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Windows 7: How to Change Default location

08 Nov 2009   #1
Seventh Son

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How to Change Default location

Hi all! I am new to Windows 7 and this wonderful forum. I did some search and could'nt find an answer. I realised that Windows 7 saved all my stuff in the public folder. Is there anyway I can alter it to save in My documents instead of public documents? Thanks in advance for any answer.

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08 Nov 2009   #2

Windows 7 64bit

Saves what stuff? Downloading from internet or what? be more specific on what its saving.
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08 Nov 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Hey Seventh Son,

By default, Windows should be saving all your items into your user folders, not the public ones.

When you download items, make sure that the save option is pointing to the folder that you want it to (My Documents, not Public Documents).

Generally the computer remembers your save locations and if you change it, it should stick, if not, come back and we'll try some more stuff.
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