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    Auto Save Documents to OneDrive or This PC in Windows 10

    Auto Save Documents to OneDrive or This PC in Windows 10

    How to Auto Save Documents to OneDrive or This PC in Windows 10
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    31 Dec 2017
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    In Windows 10, you can choose to save your desktop, documents, and pictures to either OneDrive or This PC by default.

    This tutorial will show you how to auto save your Documents in Quick access to either OneDrive or This PC for your account in Windows 10.

    EXAMPLE: Documents in Quick access
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    Here's How:

    1. Right click or press and hold on the OneDrive icon in the taskbar notification area, and click/tap on Settings. (see screenshot below)

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    2. Click/tap on the Auto save tab, choose to save Documents to either OneDrive or This PC only, and click/tap on OK. (see screenshot below)

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    That's it,

  1.    21 Feb 2016 #1

    There is one issue with this. After turning this on, the Documents and Picture shortcuts in
    This PC/Navigation Pane
    leads to
    But when you turn this off i.e. when you change it to This PC again. The link doesn't change back to
    It still points to
    Plus, turning this off also messed up with auto screenshot save.
    Click image for larger version. 

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    The screenshot above was saved in
    instead of
    . The whole system is messed up completely. @Brink Please give a fix. I have tired registry at
    but modifying it doesn't help.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    21 Feb 2016 #2

    Well @Brinks, thanks to your post at this Link:: . I was able to fix my Documents and Pictures Folder (I tired the bat file for both and viola its fixed). Kindly, include same as option two in this post as well. It will help lots of (busy)people and save them hurdle of searching internet. I was suffering from this problem from very long time.
    Last edited by Brink; 21 Feb 2016 at 09:30. Reason: removed quote of above post
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3. Posts : 27,220
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17604
    Thread Starter
       21 Feb 2016 #3

    Hello @AnubhavArun, and welcome to Ten Forums. I'm glad it was able to help.
      My ComputersSystem Spec


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