User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8b2) Gecko/20050310 Firefox/1.0+ Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8b2) Gecko/20050310 Firefox/1.0+ I have selected 'ask me where to save every file' from the options menu. When I drag a link from the main window into the download manager, it picks a destination for me(which is unrelated to any destination I ever selected previously, as far as I can tell). It just so happens that I don't have write access to the folder on the system I am working on; it is one of the administrators' protected folders. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Choose Options>Downloads>"Ask me where to save every file" 2. Drag an object from the main window into the downloads window. 3. Actual Results: A "download error" dialog popped up saying I didn't have write access to the directory it wanted to save to. Expected Results: It should have prompted me for a location to save the file to.
Can you be a bit more specific. If you enter "about:config" into the location bar and type "download" into the filter. Which pref stores the folder the download attempted to go to? Can you confirm that downloading normally prompts for destination.
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Last Resolved: 13 years ago
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