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System Cannot Find The Path Specified When Download A File


Unable to create or save new files in the folder in which this application was downloaded. I have tried following the instructions but somehow am not getting anywhere - i keep getting an error message the system cannot find the path specified. Can anyone help me out of this predicament?

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