[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 xxx420blazer):

 Replying to [comment:5 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

 I appreciate the swift replies and helpfulness
 and yessir the Alpha has the same problem for me. So what is gdb? How do I
 use it?

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