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Windows 7: Files disappear after download

05 Feb 2010   #1
punisher8021

windows 7
 
 
Files disappear after download

I have windows 7 64 bit, and some programs and software I download work, others seem to disappear and can not be found after download. Even in complete search.


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05 Feb 2010   #2
brady

 

Are you using 2 different browsers? Are you prompted for where you want this downloaded file to go?
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05 Feb 2010   #3
punisher8021

windows 7
 
 

I have 2 different browsers but I only use firefox. I know where the file goes, but after I run the install and complete it, some times the program cannot be found.
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05 Feb 2010   #4
brady

 

ok so it's the program and not the downloaded file? And when you say program, do you mean the "desktop shortcut" or start menu icon?
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05 Feb 2010   #5
D3ftOn3Z

Win 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

When you're installing a software,it will prompt you to create a shortcut on your desktop or start menu. Did you skip that process?

Try to navigate your explorer to C:/Windows/ProgramFiles or C:/Windows/ProgramFiles(x86)

Search your programs there.

Then create a shortcut of your newly installed software on your desktop.
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05 Feb 2010   #6
punisher8021

windows 7
 
 

When I say program, it's both. DirectX doesn't seem to be installing, some programs give a 'something.dll is missing', others just say, 'file cannot be found, please browse for it' and I browse for it but some of the files are missing.

Edit- DirectX seems to be working now after another reinstall, now it's just a program called pinnacle game profiler that seems to go missing no matter how many reinstalls! Even in the x86 program files the main file is missing.
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05 Feb 2010   #7
brady

 

Has this always been the case or is this a recent event?
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05 Feb 2010   #8
D3ftOn3Z

Win 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

Try reinstalling your program. See if the issue persists.
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05 Feb 2010   #9
jfar

Vista Ult64, Win7600
 
 

Hi, do you need this pinnacle game profiler, or is it something that was pre installed when you got the machine.
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05 Feb 2010   #10
D3ftOn3Z

Win 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

What version of Pinnacle game profiler you installed?The latest version is 4.9.

Take note that previous versions are not compatible with Win 7.
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