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How do I change where downloads are saved?


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bruceb3

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I'm running Windows 7 Pro. I totally forgot where to change where downloads are saved. It used to be that when I would click "save" it would ask me "where". Now, it just saves them to "downloads" on "C" drive. Since I have an ssd, I would like them to be saved elsewhere. Thanks in advance.
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Alzeimer

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In IE click on the TOOLS Option (ALT + X)and choose SHOW DOWNLOADS (Ctrl+J) in the box that will appear click on OPTIONs and in that menu you can change the download Location.


Hope that helps
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SleepyDude

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Hi,

It depends of the browser you use... for Internet Explorer 9 and 10, for Google Chrome and for Firefox
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iammykyl

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Gday bruceb3.

Method to move/select the Download Folder for 3 Browsers.
> http://www.wikihow.c...wnload-is-Saved

Hope this is what you need.

Edit.

Beaten again.



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Edit.

Beaten again.


:) But your link its very good because it covers the most used Windows Browsers.

Edited by SleepyDude, 11 July 2013 - 03:02 AM.

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iammykyl

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Thanks SleepyDude.

I sometimes think my ISP holds stuff back until they have a decent sized package to download, Posted Image I hope you gave me the tick Posted Image

Are you now able to download to your preferred location?
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bruceb3

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Thanks everybody! You guys are great. That explains it. I hadn't changed anything except IE updated itself.
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Oh crap, I forgot to ask how can I get it to ask where to save the download? Sometimes I want to save them to different places. Sorry to be a pain.
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When clicking on a download you usually have a box on the bottom prompting you to either RUN / SAVE or CANCEL beside SAVE you have an arrow click on the arrow and choose SAVE AS and then it will ask you where you want to save it.


Hope that helps
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rshaffer61

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I'm not sure but you might check the IE options again and see if it has the ask where to save option. If so it will ask everything you download something where to save it.
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