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Post Posted November 24th, 2018, 12:10 pm

When I try to download a picture file from a site I have used for years, lately firefox does not keep the original file name, it just uses "file.jpg" for every .jpg file I try to download. Very annoying.
Using Windows 10.
As suggested on web searches I have turned off Hardware Accelerate & addons but still have the problem. ](*,)

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Post Posted November 24th, 2018, 1:36 pm

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Very strange. Any jpg file I download has the original file name.

Try Safe Mode. On the menu bar, click the Help menu and select Restart with Add-ons Disabled.... Firefox will start up with the Firefox Safe Mode dialog. Click continue in Safe Mode and don't check any items.

See if that makes a difference.

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Post Posted November 24th, 2018, 1:55 pm

tonedeaf2 wrote:When I try to download a picture file from a site I have used for years, lately firefox does not keep the original file name, it just uses "file.jpg" for every .jpg file I try to download. Very annoying.

What happens when you try to download a picture file from a site you haven't used for years? You have to give us a few clues if you were hoping we'd solve this for you.
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Post Posted November 24th, 2018, 3:26 pm

What method do you use for downloading the images from that site? For example:

* right-click the image > Save Image As
* right-click a link to the image > Save Link As
* click a link or button that displays the download dialog
* view the image stand-alone in a tab, then Ctrl+s
* use the Media tab of the Page Info dialog
* something else...

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Post Posted November 25th, 2018, 2:22 am

could be server side issue - the image is used from a database and generally inserted as file.jpg. we need an example!

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Post Posted November 25th, 2018, 2:00 pm

How does the server send this file if you check the HTTP response headers in the Network Monitor?

https://developer.mozilla.org/en/Tools/Network_Monitor

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Post Posted December 4th, 2018, 11:28 am

Thank you all for your replies, it turned out to be a server issue

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