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231 Views 3 Replies Latest reply: May 27, 2013 4:46 PM by nowsthetime RSS
nowsthetime Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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May 27, 2013 2:33 PM

When I open my applications window or my documents or downloadss windows there's nothing in them.  If I want to access a particular document or or application I have to use Spotlight.  If I can't remember the name of a document or download, I'm out of luck.  In an old old post (2008) I found the suggestion that there might be more than one applications folder, etc.  But I've done a thorough search.  That's not the case.  HELP?

  • Baby Boomer (USofA) Level 9 Level 9 (55,540 points)
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    May 27, 2013 2:37 PM (in response to nowsthetime)

    Have you repaired permissions or even restarted your computer?



    It would help us to know which comp model you have, which OS & version you're using, how much RAM, etc. You can have this info displayed on the bottom of every post by completing your system profile and filling in the information asked for.



    This will help in providing you with the proper and/or correct solutions.














    iMac (3.2 GHz, Intel Core i5-2013), OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.3), Fusion Drive-3.12TB, 32GB RAM


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