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Jonster 08-31-2005 12:54 AM

items on desktop disappearing
 
i saved three things on my desktop through the internet, two pictures and one video, but when i looked, they weren't on my desktop ... at least they weren't visible. i went to itunes to see if i could still find the picture that i had downloaded for cover art and it showed the two images and video file that i had saved onto my desktop. problem is, i can't see them. i went to my hdd and clicked on desktop and even there it doesn't show anything. can somebody possibly help me out?

MacsWork 08-31-2005 04:21 PM

By chance do you have another folder on your HD called Desktop?

Do a search for the file name to see if the Finder can find it for you.

iNAP 08-31-2005 04:47 PM

use spotlight

Jonster 08-31-2005 06:04 PM

what's spotlight? i'm new to macs.

also, i just restarted my pc and the stuff was back on the side like i asked it, but hopefully it never goes away again.

iWhat 08-31-2005 06:49 PM

Check out this url from Apple about Spotlight, click on the video over towards the right too:

http://www.apple.com/macosx/features/spotlight/

I like the shortcut Apple + Space Bar to use it.


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