

Can I copy the old Firefox Profiles folder and replace the Profile folder in the new Mac with a copy (to get all my bookmarks & passwords)?

Asked by Bart 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Profile migration won't work

I've tried for 3 hours now simply to migrate my win7 profile to win10. Using the mozilla guide i get to a point where i open firefox and all is great. Bookmarks etc all s… (read more)

I've tried for 3 hours now simply to migrate my win7 profile to win10. Using the mozilla guide i get to a point where i open firefox and all is great. Bookmarks etc all successfully show. But then if i close fiefox and open it again, in the top left-hand corner in red i just get

Please tell me what i'm doing wrong!

Asked by autolycus 2 years ago

Answered by autolycus 2 years ago