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Windows 7: Open file not save

25 Nov 2009   #1
panais

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
 
 
Open file not save

I will try to make it simple...
I use mozila firefox.
When i click on a link to download something(picture,song etc)
It is automatically downloaded and save to my desktop.
I want to change the (save) option with the open option.


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26 Nov 2009   #2
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Hi there, firefox doesn't have a open option. It just has the save option when downloading something. However, you change change the default saving option by clicking Tools>Options>Save Files To>Browse.

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26 Nov 2009   #3
Dave76

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 

Hi panais,

Looks like Dinesh got the answer first.

You can browse to any folder you want the downloads to go to. I always set mine to my Data partition, so if I need to repair or re-install the OS the downloads are safe, and the OS partition doesn't get unnecessarily large.
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27 Nov 2009   #4
panais

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
 
 
No i dont mean this

NO.
Emmm....
Sorry my english are not so good.
I will try to write an example....
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OK I want to download a picture,the picture is inside a zip file.(I use 7zip)
Soooo i click download and the file automatically is downloaded and saved in my desktop.
What i want is...When i click in the file to have and choose the option OPEN with 7zip ,and not automatically save.
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27 Nov 2009   #5
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Ok I got what you are saying. Clink Tools>Options>
Check Always ask me where to save files.
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27 Nov 2009   #6
panais

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
 
 

I remove and reinstall mozila and is works fine now.
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28 Nov 2009   #7
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

glad to.hear that u.got it sorted.
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