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Windows 7: Customize "Downloads" folder path

12 Jul 2014   #1
bawldiggle

XP/7x32-x64/8x64
 
 
Customize "Downloads" folder path

In Win-XP Internet Explorer "Downloads" folder path could be set in ...

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer
Name:= Download Directory
Data:= <my preferred path>

I do not use Internet Explorer, but occasionally some downloads do not give me any option where to download to.
Nor do I use MS default Downloads folder at all.
What/where can I tweak the registry in Win-7 ?
Key-Path ?
Name ?
Type ?
Data ?
Win-7 registry is not the same as Win-XP


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12 Jul 2014   #2
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

The Tutorial Below should be of some help .. If you use Chrome it is at the bottom of the Tutorial ..


Internet Explorer - Change Default Download Location
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12 Jul 2014   #3
bawldiggle

XP/7x32-x64/8x64
 
 

Thanks Maxie
The link to Internet Explorer - Change Default Download Location was just what I needed
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12 Jul 2014   #4
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Most welcome glad you got the issue sorted
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