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#1 Tottem

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Posted 09 August 2018 - 07:38 AM

Hey everyone!

Not a long time ago, I noticed that everytime I try saving something from the internet with the right click, then download method, a new folder appears on my desktop named 'New folder'. If I delete it, it won't come back unless I try to download something again. If I leave it there, and try to download something else, then there won't be a new one appearing. I can delete them without problem, it's just simply suspicious for me.

What could this be?

I've run AdwCleaner already, and it didn't find anything.

14:53 UPDATE: I think the problem was that there were two options in mozilla's settings. The first one was 'download files to', and it was set to a new folder that doesn't even exist, while I was using 'Always ask where to download them', therefore I believe this was what confused mozilla, and always made a new folder every time I tried downloading something.


Edited by Tottem, 09 August 2018 - 07:56 AM.


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#2 Oh My!

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Posted 09 August 2018 - 09:23 PM

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Posted 09 August 2018 - 09:24 PM

It appears that this issue is resolved, therefore I am closing the topic. If that is not the case and you need or wish to continue with this topic, please send me or any Moderator a Personal Message (PM) that you would like this topic re-opened.
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