This is what Internet Hell must feel like?!
I thought I was having enough problems with this: Saved Webpages Unreadable
But now I am discovering that most of the web pages I have been saving onto my computer aren’t really there.
Last week I discovered rather randomly, that when I went to my “ARTICLES” folder and found an article I wanted to revisit, there was an html file and the HTML folder,however, when I double-clicked on the html file it suddenly disappeared?!
All I was left with was the matching HTML folder, which is useless without the .html file!!
In the thread above, I have been having a terrible time trying to save articles from online and save them into a format that is legible and which retains the text, layout, photos, and graphics so it is like reading the original article.
I thought the problem in that other thread might be my use of UMatrix and NoScript, so last night I spent over two hours lucjkily finding these recent articles online, basically allowing everything for the pages I was saving, and then saving fresh copies into my “ARTICLES” folder.
Next, I systematically when into my “ARTICLES” folder, confirmed each article had a .html file and a corresponding HTML Folder, and then I opened each one up in Firefox.
Everything looked peachy, and those New York Times articles I edited looked great!
All was well - or so I thought.
Tonight I went back into these articles t double-check things, and as I clicked on each .html file they suddenly disappeared leaving me only with the HTML folder which by itself is useless?!
How can you save a web page, your computer saves a .html file and the corresponding HTML folder, and when you double-click on the .html file a day, a week, a month later, it suddenly disappears???
All of that re-work from last night has been distroyed a second time.
I am so pissed off right now…