User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US; rv:220.127.116.11) Gecko/20090715 Firefox/3.5.1 (.NET CLR 1.1.4322; .NET CLR 2.0.50727; .NET CLR 3.0.30729; .NET CLR 3.5.30729) Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US; rv:18.104.22.168) Gecko/20090715 Firefox/3.5.1 (.NET CLR 1.1.4322; .NET CLR 2.0.50727; .NET CLR 3.0.30729; .NET CLR 3.5.30729) Occasionally/Usually, when I'm surfing, and I click on a link, the download button appears out of nowhere asking me if I want to download "x" file when I never clicked download at all or there isn't a download button whatsoever. This shouldn't happen if your just clicking a link, which makes me suspect it's some type of bug? or maybe an add-on conflicting with another? Example: http://i675.photobucket.com/albums/vv117/IcyKnight09/SometimesthishappenswhenIclickonali.jpg I don't know if this random request to download is severe or not, but I'll just take the careful route Reproducible: Sometimes Steps to Reproduce: 1.Go to a random site (kongregate in my case) (Happens on a lot of other sites as well) 2.Click on a link 3.Half or more of the time (in my case), a random download appears out of nowhere asking if you wish to download the "script" or whatever the extension of the file is Actual Results: Either half or more then half the time, I'm asked If I want to download "x" object when I never saw any link to download whatever it was it asked me to download Expected Results: I expected the browser to take me to the link, and not ask me to download whatever I'm using Firefox 3.5.1 Default Theme The add-ons I'm using and their current version number Adblock Plus 1.1 DownThemAll! 1.1.4 FEBE 6.2 Flagfox 3.3.14 Ghostery 2.0.0 GooglePreview 3.22 Interclue 22.214.171.124 NoScript 1.9.7 RequestPolicy 0.5.8 SmarterFox 2.0.2 Surf Canyon 2.0.5 - Disabled ATM WOT 20090414 Personas 1.2.1 Mcafee SiteAdvisor 2.9 Microsoft .net Framword Assistant 1.1
Weird, but doesn't sound like a security bug to me.
Reporter, are you still seeing this issue with Firefox 3.6.13 or later in safe mode or a fresh profile? If not, please close. These links can help you in your testing. http://support.mozilla.com/kb/Safe+Mode http://support.mozilla.com/kb/Managing+profiles
Whiteboard: [CLOSEME 2011-2-25]
This bug has had the CLOSEME tag for several weeks and the date in the tag is far gone. If the reporter can still see this issue, Please retest with Firefox 3.6.x or later and a new profile (http://support.mozilla.com/kb/Managing+profiles). Then please remove the closeme tag in the whiteboard, mark the bug against the proper version and comment on the bug.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 8 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
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