|Specify the Default Internet Explorer Download Directory (All Windows)|
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This setting is used to specify which directory should be used as the default location to save downloaded files retrieved using Internet Explorer.
Open your registry and find the key below.
Create a new String value, or modify the existing value called 'Download Directory' using the settings below.
Exit your registry, you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.
|(Default)||REG_SZ||(value not set)|
|Download Directory||REG_SZ||"C:\My Files"|
User Key: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer]|
Name: Download Directory
Type: REG_SZ (String Value)
Value: Qualified Directory
Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.
Last Modified: April 4, 2002