Windows 10: Downloads not going into the Downloads folder

Discus and support Downloads not going into the Downloads folder in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; My setting for downloads is for the Downloads folder, but downloads keep going to my desktop. How can I fix this? Windows 10... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by JudyG46, Aug 9, 2019.

  1. JudyG46 Win User

    Downloads not going into the Downloads folder


    My setting for downloads is for the Downloads folder, but downloads keep going to my desktop. How can I fix this? Windows 10

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    JudyG46, Aug 9, 2019
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  2. Downloads folder is the Documents folder

    Hi Chris,

    Thank you for posting your query on Microsoft Community.

    I suggest you to Restore to Default the folders and document settings and see if it helps.

    Step 1:

    Please follow below steps and check if it helps.

    • Go to Download folder.
    • Right click on the Download Folder and go to Properties.
    • In Properties go to Location tab.
    • In location Tab Click on Restore Default.


    Step 2:

    Please follow below steps and check if it helps.

    • Go to Documents folder.
    • Right click on the Document folder and go to Properties.
    • In Properties go to Location tab.
    • In location Tab Click on Restore Default.
    After performing above steps change the settings as you required and check if it helps.

    Hope these information helps, please get back to us for future support, we’ll be glad to assist you further.

    Thank you.
     
    Prabhavathi Patil, Aug 9, 2019
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  3. Downloaded files disappear


    When you download a file through any browser, there's an option somewhere to 'Open Containing Folder.'

    In Windows, to find a file you have downloaded...

    1. Open your personal folder by clicking the Start button and then clicking your user name at the top of the Start menu's right pane.
    2. Double-click one of the following folders:
      • Downloads
      • Documents
      • Pictures
      • Videos
      • Music


    If you do not see the file you are looking for, but know its file name, you can search for it by following these steps:
    To search for a file you have downloaded...

    1. Click the Start button
    2. Type all or part of the file name into the Search box.
      The file you are looking for will appear in the list of results.
     
    teachermark, Aug 9, 2019
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  4. Downloads not going into the Downloads folder

    How can I set EDGE to by default download to D:\Downloads


    Hi:

    I do not use Edge, but here is one suggested method (it dates from Aug 2015, but I presume the steps are still valid):

    How to change the default Microsoft Edge download location - gHacks Tech News

    EDIT: And here is a tutorial right here in tenforums.com:
    Microsoft Edge Downloads Folder - Change in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

    HTH,
    MM
     
    MoxieMomma, Aug 9, 2019
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