Mac OS X forum: Downloads folder problems in Snow Leopard (10.6.8)

by: Loriole June 18, 2013 9:31 AM PDT

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Downloads folder problems in Snow Leopard (10.6.8)

by Loriole - 6/18/13 9:31 AM

I can no longer open my Downloads folder by clicking on the Dock icon. When I tried to, a question mark (in bold type) appeared in front of the icon and the folder name that appeared had "17-19-06" added; ie, it read "Downloads 17-19-06" instead of just "Downloads".

After two or three days of this, the Dock icon has now disappeared, with the aforementioned question mark appearing in its place. The same "Downloads 17-19-06" name appears when I hover my cursor near the question mark.

In both cases, I am still able to access my Downloads folder via Finder.

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