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#50556 - 11/27/18 12:10 PM Downloads folder gone AWOL
ryck Online


Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Okanagan Valley
My wife and I have separate accounts on our iMac with me being the Administrator - OS High Sierra 10.13.6. In my wife's account, the Downloads folder is not in the Dock.

This morning she tried to view a credit card statement while at the credit card site. However, the round download icon did not go to a Downloads folder but rather shot off the top right corner of the screen. I assume that by now it has landed in a farmer's field somewhere in France.

In my administrator account, I viewed her User account and it shows a Downloads folder with a bunch of stuff in it - but not the missing credit card statement - so I assume the folder did once exist. I also assume my wife may have accidentally dragged the Downloads folder off the Dock.

How do I restore it?


Edited by ryck (11/27/18 12:12 PM)
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ryck

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#50558 - 11/27/18 01:37 PM Re: Downloads folder gone AWOL [Re: ryck]
jchuzi Online


Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: New York State
Assuming that your diagnosis is correct, go to Users/her account. There should be a Downloads folder there. Drag it into the dock. Of course, you should be logged into her account to do this.
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#50559 - 11/27/18 05:11 PM Re: Downloads folder gone AWOL [Re: jchuzi]
ryck Online


Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Okanagan Valley
Done....thanks.
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ryck

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Canon MX710 Printer
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