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First up, a silly and simple question, have you checked your Trash folder?
Next up have you tried using Spotlight to find it?
Ok, if you Ctrl-Click or Right-click on a Pages document, you should see a pop-up menu. One of the options will normally be "Open With". If you hover your mouse over that option does Pages appear in the list at all?
Somehow it would appear that Pages has been deleted from your Mac entirely. Do you keep Time machine backups, by chance?
That is something I can't answer, I'm afraid. Have you made any changes to your Mac recently, upgraded or removed any other software?
Also, do you have the original iWork install disc that may have come with your Mac?
you will need to install from the original disc and then apply the following update:
If you can not find the disc then we may be able to find a workaround.
Normally there should be a separate disc just for iWork.
You might, also, be able to download the software via the Mac App Store app.
Open the Mac App Store App.
Choose the "Purchased" option at the top of the window. (You may need to sign in)
If Pages is listed, click "Install".
Ok, in that case it did indeed come from a disc.
If you want to double check the Applications install DVD, insert the disc and run the installer BUT only go as far looking at the list of apps it will try to install (There may be a "Custom" button to display this list). If you by chance see the iWork apps listed then you should make sure only Pages is selected for install. Otherwise, you risk installing older releases of other software.
If that does not work for you, next please provide your Mac's serial number.
Click the Apple logo in the menu bar at the top left of the screen
Select "About This Mac"
In the window that opens, look for the "Version" information. PleasNext, repeatedly click on the word "Version" until it says "Serial Number”.
Where are you seeing that?
You can run the Bundled Software icon in that case but one or two screens in there should be a list.
What do you see on screen?
I'm not sure where that might be within the process for your version of the Bundled Software disc but it does not normally go straight into installing.
If it's working on it's own, then I would let it finish at this point so as not to leave anything partially installed and let me have the serial number in the meantime.
it looks like your Mac is from Mid-2010. As such you are eligible for a newer release of iWork for free. However, in order to download it you must upgrade your version of OS X.
You can download it here:
Then all the iWork updates will be available on the App Store.