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Firefox fills my downloads folder with unnecessary files

Making moves

I notice a changed behavior in Firefox 102.0.1 (64 bit). When I choose to download a text file I get the window “What should Firefox do with this file?” and choosing the “Open with Notepad (default)” option, the file opens but a copy is saved in my Windows Downloads folder. If I download a lot, the downloads folder fills up with dozens of files.

This didn't happen before (I don't know when it changed). This changed feature was the one that always made me prefer Firefox over any other browser.

Is there a way to revert to the previous settings? I hope you can help me.