Windows 10: Default save location

  1.    23 Nov 2015 #1

    Default save location

    I have a small SSD holding my OS, and a large HDD for everything else. I am trying to change the default install path to my storage drive, but when I go to settings, system, storage, I am unable to change the default install path to my storage drive (F:). Everything else (pictures, documents, music, etc.) can be changed to F:, but app install can't. I am able to manually change it while installing programs, but I would like to set it as the default.
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18262
       23 Nov 2015 #2

    Hello Nolan, :)

    Are you using the method in the tutorial below to change the default apps save location?
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  3.    23 Nov 2015 #3

    Yeah. And all those options are available except the one to change app location. That's greyed out and unchangeable.
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18262
       23 Nov 2015 #4

    What build of Windows 10 are you currently using?
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  5.    24 Nov 2015 #5

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  6. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18262
       24 Nov 2015 #6

    I'm afraid that it doesn't start working again until build 10576.

    If you check for and install the latest Windows 10 TH2 version 1511 build 10586 update in Windows Update, it should work for you afterwards.
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  7.    27 Nov 2015 #7

    It says my system is up to date. It did install some updates, but not the specified one, and my build is the same.
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18262
       27 Nov 2015 #8

    If you have Windows 10 TH2 version 1511 build 10586, then yeah you should be able to change the default storage location of Apps. It shouldn't be grayed out.

    I suppose it could be a bug from upgrading.

    If you like, refreshing or resetting Windows should sort it. Be sure to back up anything that you don't want to lose first though.

    Refresh Windows 10

    Reset Windows 10
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