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    When attempting to download software from a web site, my screen goes black immediately I hit the 'download' button.

    It has been suggested that it's a download manager problem, but that's rather too vague for me.

    Using Snow Leopard on an Intel iMac; Safari 4.0.3

    Anxiously awaiting wise counsel......nhobart@tampabay.rr.com

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    What software, what website, what kind of connection and when did this start happening?
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    And are you using an after market manager such as the dreaded Speed Download?

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    Quote Originally Posted by D3v1L80Y View Post
    What software, what website, what kind of connection and when did this start happening?
    Software as diverse as Time Machine Buddy and Firefox won't download; any and all websites; cable (RoadRunner) connexion; and it began with the installation of Snow Leopard around two weeks ago.

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    Quote Originally Posted by purbrookian View Post
    Software as diverse as Time Machine Buddy and Firefox won't download; any and all websites; cable (RoadRunner) connexion; and it began with the installation of Snow Leopard around two weeks ago.
    Problem solved. The source of the misery was a couple of Netscape plugins left over from years ago and lurking in the internet plugin file.

    Thank you everyone for your help.

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