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Windows 7: Firefox Download folder mods

14 Jan 2010   #1

 
Firefox Download folder mods

When I download a file (say, a PDF) the default container is user/downloads.

Often (typically) I don't want to retain this file after I have read it, but there is no option to delete it from the Download folder. Instead, I have to chase the file to its its installed locaiton and delete it there. It would be much easier if the Send to >> Recycle Bin operated from this folder.

How?

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14 Jan 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate Signature Edition
 
 

i don't understand i've always been able to delete from the downloads folder
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14 Jan 2010   #3

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by valtonray View Post
i don't understand i've always been able to delete from the downloads folder
Same.
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14 Jan 2010   #4
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Hello Roger,

I think we may be misunderstanding you, but you should just be able to right click on the file to delete it.

Firefox Download folder mods-right_click.jpg


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14 Jan 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate Signature Edition
 
 

you must have changed some setting, i'd look into that. if your running any optimizers, or tweaking software it's most likely something you did in there.
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14 Jan 2010   #6

 

Ah, I meant directly from here;


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14 Jan 2010   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

That looks to be a Firefox issue
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15 Jan 2010   #8
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Ok, thread renamed and moved to better suite the subject for better help.
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15 Jan 2010   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate Signature Edition
 
 

thats just a download que it shows you the progress but no you can't delete from there in firefox.
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