Downloading from Firefox

  superhoops 17:20 29 Oct 2007
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Hi
I have a problem with downloading files using Firefox. Seems to have started in the last few weeks, often but not always the "save file" button is greyed out a so cannot be selected. Any ideas? Thanks

  superhoops 17:21 29 Oct 2007

Sorry should have said it will be selectable after about 5 minutes wait though

  aine 18:16 29 Oct 2007

Have you tried your firewall it may be blocking the downloads, after the latest Firefox update my firewall was playing up. After resetting it all is OK

  Ronnie268 19:30 29 Oct 2007

I use Firefox aswell - try double-clicking on the popup window and "save file" appears

  superhoops 19:45 29 Oct 2007

Hi thanks for replies. Firewall is configured ok. Ronnie268 just tried a couple of test downloads and the save file box appeared ok. It is a sporadic problem.

  octal 20:07 29 Oct 2007

I get exactly the same problem, in fact I have had it for some time. What I do is just tick the Open with button then back to the Save as button then it works.

  Jak_1 20:13 29 Oct 2007

Try this :
click here

I installed this after firefox acting like an arthritic snailon crutches and it works fine and is much faster than the rt click and save as.

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