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    Oct 05, 2007
    Plano, TX
    Hidden/Locked Files
    I just recently upgraded my work Mac to Lion. I'm seeing a really weird issue where I save files to my desktop and the files aren't there.

    For example, I receive an image file and save it to my desktop, go to my desktop and the image isn't there. I can search through spotlight, it finds the file, I preview the file and it says it's locked. As soon as I unlock it shows up on the desktop.

    This is happening with files I receive as well as files I create myself. Any thoughts?


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    Jan 23, 2008
    Keller, Texas
    2017 27" iMac, 10.5" iPad Pro, iPhone 6s+, iPhone 7+, Numerous iPods, High Sierra
    Boot Lion to the Recovery Partition. (Hold down the OPTION key during the boot process and select the Recovery Partition.) From the Recovery Partition select Disk Utilities. Now select "repair permissions". After that finishes, reboot back to Lion. Let us know if that fixes it.

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