[tbb-bugs] #29714 [Applications/Tor Browser]: "Save ___ as" crashes browser every time

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#29714: "Save ___ as" crashes browser every time
 Reporter:  xxx420blazer              |          Owner:  tbb-team
     Type:  defect                    |         Status:  needs_information
 Priority:  High                      |      Milestone:
Component:  Applications/Tor Browser  |        Version:
 Severity:  Critical                  |     Resolution:
 Keywords:  tbb-crash                 |  Actual Points:
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Comment (by gk):

 Replying to [comment:4 xxx420blazer]:
 > Replying to [comment:3 gk]:
 > > Replying to [comment:2 xxx420blazer]:
 > > > Replying to [comment:1 gk]:
 > > > > Does this happen as well if you download a clean, new version of
 Tor Browser from our website, put it at a different location and start it
 from there?
 > > >
 > > > Unfortunately yes. That was one of the first things I tried and
 that's why I decided to post this. Ive been having this problem only on
 this PC but for about a year now.
 > >
 > > Great. Two additional questions:
 > >
 > > 1) Does this happen with a recent alpha bundle as well? (see:
 > > 2) Would you be willing to use `gdb` and some debug symbols and/or
 some special builds to track this issue down?
 > I haven't used the alpha bundle before. as for doing debugging sure I am
 willing to check it out. I just feel a bit disenchanted seeing that nobody
 else is having this issue and it feels like I would have to climb a
 mountain to figure this out, and it wouldn't even help anybody at all
 besides me apparently :(

 I think it's not unreasonable to assume that for one user reporting an
 issue on trac there are way more users that just live with the
 problem/stop using Tor Browser without reporting anything. Thus, assuming
 this is a Tor Browser bug, it's not just about you. :) (And even if it
 would only affect you that's worth the trouble).

 So, let's start with testing the alpha? And if you see the bug there as
 well, we can start the `gdb` route (I'll try to give you instructions for

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