Error message when downloading - "Could not extract the resource fork for..."

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08 Jul, 2020 09:59 PM

I recently downloaded the latest version of TenFourFox. Throughout the downloading process, I kept getting an error message that said "Could not extract the resource fork for the file "(file name)" from the archive "". The options were "Cancel" and "Continue." I got this message about 4-5 times and every time it popped-up, I clicked "Continue." I took a screenshot of the last time I had the error message. The download was completed but now I am concerned that it may have a glitch and when I replace my current version of TenFourFox with this new version, it will not longer work. Does anyone know if this error message will make my TenFourFox browser not work? This isn't the first time I've gotten this error message. I've tried to download this same version twice and both times I clicked "Cancel" when it gave me this message.

Thank you in advance!

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Chris (chtrusch... on 11 Jul, 2020 07:40 PM

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    Please don't use The Unarchiver to unzip Right-click the .zip file and choose Open With… and then "BomArchiveHelper".

  2. 2 Posted by gonzcm on 14 Jul, 2020 10:19 PM

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    This fixed my problem. Thank you!!

    -Carlos Gonzalez

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