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  1. #1

    Member Since
    Feb 28, 2011
    "Download" window disappeared
    On my MacBook (OS X) my Download Window has disappeared. When I click Download on an email document or image it always pops up. This has stopped happening all of a sudden. Nothing is downloading to my "Downloads" on the dock either. Any help would be appreciated.


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    harryb2448's Avatar
    Member Since
    Nov 28, 2007
    Nambucca Heads Australia
    iMac i5 2.7GHz, 16GB memory, OS 10.11.1.
    G'day and welcome to the forums.

    Go into Go > Home > Downloads and see if they are downloading there. Drag the alias on the Dock to the Trash, and drag a new Downloads icon to the Dock.
    Hang on to those original install discs like grim death! Using OS X.7 or later make a bootable USB thumb drive before running Installer!

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    Member Since
    Feb 28, 2011
    Thanks for the help. They're not downloading there either.

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    newscribe's Avatar
    Member Since
    Oct 16, 2010
    Switzerland & UK
    2010 Macbook - OS X 10.9 - iPhone 4s - iPod - iPad
    Just a thought open your browser > preferences usually under the General tab, and double check where any downloaded file is being saved to.

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    TattooedMac's Avatar
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    May 19, 2009
    Waiting for a mate . . .
    21" iMac 2.9Ghz 16GB RAM & 13"MBP 2.9Ghz i7 8GB RAM 10.10.3, iPhone5 & iPad Air 2 iOS 8.3, ATV3
    For another soulution to your problem and i use this everyday to keep tabs on the dl.

    Right click on the MenuBar at the top of Safari window and *customise toolbar*, then in the image given drag the Download Icon to your menubar and when ever you are not sure if its downloading click it and see where your at.

    Then once it has finished for a quick switch to it, click the Magnifying Glass next to the file and it will show it in Finder for you . . . .

    I love that little icon lol
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