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i was downloading a video and when it was finished it disappeared. i searched for it and can't find it anywhere on my system. where did it go?
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downloading? in what app? it may have been a streamed video, so when you closed safari, it would disappear.
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Which program did you download it with ?
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that app moves completed files, do a search for it.
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i know where it should be. i searched for it and can't find it. my hard drive space didn't decrease either. i may have canceled the download before it was completely finished. i know if you cancel downloads they disappear.
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You should check in the preferences and check to see where the app moves the completed files; it could have changed the folder to where it downloads them.
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or if you click remove in thinking it takes it off the list, that actually deletes it.
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yep thats what i did. i hit remove instead of clear. thanks i never would have known that.
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If the download wasn't completed then it will be in a 'incomplete' folder or something like that. Anyway, have a look in the prefs because it says their where all the files go but yes it could be just deleted completely. :bomb:
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