This is a discussion on Saving Files in Firefox - Mozilla ; >>>>>> I was wondering how come the checkbox to always remember my choice as >>>>>> to what action is performed when downloading a file from the internet >>>>>> is *grayed out* when a default action is set, such as when ...
>>>>>> I was wondering how come the checkbox to always remember my
>>>>>> to what action is performed when downloading a file from the
>>>>>> is *grayed out* when a default action is set, such as when
>>>>> What url and what are you doing that gets the undesired dialog
>>>>> Even though the checkbox looks grayed out, did you try checking the
>>>>> box you wanted anyway.
>>>>> Did you install any extension that includes the word download or
>>>>> similar in the name.
>>>> It happens when I have archival programs in use which are set to
>>>> applications for particular file types.
>>> You already said that, I don't know what you mean by archival programs
>>> and you
>>> did not give a url.
>> Whenever I have winrar installed and I try to download an archive I only
>> get the option to open the file and not save, unless I uninstall the
>> program so I don't understand why the grayed out option is not there
> I had to do a Google search to find out what WinRar was and the
> WinRAR archiver, a powerful tool to process RAR and ZIP files
> WinRAR Vista Ultimate theme by AmEagle. Download: version with 48x48
> icons · version with 64x64 toolbar icons · version with 80x80 toolbar
> Looks like the current version is 3.70 which you must be at at least
> version to be compatible with Vista. Announcement May 30, 2007
> It would seem you are on Vista and you should make sure that you are
> latest version, then I'd try checking their site, newsgroups, and
> pertaining to that software, where you are more likely to get an
answer to your
> question -- even if Firefox is somehow involved. I see it is
> You might check out UltimateZip which is now shareware to companies,
> still Freeware for private (home) use.
> I've not installed it on Vista yet (just a few days on Vista) as
> do extractions to a folder.
> and decompressions.
> David McRitchie,
> Firefox Custom: http://www.mvps.org/dmcritchie/firefox/firefox.htm
I had a look at ultimatezip and it appears good but mainly only for zip
files and in this case I need RAR support. I also tried 7-zip which I
think is very good but it doesn't associate itself with files in the
same way that WinRar does so of course I am wondering why FF can't just
I even de-installed WinRar and re-installed firefox and still the