Just figuring it out

Discussion in 'iMac' started by David L.Highers, Aug 24, 2010.

  1. David L.Highers macrumors newbie

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    #1
    Thrilled with the new Imac. I lost "Downloads" from the dock, a very interesting thing on this computer and trying to figure out how to get it back. So much new to learn, The best way?
     
  2. spinnerlys Guest

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    Go to Macintosh HD / Users / YOU and drag the downloads folder back to the Dock, onto the right side.

    Similar thread found via MRoogle:
    http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=195120

    On an additional note: your thread title is really non-descript, have a look here:



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  3. David L.Highers thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Thanks for that reply. Now how to find the downloads folder?
     
  4. spinnerlys Guest

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    Is it not in your Home folder as I pointed out?

    Here is an illustration:

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  5. Freeda-asknlern macrumors newbie

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    Lost Dock Icon Solved

    Thanks. Can spend all day on one mac problem; your answer shortened it to half of "duh" day. Knew it had to be somewhere. Glad to be here.:p
     

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