Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I downloaded a program from cnet. It wasn't downloaded directly but with a download tool from cnet, (which tried to install other programs or toolbars too).

I would like to save the downloaded program and not only the cnet downloader to disk. Where is the installer stored? It doesn't seem to be in '%TEMP%'

share|improve this question
add comment

1 Answer

I've just found it: the downloader saves the original download-file in your download-folder!

share|improve this answer
Wow. Shocker. Just to let people know. This is the download folder on both OS X and Windows. Actually, same with Linux. Don't worry about it dropping it somewhere else. –  Josiah Dec 15 '12 at 20:17
add comment

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.