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closing firefox results in the deletion of all files withon a desktop folder named "new folder"

RESOLVED INCOMPLETE

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Firefox
General
RESOLVED INCOMPLETE
12 years ago
8 years ago

People

(Reporter: silver, Unassigned)

Tracking

1.0 Branch
x86
Windows XP
Points:
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Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)

Details

(Whiteboard: [CLOSEME 5-15-2010])

(Reporter)

Description

12 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.12) Gecko/20050915 Firefox/1.0.7
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.12) Gecko/20050915 Firefox/1.0.7

closing firefox results in the deletion of all files within a desktop folder
named "new folder"


interesting... 

by the way... thank you for firefox.  

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. created a new folder on the desktop... (don't rename it and don't rename an
existing one) must be new.
2. copy something into the folder
3. open firefox 1.0.7
4. close firefox
5.the contents of "new folder" will be deleted.
6. the folder contents are unrecoverable.. and an unrequested "undo" for the
copy action isn't the result. the contents are gone...

Actual Results:  
deletion as described.

Expected Results:  
nothing

nothing more
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8b5) Gecko/20051009
Firefox/1.4.1 ID:2005100902

WFM - 
This bug was reported on Firefox 2.x or older, which is no longer supported and will not be receiving any more updates. I strongly suggest that you update to Firefox 3.6.3 or later, update your plugins (flash, adobe, etc.), and retest in a new profile. If you still see the issue with the updated Firefox, please post here. Otherwise, please close as RESOLVED > WORKSFORME
http://www.mozilla.com
http://support.mozilla.com/kb/Managing+profiles
http://support.mozilla.com/kb/Safe+mode
Whiteboard: [CLOSEME 5-15-2010]
Version: unspecified → 1.0 Branch
No reply, INCOMPLETE. Please retest with Firefox 3.6.3 or later and a new profile (http://support.mozilla.com/kb/Managing+profiles). If you continue to see this issue with the newest firefox and a new profile, then please comment on this bug.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 8 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
No reply, INCOMPLETE. Please retest with Firefox 3.6.3 or later and a new profile (http://support.mozilla.com/kb/Managing+profiles). If you continue to see this issue with the newest firefox and a new profile, then please comment on this bug.
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