Windows 10: Downloads goes into another user account folder

  1.    29 Apr 2016 #1

    Downloads goes into another user account folder


    I have initially created a user account for a new laptop lets call this user 'A'. Later, I created another user account "B" and deleted the A user account. However right now, I am logged into account B but whenever I download files, it will be saved into c:/user/A/downloads.
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       29 Apr 2016 #2

    Hi beisong and welcome to Tenforums!

    Is it only downloads folder, or are other user folders affected too?

    Have you tried to move location? If it doesn't work, you can try to reset folder location. Best to follow tutorial by Brink.
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  3.    30 Apr 2016 #3

    Which browser ? Most let you set download folder anywhere you want to.
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  4.    30 Apr 2016 #4

    Some downloads only go to user folder. What I did was put the shortcuts to all possible download folders into my desktop's utility folder, that way, I can instantly check download folders when even the browser setting is over-ridden by certain downloads.
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  5.    02 May 2016 #5

    AndreTen said: View Post
    Hi beisong and welcome to Tenforums!

    Is it only downloads folder, or are other user folders affected too?

    Have you tried to move location? If it doesn't work, you can try to reset folder location. Best to follow tutorial by Brink.
    You are right. other user files are affected as well, including desktop, documents etc. I have not tried the solution you have given. anyone else has an idea how to fix this? Thanks
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