Re: Firefox 3 (on upgrade) does not open files ...

Discussion in 'Firefox' started by Leonidas Jones, Mar 12, 2009.

  1. Peter Potamus the Purple Hippo wrote:
    > wrote:
    >>
    >> I got upgraded to Firefox 3.0.7 and now I cannot open attachments
    >> from within Firefox. It fails with an error message
    >>
    >> "C:\DOCUME~1\surendar\LOCALS~1\Temp\Dirk 009-2.jpg could not be
    >> opened, because an unknown error occurred.
    >>
    >> Try saving to disk first and then opening the file."
    >>
    >> This happens for all kinds of (simple) attachements and does not seem
    >> to depend on the Zone Alarm suite (disabling that did not change the
    >> behaviour).
    >> This problem rose just after the upgrade. I have tried to uninstall
    >> and do a fresh install, but it did not change things.
    >>
    >> Any pointers, please?
    >>
    >> thanks
    >> jg

    >
    > Firefox doesn't open attachments? Its a browser, not an email program!
    > So, what are you talking about?
    >


    Hi Grant,

    I open attachments from Firefox quite frequently, using various web mail
    interfaces. I assumed that the OP was doing the same.

    Lee
    Leonidas Jones, Mar 12, 2009
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