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'Save target as' disappeared - browser independent problem

Dear all,

I'm having a problem that's driving me crazy.
I'm working on a Toshiba satellite A110-153, Windows XP Home Edition, all latest servicepacks installed.

After I updated some programs to their most recent versions (adobe flash player 10, java 6 update 11) all of a sudden the option 'save target as' just disappeared in my options when I right click on my mouse and for instance want to save a .doc or .pdf file I see online. I'm using Firefox 3.0.4, but the option is also not possible when I try to do this with Google Chrome or Internet Explorer.

(A related problem (I think) is that from that moment onwards I was also not able anymore to download doc and pdf files in Firefox that were sent to me on my gmail account. I could download these files when opening gmail in Google Chrome however.)

How do i get my 'save target as' function back? I have no clue if this problem is adobe or java related, but since it happened after i installed their updates I'm inclined to think there's a causal relation. Any ideas?


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Thanks Tufenuf, but that only helped partially.

Now i have still the same problem in Firefox (which is my main browser). Hmm..

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Thanks again tufenuf, I was aware of that but the 'save link as' option doesn't do anything when i click on it.

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It's one of my add-ons and extensions in Firefox I just see, because when i run firefox in safe mode 'save link as' works. hmhm.

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I got it!

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When i installed my java update SE 6U11, it also installed the plugin 'Java TM Platform SE 6 U 11 for 'Netscape Navigator' (I have no idea why Java did that...). If you disable this extension in Firefox (go to 'Tools' -> Add On -> Plug in and click on 'disable' and restart firefox the problem is solved.

Aaah so glad.

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