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I cannot download MP3 files, whenever i click the link to download the MP3 files opens in firefox itself with no seprate dialogue box to opens in a black screen and i am unable to download it

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i generally download songs from free sites like, am able to download songs from same sites in other browser like opera just by clicking on link to download, but in firefox a black screen appears and media is played online without getting downloaded.........plz help

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Do you have a file action in Tools > Options > Applications for MP3 files ?

See "File handling in Firefox 3 and SeaMonkey 2" and "Reset Download Actions":

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yes i got the solution to this problem....actually i had two applications ........ Vlc multimedia plugin and windows media player plugin....both enabled i hav disabled Vlc multimedia plugin and things have i can download mp3 files.........thanx mate

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i have a php site. i am able to download mp3 files on localhost. after uploading on hosting server, i am able to download on IE, chrome. but mozilla gives a garbage file. instead of music file. I disabled vlc plugin or windows plugin and checked, still not working. Please help. In code i have given header('Content-Type: application/force-download)