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#1 Hikermann


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Posted 16 December 2014 - 11:15 PM

In Windows 7, the Downloads file is tucked away in Users; I want my downloads to go to a Downloads file on my D:\ drive; thought I had ferreted out how to designate that but -- typically, since Microsoft Always Knows Best!! -- they are not going there, still just to the Users one.

Help appreciated.  Thanks.

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#2 Condobloke


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Posted 17 December 2014 - 12:38 AM

If you are using Firefox as your browser.....Under the General tab in  Options.......you can specify where your downloads are saved to.


On the other hand...if you are using IE, I have no idea and dont want to know...  Click on the gear wheel....Tools.....then on View Downloads.....then in the bottom left hand corner will be Options.....that will give you choices re location etc

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Posted 17 December 2014 - 07:49 AM

How to Change Default Download Location in IE9, IE10, and IE11
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Change what Firefox does when you click on or download a file
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Just create a new folder called Downloads on your D drive...I created mine on C.
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