Downloading problem

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by lossietoon, Nov 20, 2010.

  1. lossietoon macrumors newbie

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    #1
    I've been having problems with downloading
    programmes in general
    When I hit a download link,
    the page refreshes, but no download window appears, and nothing happens. i did have a look this morning & there was a suggestion about something i think was called speeddownloader which i looked for but couldn't see it.
    I am new to MAC's.
    this problem happens on both safari & Firefox so you can imagine my frustration!
    My system is 1 t.b. 21.5 inch screen 4gb memory Mac OS X Version 10.6.4
    hope that this helps.
    thanks in advance with help of this problem.
     
  2. jmann macrumors 604

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    #2
    What are you trying to download? Did you check the download folder to see if there is anything there?

    You should also try google chrome to see if you get the same result.
     
  3. lossietoon thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Oct 14, 2010
    #3
    yes i have checked the download folder & nothing there.
    various things i have been downloading
    I will try your suggestion of chrome but I ma not holding out much hope on that one due to not being able to with the other 2.
    thanks for the suggestions so far
     
  4. lossietoon thread starter macrumors newbie

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    #4
    I have tried to download Google Chrome but I can't download that one either!
    any more suggestions please?
     

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