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Firefox automatically download files .docx from facebook page as pdf

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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.

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.

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This could be about a new security feature that blocks unsafe downloads, but can interfere with downloading files. You can set dom.block_download_insecure => false in about:config to disable this feature.

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I have set "false" before. I set now too "true" and there is the same problem. I switched back to "false" and firefox still download files .docs as .pdf.

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Try clearing site cookies and disabling Tracking Protection for the site.

Does it still happen in Troubleshoot Mode?

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Hello, Well solution with clearing cookies help, but for a while. Problem is still existing and it is very frustrating. I send attachments, how it looks like. Please help if you have any solution. When I try download file from facebook friend whenever it is in format: .m, docs (powerpoint, excel, word, matlab) firefox always see this as pdf file. It only download right files .jpg/png and .pdf.

Greetings.

Modified by Mateusz (Mateuszy)

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zeroknight said

Try clearing site cookies and disabling Tracking Protection for the site. Does it still happen in Troubleshoot Mode?

Yes in Troubleshoot Mode it still happen.

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