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OSX 10.6.6 Auto De-Compressing .tgz files in finder

Posted on 2011-03-08
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OSX 10.6.6 seems to be auto de-compressing .tgz files into .tar files whenever I download them, can anyone please tell me how to stop finder from doing this, I would like to preserve the .tgz formatting.

Thanks :)
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You should be able to remove the file associations in your browser preferences under downloads. Also, turn off "Open Safe Files when download completes."
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Turned off "Open Safe Files when download completes." in Safari as suggest, perfect fix - Thanks :)
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