March 19, 2008

How to change default download location of Internet Explorer ?

Do you want to change your Internet Explorer's download location permanently .. Here is a simple step .

1. Go to Run >> Start then type "Regedit" , press Enter and navigate to:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer

2. Just click over 'Internet Explorer', On the right pane double click 'Download Directory' and change it to new path. Eg: "E:\Download" ,

or copy below lines to notepad and save as a file with '.reg' extension .

eg: ie-download-location.reg

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer]
"Download Directory"="E:\\Download"

Double click 'ie-download-location.reg' , Windows will ask you for permission before making any changes to registry . Click Ok .

Try to backup registry before making any change .

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