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Can't dowload anything using fire fox

I can't download anything using Fire Fox? Even when I right click to 'save link' as, it gives me a file with an html suffix but not the file I want ?

I'm using Fire Fox 7.0.1. on windows 7 64 bit machine

Best regards,

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In reply to: Can't dowload anything using fire fox

Well gross I would suggest you to uninstall and reinstall firefox. It will help you to save files.


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Give Us A Link To Test

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There are a number of download buttons which take you to a secondary site which contain .html URLs. Those aren't true download links.. They're basic referral links to the actual download.. So...please give us an example of a link which causes Firefox to download incorrectly.

Hope this helps.


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I think what he is talking about...

In reply to: Give Us A Link To Test

If I right click on your posting name in your post with Firefox, Safari, or Chrome, and try to "Save link as", it shows the file as an html. But, if I tell it to "Send link" it opens my default email and puts the correct link in it.
All links in web pages do not work this way though.
Maybe the luck of the draw.

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(NT) Yep, An Example Of the Link Would Explain Alot

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