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Downloads Disapearing

by nimeau13 / February 27, 2010 11:12 AM PST

My problem is that when I download a file or group of files from a site such as this, it prompts me to save the file to a location eg. desktop, I then click download, seems to download the file fine, but the problem is that when I go to the location where I have saved the file the file isn't there, so I have tried searching for the file but it's not found, when I go into searches folder/indexed locations the shortcut to the file that I had just downloaded is there, so I right click on shortcut and open file location then it comes up that file is missing.This is really frustrating as I can't download anything, but strangely I can save a pic or document from the File menu, but not a compressed download or anything that is a download.
I am running Windows Vista Home Premiunm on a HP IQ770a touchscreen desktop PC with AMD Turion 64x2 processor, 1.6Ghz 32 bit with 2Gb ram
Please help.

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