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Thread: Strange Folders on desktop

  1. #1
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    Default Strange Folders on desktop

    Hi there just recently when i am downloading anything 2 folders are appearing on the desktop every time. Pls see the attachment..1) PDF Files 2) Original Files
    I don't why this started or how i can get rid of these Folders from appearing everytime..They never use appear..It's more annoying than anything else.
    Help..

    Thanx

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    Question Need a little more info

    Which OS are you using? Something like 10.x.x and which computer? - Randy

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    Which browser too...

    Does this happen with all browsers? Which have you tried?
    "Imagine if every Thursday your shoes exploded if you tied them the usual way. This happens to us all the time with computers, and nobody thinks of complaining." -- Jef Raskin

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    Default

    Also are you using a download manager/enhancer?
    Damien,

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    Default Discovered the problem

    one of the newest programs i have installed must of setup a "Folder Action". I just deleted the specific folder action and it appears to have fixed the problem..

    Thanx

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    Thumbs up

    Nice job kakadu,
    Great to resolve your own problems!
    Reminds me that most issues have to do with new software...
    Unistalling can be a pain, so a back-up of what works is golden.

    Dave
    The more you know, the more you know you don't know.

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