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download folder not working, how do I fix this?

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Feb 25, 2013 12:04 PM

I am computer-dumb.

But I use one, and need to figure this problem out.

When I open an email that has a word attachment or something, I used to just click on it, and my downloads folder would appear and I would open the document from the downloads folder.

Now, when I click the attachment, the download folder appears, and the bar that shows downloading occuring, flickers on the folder for about 2 seconds, and then disappears.  THe download folder shows nothing.

 

If I dig through my finder application, I can find the attachment that I want, and open it from there, but this takes too long.

 

How can I fix this download folder problem?

 

Help please.

THanks!

Mac OS X (10.5.8)

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