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Strange behavior in Chrome, in OSX Mountain Lion.

After I download a file, it appears in the bottom bar of the browser, normally I can just click on the file and it launches. Or click the small arrow to the right and 'reveal in finder'. However, both of those options are not working anymore. And I can't seem to figure out why.

I've flushed the cache, cookies, etc.. Restarted. And to no avail.

Any idea what may be going on here?

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linux for me.. EL6 – Rodo Apr 2 '14 at 8:25

You said you flushed the cache... have you cleared the Download folder (and the download history)?

I've seen issues on Windows where launching downloads progressively becomes slower as the download location and history fill up.

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yes I have. It's the strange behavior of not being able to click on the files and having them launch that's the problem. – hwp08 Jan 7 '13 at 18:55

I suggest uninstalling/repairing chrome and seeing if that could help, not sure as how to do that as I am a Windows PC user.

Hope it helps! Hope you fix your problem!

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Make sure Chrome is up to date and make sure the file has finished downloading before trying to open it.

If neither of these work, try re-installing Chrome and if that fails, just open it with Finder, by default it will be in your download folder.

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