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Save as location force default

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    Save as location force default

    Hi - I have an issue with saving files which I am hoping someone has the answer to!

    When I am in work I am connected to the work network and have access to a number of network drives which I often save work to. When I am working offsite and try and save a file I have been working on, the explorer save as dialog box will open the last save location. If this last location was a network drive it can no longer see (which is the case when I am not in the office) the explorer window and application will freeze as it tries to resolve the network path (sometimes up to 10 minutes).

    Is there any way (via Regedit or the like) to force it to always open the save dialog box at a local location so this doesn't happen? I have a default local location setup in office but it always defaults to the last location.

    Thanks in advance.

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Save as location force default

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