Windows 10: How do i disable auto downloading a file to a folder i don't want it to be

Discus and support How do i disable auto downloading a file to a folder i don't want it to be in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; If you download a file, it probably will ask you where to download it. But i want it to be in a different folder. But it doesn't show me the window for... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by YeetingMachine, Mar 26, 2020.

  1. How do i disable auto downloading a file to a folder i don't want it to be


    If you download a file, it probably will ask you where to download it. But i want it to be in a different folder. But it doesn't show me the window for me to select which drive to put it in. Please help!


    Daniels.

    :)
     
    YeetingMachine, Mar 26, 2020
    #1
  2. guru1d Win User

    Enable or Disable Auto Arrange in Folders in Windows 10  


    disable auto arrange is working again How do i disable auto downloading a file to a folder i don't want it to be :).

    delete HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\

    Then use this reg file:

    Code:
    Code:
    REM Activate free sorting for files in Windows 7 www.unawave.de  REM --- 1. Step: Add keys REM --- 1a for General Folders REG ADD "HKCU\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\AllFolders\Shell\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}" /v FFlags /t REG_DWORD /d 0x43000001 /f REG ADD "HKCU\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\AllFolders\Shell\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}" /v Mode /t REG_DWORD /d 0x00000004 /f  REM --- 1b for Documents Folders REG ADD "HKCU\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\AllFolders\Shell\{7D49D726-3C21-4F05-99AA-FDC2C9474656}" /v FFlags /t REG_DWORD /d 0x43000001 /f REG ADD "HKCU\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\AllFolders\Shell\{7D49D726-3C21-4F05-99AA-FDC2C9474656}" /v Mode /t REG_DWORD /d 0x00000004 /f  REM --- 1c for Music Folders REG ADD "HKCU\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\AllFolders\Shell\{94D6DDCC-4A68-4175-A374-BD584A510B78}" /v FFlags /t REG_DWORD /d 0x43000001 /f REG ADD "HKCU\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\AllFolders\Shell\{94D6DDCC-4A68-4175-A374-BD584A510B78}" /v Mode /t REG_DWORD /d 0x00000004 /f  REM --- 1d for Picture Folders REG ADD "HKCU\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\AllFolders\Shell\{B3690E58-E961-423B-B687-386EBFD83239}" /v FFlags /t REG_DWORD /d 0x43000001 /f REG ADD "HKCU\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\AllFolders\Shell\{B3690E58-E961-423B-B687-386EBFD83239}" /v Mode /t REG_DWORD /d 0x00000004 /f  REM --- 1e for Videos Folders REG ADD "HKCU\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\AllFolders\Shell\{5FA96407-7E77-483C-AC93-691D05850DE8}" /v FFlags /t REG_DWORD /d 0x43000001 /f REG ADD "HKCU\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\AllFolders\Shell\{5FA96407-7E77-483C-AC93-691D05850DE8}" /v Mode /t REG_DWORD /d 0x00000004 /f  REM --- 2. Step: Export everything under the key AllFolders in a separate file AllFolders.reg REG EXPORT "HKCU\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\AllFolders" AllFolders.reg  REM --- 3. Step: Delete everything under the key Bags REG DELETE "HKCU\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags" /f  REM --- 4. Step: Import again exported file AllFolders.reg REG IMPORT AllFolders.reg  REM --- 5. Step: Delete exported file AllFolders.reg del AllFolders.reg
    or use this:
    https://www.deskmodder.de/blog/wp-co...to-arrange.zip


    Unfortunately it doesn't save the position after closing the explorer or selection of other folder :/. Any suggestions how to fix this?
     
    guru1d, Mar 26, 2020
    #2
  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, Mar 26, 2020
    #3
  4. How do i disable auto downloading a file to a folder i don't want it to be

    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, Mar 26, 2020
    #4
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