Firefox cannot download

December 2016








It should be sufficient to delete the file Downloads.rdf:

Windows Users


Enable hidden files in My Computer> Control Panel> Folder Options> Select from the list "Show hidden files and folders"
You can then delete Downloads.rdf in:

C: \Documents and Settings\[User-Name]\Application Data\ Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\[name].default\

Then turn off the display of hidden files in My Computer> Control Panel> Folder Options> Select from the list "Do not show hidden files and folders"

GNU/Linux Users

  • Delete Downloads.rdf in:


/home/[User-name]/.mozilla/firefox/[name].default\

- The name defines nothing, for example 06hy2yd9.default

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