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downloading to wrong place.

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    downloading to wrong place.


    My download keeps going to the File Explorer. I need it on the desktop. What do I need to do? Could someone help me please.

    Thanks.

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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello jjj62, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    Is this from downloading in Internet Explorer?

    Internet Explorer - Change Default Download Location - Windows 7 Help Forums
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    sorry, should have mentioned. its from firefox.

    thanks.
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    Austin TX metro area
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    Windows 7 Pro 64bit [MS blue-disk set]


    You might consider making and using either C:\downloads or D:\downloads instead of using the Desktop as a download place -- if that particular user account and/or that particular Desktop ever goes down temporarily, you will not have access to your files within said Desktop.
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downloading to wrong place.
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