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Old 06-09-2007, 02:58 PM   #1
lord loh.
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Unhappy Downloads in Firefox


I never had this problem is windows... Now I have installed moonshine with firefox and even applied the new update. So now I have Firefox-2.0.0.4

The trouble is that it is not able to download more than 2 files at a time. And there is no options in Preferences to alter this behaviour.

When I try to download a third file while the two downloads are in progress, the run/save dialog box appears only after the completion of one of the downloads.

How do I fix it?

Thank you.
 
Old 06-09-2007, 03:27 PM   #2
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Are you doing the downloads from the same site? If so my guess they limit the number of connections from a single IP. I am currently running 2.0.0.3 and able to do more than two downloads at a time. Might check the bug forum or tech support for firefox.

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Old 06-09-2007, 03:40 PM   #3
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I just checked the version of Firefox I am running and it is the same as yours. I don't see such a limit unless it is imposed by the site itself. You might look at what plugins you have installed.
 
Old 06-09-2007, 03:42 PM   #4
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Yes... I guess you are right... This did not occur to me... I was downloading from the same site...

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