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When I go to download something, the site tells me to install it from the Firefox Download Manager. Where is it? It seems like everytime I download something, it disappears without a trace forever.

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I have a Windows based computer. I've tried to download a couple of things, and the Firefox download screen pops up and says it was downloaded, but I can never find where it went to. How do I get to where these things downloaded to so I can install them?

I have a Windows based computer. I've tried to download a couple of things, and the Firefox download screen pops up and says it was downloaded, but I can never find where it went to. How do I get to where these things downloaded to so I can install them?

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JIMBUTCHER 0 solutions 3 answers

Try looking in your "Downloads" folder. That's where I found mine!!

Try looking in your "Downloads" folder. That's where I found mine!!

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I can't find a folder that says downloads. I found "downloads" in the tool bar, but there's nothing ever on it. It wont even let me use the search function in the lower right corner. And I can't seem to find "downloads" anywhere else either. Not sure where stuff is going.

I can't find a folder that says downloads. I found "downloads" in the tool bar, but there's nothing ever on it. It wont even let me use the search function in the lower right corner. And I can't seem to find "downloads" anywhere else either. Not sure where stuff is going.
StanWalker 2 solutions 29 answers

Start Firefox, click on the Tools menu item, and then click on Downloads.

This should up a Downloads window which shows you all the downloads you've done - you can, however clear the list or remove individual entries.

If you click on an entry in the Downloads list with your right mouse button, a menu will be displayed. Click on "Open containing folder."

This will open Windows Explorer and show the folder where the file was stored when you downloaded.

If you simply want to execute the download, right click and select Open or just double click on the entry.

In the future, when you download something and Firefox displays the folder window, look at where it is pointing. That is where the file will go.

Stan

Start Firefox, click on the Tools menu item, and then click on Downloads. This should up a Downloads window which shows you all the downloads you've done - you can, however clear the list or remove individual entries. If you click on an entry in the Downloads list with your right mouse button, a menu will be displayed. Click on "Open containing folder." This will open Windows Explorer and show the folder where the file was stored when you downloaded. If you simply want to execute the download, right click and select Open or just double click on the entry. In the future, when you download something and Firefox displays the folder window, look at where it is pointing. That is where the file will go. Stan