How can I set EDGE to by default download to D:\Downloads


  1. Posts : 63
    Windows 10 64 bit pro
       #1

    How can I set EDGE to by default download to D:\Downloads


    Can any one advise me how I can set Microsoft EDGE that is in Windows 10 to by default download to D:\Downloads?

    Walter
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  2. MoxieMomma's Avatar
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    Win10/64 Pro 1511 (and 2 Win 7/64 Ult & Pro systems)
       #2

    Hi:

    I do not use Edge, but here is one suggested method (it dates from Aug 2015, but I presume the steps are still valid):

    The download folder can be changed in File Explorer, the former Windows Explorer, directly.

    1. Open File Explorer by clicking on the folder icon in the Windows Taskbar, or with the shortcut Windows-e.
    2. Locate the Download folder on the left side, right-click on it and select properties from the context menu.
    3. Switch to the location tab in the Downloads properties.
    4. There you find the current location listed. If you want to set a new folder without moving existing files, simply enter the new path, e.g. d:\downloads and hit apply afterwards.
    5. If you want all existing files to be moved, click on move instead, pick a new folder location, and select yes when the move folder prompt appears.
    6. Microsoft Edge will use the new folder for all downloads from that moment on.
    How to change the default Microsoft Edge download location - gHacks Tech News

    EDIT: And here is a tutorial right here in tenforums.com:
    Microsoft Edge Downloads Folder - Change in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

    HTH,
    MM
      My Computer


 

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