User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; NetBSD i386; en-US; rv:1.1) Gecko/20021024 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; NetBSD i386; en-US; rv:1.1) Gecko/20021024 99.99% of the time, if I click on a link that goes to a downloadable file, I want to save the file. Mozilla always asks me if I want to do this - and, if a helper application is known, it *ALWAYS* defaults to "open in [...]" rather than "save to disk". Nothing indicates what will happen if I uncheck "always ask before opening this type of file", but it certainly looks as though it would then *open* files - rather than saving them. I want a "never in a million years try to use a helper application, always save everything to disk" button. I don't care that much how it works. At a minimum, if I select "save to disk", that should become the default for that type of thing, until such time as I select the other option. Ideally, there would be a setting for "always save to disk, never use helper apps". Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Click on zip file. 2. Select "save to disk..." 3. Repeat. Actual Results: Mozilla kept offering to open zip files with winzip. Expected Results: Save the files to disk without bugging me about stupid helper apps.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 16 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Once the fact that this dialog is totally broken is fixed, selecting "save" and unchecking that checkbox will do what you want. In the meantime, you can set it up by hand in the helper app preferences panel.... *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 86640 ***
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