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Windows 7: Downloaded files not saved to library?

29 Dec 2010   #31

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

Just try this. Download this file and see what happens:

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29 Dec 2010   #32

Windows 7 64 bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kado897 View Post
have you tried doing a dir command from a command prompt.
Thanks, yes I tried this - no sign of the files.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mitchell65 View Post
Well here's a stab in the dark. I had a similar problem to this and solved it thus. Open the website that contains the file you wish to download in IE8. Click "Tools" then click "Compatibility view settings" Click "Add" to add the site to the list then lick close. Think you will then need to close IE8 and re-open it. Then try your download. Worth a try and can do no harm.
This worked!!! Thank you very much!!

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by chev65 View Post
Looking at the strange icons in the Op's Libraries I'd say that some of the Libraries default locations were changed which isn't a good idea.
I made no changes to the default locations - but I did add a further library to put any downloaded programs.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MacGyvr View Post
Every jpg and jpeg file on the hard drive that starts with "eng" IS going to show up, and I guarantee yours is there somewhere.
Sorry to disappoint you Mac but they were not downloaded - I don't know why.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mitchell65 View Post
bluegrunt. Just try this. Download this file and see what happens:
This worked with no problems. Nice photo.

I would like to extend my heartfelt thanks to everyone who offered suggestions on this thread. This seemingly minor issue was causing me some grief as I wanted to send these jpgs to family members and the inability to simply downlaod a file was immensely frustrating. Thank you all.
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30 Dec 2010   #33

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

Hi bluegrunt
So is this thread is now resolved? If so click the red triangle at thetop of this post and typr "Solved" in the message box. A Mod will then give it the green tick!
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16 Jan 2011   #34

Windows 7 home premium 64bit

You are not alone, I understand what you are doing as I am having the same problem to which I have posted a thread, and it is very frustrating I must have about 150 records which I cannot find. To try and get around the problem in the meantime I have read that saving the files first to a USB then copying them to your computer which is what I am going to try but does not help solve the problem of where the files are and having to redo all what I have done.
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