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Firefox changes the file type during the downloading process

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When I want to download a file with an appropriate file type, it is automatically changed to .zip. This behavior is observed only in Firefox browser, in others everything works well. Tried to reinstall Firefox - nothing changed. What should I do? Thank you in advance.

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Do you just click the download button, or are you using 'Save As'?

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Just click 'download'. Then the window appears, where I have to decide upon my next actions (either 'open with' or 'save file') and there I see that the extension of my file has been changed to .zip

Okulungisiwe ngu nataliia.berdychevska

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Use the right-click > Save As but before pressing Save, check and correct all the displayed information.

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Could be something similar to another thread where content sniffing seems to change the file extension to match the detected file type.

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