Closed Bug 266598 Opened 17 years ago Closed 17 years ago
file associations bug causing mozilla to perpetually open windows
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20041001 Firefox/0.10.1 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20041001 Firefox/0.10.1 This is the first time i've tried firefox, and clicked on a link to view an SWF file. Firefox threw up a box asking how it should open it, and I selected firefox.exe, thinking it would play in the browser - instead, firefox went crazy on me... see ACTUAL RESULTS for outcome. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Select TOOLS from the menu options 2. Then select OPTIONS 3. Click on the Downloads icon on the left. 4. Within the file types box, select the SWF (shockwave) file type 5. Associate it to open with Mozilla's firefox.exe 6. Click on a link to an .SWF file. Actual Results: Firefox opened another broweser, which opened another, which opened another... you get the idea.. really quickly.. like 10 a second! Expected Results: play the shockwave file in the browser possibly I hope i have been of assistance.
Duplicate of Bug 167320.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 167320 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 17 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
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