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Disable download window

Hello, Since last Firefox update, the download window popup is displayed everytime I download something (red box in the screenshot). I tried looking in the settings but… (read more)

Hello,

Since last Firefox update, the download window popup is displayed everytime I download something (red box in the screenshot).

I tried looking in the settings but there is only two lines for where to download or to ask me at each download.

In the personnalization menu there is only the option to display or not the download icon (blue box in the screenshot), and I want the icon to always be seen like I used to.

Tried to look into about:config but I don't know which setting to set on true/false.

I would appreciate some help to not have the red box popup appear when I download. Thank you.

Asked by pj34wow 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox 98.0 won't open .zip file to file explorer

Since the update to FF 98.0 I cannot click on a .zip file & have it open to Windows File Explorer. It only allows me to download & save the .zip file and then ex… (read more)

Since the update to FF 98.0 I cannot click on a .zip file & have it open to Windows File Explorer. It only allows me to download & save the .zip file and then extract the files from there. I have to click on dozens of these files per day for my job & would rather not have to save each .zip file & then extract the file contents. In Settings > Applications, .zip files are not on the list of file types or applications. Is there a way to add them to the list? Is there some other work-around? Thank you!

Asked by degobahjunk 1 year ago

Answered by degobahjunk 1 year ago

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POWERPOINT NO LONGER SHOWING IN SETTINGS - APPLICATIONS

Hi. Suddenly mid workflow I can only open a PP document by saving it. Usually I would go to SETTINGS - APPLICATIONS and switch out the preference to 'always ask' - howeve… (read more)

Hi. Suddenly mid workflow I can only open a PP document by saving it. Usually I would go to SETTINGS - APPLICATIONS and switch out the preference to 'always ask' - however PP now doesn't appear in the menu. How can I add it so I can change the download setting? And why has it suddenly disappeared? I am using / downloading them all the time? Thanks in advance. Regards, Brigitte

Asked by oberlander.brigitte 1 year ago

Last reply by Terry 1 year ago

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The download progress window opens every single time I download a file. How do I stop this?

Every single time I download a file, the download progress window opens itself. This is really distracting and annoying. It just started this afternoon. Closing and reope… (read more)

Every single time I download a file, the download progress window opens itself. This is really distracting and annoying. It just started this afternoon. Closing and reopening Firefox does not fix the problem.

Asked by AlexReyanrd 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Downloads going automatically to Download file - even after changing all to Ask Me

After the automatic update to version 98, I'm finding that Firefox insists on putting a copy of my downloaded files into the Download file even after I turned that off in… (read more)

After the automatic update to version 98, I'm finding that Firefox insists on putting a copy of my downloaded files into the Download file even after I turned that off in the General tab of Settings. Also found it odd that I was unable to take a screenshot of these settings, but had to use Printscreen to do so!

Asked by bmogrady 1 year ago

Last reply by WillW 1 year ago

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Download Progress dropdown list keeps coming up

Firefox did an update today, so I assume this has something to do with it. Every time I do a download (and I do a lot) the drop down list showing the downloads I've done … (read more)

Firefox did an update today, so I assume this has something to do with it. Every time I do a download (and I do a lot) the drop down list showing the downloads I've done pops out. It didn't do this prior to the update. It used only to appear when I selected it. Now it comes out every blasted time. It's very annoying and distracting. To be clear, I still want to see the download arrow/indicator/whatever so I can see the download is happening, but I don't want to see the list each time. How do I make it STOP? Image attached. Thank you.

Asked by rorfordak 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Download history window

Since the update 98.0 (64 bit) installed 9th March 2022, the download history window automatically pops up when a file download is complete. This did not happen before, I… (read more)

Since the update 98.0 (64 bit) installed 9th March 2022, the download history window automatically pops up when a file download is complete. This did not happen before, I needed to click on the Arrow to display my download history.

I want to revert to the previous behaviour but cannot find how to do it. Can you please advise?

Asked by blueboy2419 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Download status windows

My Firefox browser was updated to the latest version. It annoys me a lot whenever I download something from the Internet and a small window appeared to show the status of… (read more)

My Firefox browser was updated to the latest version. It annoys me a lot whenever I download something from the Internet and a small window appeared to show the status of the downloading file. Please support to get rid of this thing because I cannot file any option to turn off this function.

Asked by reirei14348 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Unable to open email PDFS in Firefox

Normally when I click on a pdf file in my email there are four choice Preview Save To One Drive Download And open with Firefox But as of last night the last option has v… (read more)

Normally when I click on a pdf file in my email there are four choice Preview Save To One Drive Download And open with Firefox But as of last night the last option has vanished. I know there are some work arounds but I really need to get this option back as I work with medical documents and needs to open multiple tabs quickly and be able to copy the name of the documents something I can not do if I open with one drive.

Asked by Treasuretrovela 1 year ago

Last reply by Treasuretrovela 1 year ago

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unnecessary downloads

Downloading .pdf files from my cloud-based production software....the issue I am having is this: I ask to open, not save, and an undeleteable text file downloads to my d… (read more)

Downloading .pdf files from my cloud-based production software....the issue I am having is this: I ask to open, not save, and an undeleteable text file downloads to my desktop and the .pdf file saves on my desktop. I have the .pdf option under settings saved as "ask". This all started with the new update. Please fix or I am going to another browser. Thank you -

Asked by info7095 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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no one liked this before, why do you keep doing it

"And now, every time you start a download, Firefox will automatically bring up the Downloads panel by default. This means you’ll experience minimal interruptions and easi… (read more)

"And now, every time you start a download, Firefox will automatically bring up the Downloads panel by default. This means you’ll experience minimal interruptions and easily find your downloaded files. Plus, to avoid having to close it several times, the panel won't show if there are multiple downloads in progress."


in all actuality, this is not a minimal interruption, this is a massive interruption. if i want to see my download ill open the download toolbar button! how do you stop this annoying popup? do i have to go back to an older version? is there an option to turn this off? there are tons of articles all the way back to 2011 on how to turn this off, but they dont apply to the newest version.

