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I have OS X 10.7.4. Sometimes when I download a file the OS deems it appropriate to create a Downloads stack in my Dock. I don't like this and would rather it didn't presume. Is there some hidden preference I can disable?

Successfully reproduced by:

  • receiving an Airdropped file

Sometimes reproduced by:

  • downloading a file from Chrome
  • saving an attachment from Sparrow
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if you remove the stack does it re-create it? –  Matt Ridge Jun 12 '12 at 18:25
    
yes, it does recreate the stack after I manually remove it. –  Spencer Williams Jun 12 '12 at 18:29
    
Are you able to recreate the issue while logged in with a different/new user profile? –  DMan Jun 12 '12 at 18:33
    
I've verified that the same behavior occurs when I'm logged in to Guest and receive an Airdropped file. –  Spencer Williams Jun 12 '12 at 19:14
    
Just an Airdropped file? OR as the same as before? I'm asking because it will define which direction to go from here. –  Matt Ridge Jun 13 '12 at 11:21
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