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  1. #1

    Member Since
    Mar 04, 2009
    attachments are saved automatically to Desktop
    Hello, My mac is10.4.11

    I'm using Thunderbird and Firefox.

    Every time I open email attachment files or browse PDF files from browser.

    All of the files are automatically save to Desktop.

    How can I stop this?

    Thank you.

  2. #2

    Khris's Avatar
    Member Since
    May 13, 2008
    Edmonton, AB
    Unibody MacBook 2.4GHz/4GB Ram/320GB HD
    Go to your Firefox/Thunderbird Preferences and on the first tab it will ask you where you want to save files.

    You can either save them in the same location every time, or you can be prompted where to save them everytime.

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    D3v1L80Y's Avatar
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    Feb 02, 2004
    NOTE: Absolutely nothing to do with MacBook hardware.

    Moved to Software Forums.
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  4. #4

    Member Since
    Feb 20, 2012
    I have set thunderbird to ask me where to download. I have set safari to download in downloads but i still get copies on the desk top of my mac. What should I do?

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