problem with downloads.

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Post Posted March 2nd, 2018, 7:32 am

Many times i download rar file,
download finised,
i open rar and ok,
but if i close firefox,
rar is deleted although it is open and i need re open firefox an r download file.

some fix for this problem.
is possible not delete downloaded files when close firefox?


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Post Posted March 2nd, 2018, 7:46 am

This could be due to the folder you are saving the Rar file in.
Once you've downloaded the file, move it to a private file, check the size to make sure.
Sometimes downloads will not hold if in a temp or tmp directory.
You should also look at /Tools/Options/General/Downloads and see what the settings are for whatr and where to save the files.
Also look at the Applications, same tab or window, and if Rar is in the list make sure you set it to "Always ask" This will add to the control of the file.
Some files when set to a "read" status lay in the tmp or temp files and can be wiped when Firefox is closed.

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Post Posted March 2nd, 2018, 7:46 am

Just download, NOT "open" because that means ever "dowload temporary and show"
users using outdated and vulnerable software probably never will get an answer from me - sticked with the past? stay alone.

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