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Firefox and download problems

by mackman / February 26, 2005 11:27 PM PST

I had fresh download installed and uninstalled it, did a search and removed all remnants and deleted all registry references, yet when I try to download from Firefox a page pops up saying "fresh download could not take over download click back button to return to normal mode".
I uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox and no change.
How can I remove this association?

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Is that the message?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 27, 2005 12:16 AM PST

Or could it be...

"fresh download could not load the file, resume normal download" or something else.

As I see this, you have some download accelerator you need to eject.


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by mackman / February 27, 2005 12:48 AM PST
In reply to: Is that the message?

Yes that is the exact verbatim message, as stated there are no traces of fresh download which I can find in search, program files,registry etc uninstalled firefox 1.0 and reinstalled 1.01, searched through firefox options plugins etc I am baffled. Only method to download normally is to use IE. Can not determine how to unassociate this with firefox

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Look at ...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 27, 2005 1:03 AM PST
In reply to: Bob
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Bob follow up
by mackman / February 27, 2005 2:14 AM PST
In reply to: Look at ...

Hijack this as well as help2go found nothing, so I as you suggested reinstalled and uninstalled fresh download and removed the registry entries after uninstall and the problem is corrected. Don't know if the previous uninstall was corrupt or what (might have tried program uninstaller instead of control panel add/remove, not sure) but Thank you for making the effort to help

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Success is what matters.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 27, 2005 2:22 AM PST
In reply to: Bob follow up

I'm sorry I don't know why it messed up, but the method of reinstall/uninstall is a time honored fix. You'll find this to be a fix now and again from time to time.


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Probably your profile is corrupt.
by trytohelp / February 27, 2005 3:22 AM PST
In reply to: Bob follow up

Search for the bookmarks.html file and save it, that is your bookmarks. Then delete your profile folder then Start Firefox again. Make sure you either export your bookmarks from the bookmark manager > File > Export or you save a copy of the Bookmarks.html that is in your profile folder first. You will have to reinstall your extensions after you delete your profile.

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Excellent point
by mackman / February 27, 2005 4:11 AM PST

one I hadn't thought of a a fix

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