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How to change the default directory of Internet Explorer.

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If you would like to change the default download target for Internet Explorer from ‘Desktop’ to some other location on your system, the following quick registry change will do it.


  • Click on Start—>Run type regedit click ok

                 Navigate the following key from left pane

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer

                 Now you should see Download Directory key from Right Panel.


  • Now Edit the ‘download directory’ value to the full path of the directory you wish to use click ok

Note: If you don't see the Download key in the Right Panel, Then First download any thing from the Internet. It will automatically create key in the Right Panel.

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