::: Q: After downloading your zip file with Safari, this file is unzipped automatically. This displays an error message as the file was corrupted. Is there a way I can turn this default behaviour off? A: In Safari go to "Preferences" -> "General" and untick the option < Open "safe" files after downloading > This disables automatic extracting of archives, including zip files.

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Q: After downloading your zip file with Safari, this file is unzipped automatically. This displays an error message as the file was corrupted. Is there a way I can turn this default behaviour off?

A: In Safari go to "Preferences" -> "General" and untick the option < Open "safe" files after downloading > This disables automatic extracting of archives, including zip files.

Safari > Preferences > General >

Uncheck "Open safe files after downloading"

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Mozilla Firefox

If you are using Mozilla Firefox as default web-browser. Select "Preferences" in the Firefox-menu, and look in the "Applications" section of the Preferences wizard, check that .ZIP isn't listed in that section.

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