Asked by jamesvawter 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Managing Word download

I cannot set how to manage downloads of Word, Excel etc. They all automatically save. The options as to how to deal with them has disappeared from the manage downloads bo… (read more)

I cannot set how to manage downloads of Word, Excel etc. They all automatically save. The options as to how to deal with them has disappeared from the manage downloads box in Tools/settings.

Asked by djsnowball 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Handling of pdf files in Firefox

Updating to version 98.0 onwards Firefox has started saving a copy of every pdf file I view (open) in my downloads folder. My settings have not changed: Tools->Setti… (read more)

Updating to version 98.0 onwards Firefox has started saving a copy of every pdf file I view (open) in my downloads folder.

My settings have not changed:

Tools->Settings->General->Applications: - pdf (application/download): Always ask - pdf (application/force-download): Always ask - pdf (application/pdf): Use Adobe Acrobat DC - pdf (application/x-download): Always ask

And when the "ask" dialog pops up, I choose "open".

I have tried all standard methods/troubleshooting, including resetting the handlers.json file.

The only way to avoid getting a copy in the downloads folder is if I choose "Open in Firefox" (application/pdf) instead of "Use Adobe Acrobat DC".

Any solution to this?

Thanks Michael

Asked by info7097 1 year ago

Last reply by darthno2 1 year ago

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how could i disble the download bar showing itself automaticly...?

how could i disble the download bar showing itself automaticly...? it only waste the user time that if the user downloading 1000 up pictures by each click with using mous… (read more)

how could i disble the download bar showing itself automaticly...? it only waste the user time that if the user downloading 1000 up pictures by each click with using mouse....because when a user download 1 picture, he must click on a blank place to ensure not click the wrong place (downloading progress).

I hope if user downloading pictures, the download bar dont disturbing the user each times! It make me crazy

Asked by kyo_028168 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Firefox now saves files that I only wanted to open

After today's update to version 98 Firefox keeps saving files to the Downloads folder when I don't want it to, I just want to open them, but not keep them, with this new … (read more)

After today's update to version 98 Firefox keeps saving files to the Downloads folder when I don't want it to, I just want to open them, but not keep them, with this new behaviour the Downloads folder keeps filing up with useless clutter.

For example, before the update, when I downloaded a .zip file, a pop-up would show up asking if I wanted to save the file or open it with an application. If I chose to save it it would be saved to the Downloads folder, and if I chose to open it nothing would be saved to the Downloads folder.

After the update, when I download a .zip file, Firefox always saves the file to the Downloads folder, even if I choose to open it.

Can you please tell me if there is a way to make Firefox behave like in the previous version?

Asked by bayus.firestorm 1 year ago

Answered by bayus.firestorm 1 year ago

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Download / open file problem

Hi, after the latest update, in settings, if i select for a specific file type "ask what to do" or "open", the firefox still download the file, not just open with that s… (read more)

Hi,

after the latest update, in settings, if i select for a specific file type "ask what to do" or "open", the firefox still download the file, not just open with that selected program. Why, and how can i disable the download when i want to open with program.

Before this update, worked fine, when i selected "open" option for a file, that opened the specific program and don't downloaded the file.

Asked by h.imre.antal 1 year ago

Last reply by AliceWyman 1 year ago

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Can't Open Files

All of a sudden yesterday I could no longer open files it will only let me save them. I know that an update happened so I'm assuming some box got unchecked but I don't k… (read more)

All of a sudden yesterday I could no longer open files it will only let me save them. I know that an update happened so I'm assuming some box got unchecked but I don't know how to fix it. I want the option back to save files or open files.

Asked by tlr2004 1 year ago

Last reply by AliceWyman 1 year ago

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Open file types

Does anyone else have an issue opening documents? All of a sudden Firefox no longer allows me to open certain files. When I go to the settings, the only applications that… (read more)

Does anyone else have an issue opening documents? All of a sudden Firefox no longer allows me to open certain files. When I go to the settings, the only applications that I have options for are PDF, AV1F, XML, SVG and WebP Image. I seem to have lost the ability to selection "open", "save" or "always ask" for all other documents such as Word, Excel, etc. Screenshot included.

This seems to have happened out of nowhere.

Asked by ray.smith 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Quicken downloads suddenly saving instead of opening

Until the last upgrade a few days ago, when I went to download Quicken data from my bank (on Firefox at the bank's website, NOT inside the Quicken program), I was given t… (read more)

Until the last upgrade a few days ago, when I went to download Quicken data from my bank (on Firefox at the bank's website, NOT inside the Quicken program), I was given the option of saving or opening the .qfx file. Now, since the upgrade, it goes straight to a file I have to save and then click on.

I have tried adding Quicken files to the Applications settings in the Firefox settings, but it won't recognize anything when I put "Quicken" or ".qfx" in the search box. I have no idea how to fix this.

Asked by arnold15 1 year ago

Last reply by arnold15 1 year ago