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Hi all, I have a Microsoft Computer with Windows 10. I use the Mozilla Firefox browser, because I can filter out the distractions that come with using Edge, e.g. Nine News and the ads that come with them. Lately Microsoft has been infiltrating into Mozilla, because I suspect that, because I am using a Microsoft Computer they have the right to interfere in the way I like to collect data and images from the Net. For instance:- The latest images I have collected which normally come as JPEG's now come as Microsoft Edge HTML Documents, thus stuffing up my collection of images I have found on the Net. Can I easily convert these images to JPEG codec? Is this interference unlawful as regard to Privacy laws? In a lot of ways I think Microsoft is trying very hard to force people to pay for content on their computers.
 

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There are many 3rd party programs, but be aware of ad-wear. This article tells how, but its arduous: html to jpg As far as why, what version of FF. Are cookies history and cache cleared?
 

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When you save an image in firefox, there should be small window that pops up with 'save as' then several file types, try using that to change the type, also I -think- there is a setting in firefox preferences to set the defaults.

Also, irfanview lets you open, then save to different image formats.
 

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There are many 3rd party programs, but be aware of ad-wear. This article tells how, but its arduous: html to jpg As far as why, what version of FF. Are cookies history and cache cleared?
I don't know what FF is. I regularly clear my history, but does it include cookies and cache? The majority of my images are JPEG's. It's just now I am getting them in Microsoft Edge HTML format. Could this be caused by Ad-wear? I also have Adblock+ activated on my computer.
 

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Sorry I do know what FF is. It is Firefox isn't it. It gets updated regularly. I am not sure of how to check for the version.
 

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FF is Firefox. Latest version is 86.0. To check: Help>About Firefox. Adblock+ does not cause your problem. In FF: Tools>Options>Privacy and Security>Clear Data
 

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FF is Firefox. Latest version is 86.0. To check: Help>About Firefox. Adblock+ does not cause your problem. In FF: Tools>Options>Privacy and Security>Clear Data
Thank you for that. The version of Firefox I have is 85.0.2 (x64 en US). It looks like I am not running the latest version. Yes I will do as you say. I hope that fixes the problem.
 
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