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Windows 7: Maybe a silly question...


21 Feb 2011   #1

windows 7 home premium, 64 bit
 
 
Maybe a silly question...

Good morning internet friends,
I know this may be a silly question, but I'm going to ask anyway.
I have Magicjack, and it leaves me messages in the form of .wav files in emails. These are then downloaded. They go directly to Windows7 download folder. Because this same folder gets all .tmp files, and plenty of other 'debris,' it fills quickly. So I made a folder to place all the .wav files in. Now, how do I get Windows 7 to send the .wavs to this folder and not just the download folder????

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21 Feb 2011   #2

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Depends on the email cliet you use. I use Thunderbird and I can save attachments to anywhere I want.
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21 Feb 2011   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Good morning!!

Download something and after you see the Run Save Cancel prompt,
select Save and change the location.
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21 Feb 2011   #4

windows 7 home premium, 64 bit
 
 

Thanks so much P5b! My email client is google~gmail. I'm going to try right now, thanks so much, this will apply to so many other things, I've been needing to ask this question So iot will default to this folder after I change?
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21 Feb 2011   #5

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Exotic View Post
Good morning internet friends,
I know this may be a silly question, but I'm going to ask anyway.
Just remember there is no such thing as a silly question, there are lots of silly answers though
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21 Feb 2011   #6

windows 7 home premium, 64 bit
 
 

Thanks for understaqnding Mitchell.
I tried P5's advice. Apparently because I have already chosen a default program to open the .wav file with, it does not use 'run' or show me this window. It simply defaults to WMediaPlayer. Also, on right click, my only option is 'send to,' which includes my docs, but not a particular folder. I am back to square one. Help please oh Windows 7 Great and Wise Geeks?
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21 Feb 2011   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

What happens when you try and download the wave file from gmail?
Do you get a prompt?

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21 Feb 2011   #8

windows 7 home premium, 64 bit
 
 

Hi P5, and thanks again for sticking with me.
Gmail automatically downloads, I do not even have a password set up with MagicJack, so don't go through their program, as you are showing in screenshot 'VMail' If I can avoid it, I'd really like to.
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21 Feb 2011   #9

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Hi Exotic.
Go to the current download folder and right click on any Magic Jack file.

Select Open With > Choose Default Program...
Under Recommended Programs, select Internet Explorer.
Make sure that "Always use the selected program to open this kind of file" is checked.
Select OK.

IE should open and you can change the Save location.

The new Magic Jack files should get downloaded to the new location, as well as all your downloaded files.
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21 Feb 2011   #10

windows 7 home premium, 64 bit
 
 

I looked before answering...if I do this, I will be using IE? My default browser is Google Chrome, and I hate IE. WIll I be stuck with IE opening this new folder if I choose to go through with this? Sorry for all the extra questions, I'm just trying my best to keep IE out of my useage. It did not show Chrome as an option, btw.
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