Search Support

Avoid support scams. We will never ask you to call or text a phone number or share personal information. Please report suspicious activity using the “Report Abuse” option.

Learn More

Cuireadh an snáithe seo sa chartlann. Cuir ceist nua má tá cabhair uait.

Firefox 72.0.1 attempts to download a file when I type an address in the search bar

  • 1 freagra
  • 1 leis an bhfadhb seo
  • 12 views
  • Freagra is déanaí ó crankygoat

more options

When I type in an address in the search bar Firefox intermittently serves up a blank page and attempts to download the page as a file. This only seems to happen when I omit typing in www. in an address and doesn't seem to happen when the address is in my recent history and Firefox autocompletes it.

My internet connection is fine and this is not happening in other browsers.

Attached screenshots

All Replies (1)

more options

Check the "Do this automatically" box and click OK.