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Download I cant download anything on my mac...everything I download goes on my desktop,how do I stop that also.how do I find my key chain password also

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That's how MAC works. When they download it goes automatically to your desktop. The only other way I know you can do it so it will go to a folder is to hold CTRL and click the link, it should bring up options like a right click on a PC.

Your keychain password was set by you when you got your MAC, unless it was previously installed. Try entering nothing - and hit enter. By nothing, I mean DONT TYPE ANYTHING in the password space.

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