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How to "Run" downloads instead of "Saving"

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Whenever I try to download a file all I get is "Save to ...". How do I allow the file to "Run" instead? (like in IE)

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For security reasons, that is not an option. Once the file has been saved, you can run it from the Download Manager, so you don't have to find it on your computer. (If the Downloads window doesn't open automatically, try Ctrl+J)

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Hmmm. Internet Explorer does allow it. Thanks for the info.

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Hey,

if you want to run downloads directly, you can try the OpenDownload extension.

Use it on your own risk, though:

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/10902/