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Windows 7: How do i change the default installation place

19 Apr 2012   #1

windows 7 Home premium 64 bit
How do i change the default installation place

Everytime i download something it goes directly to my hard drive :E and i want it to go to my C: and i have tryed the browser settings but it doesnt work
I am using Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

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19 Apr 2012   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Tony, and welcome to Seven Forums.

If you mean everytime you download something in Internet Explorer, then the tutorial below should be able to help.

Hope this helps,
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20 Apr 2012   #3

windows 7 Home premium 64 bit

I tryed that but i mean like everything automatically installs to my :E drive and i want it to install to my c: drive
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