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I am asked to select an app each time I attempt to open a linked file via a website. How do I tell firefox to use the same app every time?

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I have a website; www.designed4submariners.com. On several pages, I have created links to images which are located in a upload file folder. Each time I click on one of those links on the active website (using Firefox as browser), a dialog box appears asking me: What should Firefox do with this file? Beneath the question is a pull down menu which has "TextEdit (defualt)" selected next to a radio button. The image file will open in a browser window when I select Firefox from that pull down menu. I can not tell Firefox to open all similar files using Firefox. How can I resolve this issue as I must go through the same process each time I attempt to open one of those links.

Réiteach roghnaithe

no link to my knowledge. it is known win 7 asks you to associate a program every time u open an online file. i think you should configure win 7. im not an expert yet in win 7 but it does this im sure on many computers who freshly installed win7

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This is a windows 7 problem as far as i know. Not a Firefox problem. Unless you have an older version of Windows, you can still try this: check in your Firefox browser that remember history is ON.

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Can you post a link to a page with that problem?

This is usually caused by using a link with a file extension that isn't configured on the server.

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Réiteach Roghnaithe

no link to my knowledge. it is known win 7 asks you to associate a program every time u open an online file. i think you should configure win 7. im not an expert yet in win 7 but it does this im sure on many computers who freshly installed win7

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I am a Mac user. I don't use windows.

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Yes; the following URL is one of the pages having that problem. I am using a relatively new iMac. Please click on anyone of the hyperlinks in the "Boats Built" section of the page.

https://www.designed4submariners.com/Skipjack_Class.html

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Your response identifies the issue exactly! My website is hosted by GoDaddy. I have forwarded your linked information to their tech department. The URL below my signature is the site having the problem I've outlined when attempting to access linked images.

Thank you

Vincent G. Flaherty, Principal Hamilton 1:1 Communications, LLC 410 Fern Road Orwigsburg, PA 17961-9210 Tel: (267) 261-8693

Designed for Submarines: http://www.designed4submariners.com

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As it turns out, the issue I described was created because I had placed parentheses within the name of each file that was uploaded to my website. Those parentheses where the remove the extension from the file as it was uploading into the upload file.