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Windows 7: Open file not save

25 Nov 2009   #1

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

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

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

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
No i dont mean this

Sorry my english are not so good.
I will try to write an example....

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

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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Now try downloading something. You'll see this result.
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27 Nov 2009   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1

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

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)

glad to.hear that it sorted.
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