Windows 10: How do I force only one location for saving documents?

Discus and support How do I force only one location for saving documents? in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; I want to save my documents to the W10 Library location "This PC/Documents" but frequently a saved document goes to a subfolder "Documents" under my... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by lbeck, Nov 29, 2020.

  1. lbeck Win User

    How do I force only one location for saving documents?


    I want to save my documents to the W10 Library location "This PC/Documents" but frequently a saved document goes to a subfolder "Documents" under my username. How do I force the default location to to always be the main "Documents" location?

    See the attached image.

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    lbeck, Nov 29, 2020
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  2. How to save a scanned document as PDF

    Hi Chuck.

    There are some options that you can do to save the scanned documents to PDF file. You may follow these steps:

    • Copy the scanned document.
    • Open Word, then paste it.
    • Click File > Save As > Choose the location where you want to save it.
    • On Save as type, choose PDF > Save.

    Feel free to let us know if you need further assistance.
     
    Rachelle Gra, Nov 29, 2020
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  3. Default location to save documenets

    Hi Frank,

    Sorry for the delayed response.

    From your recent description, it seems like the issue is confined to Word documents. If true, then follow the steps below and check if it helps.

    • Launch Word application.
    • Go to File Menu and select Options.
    • In the pop-up dialog box, towards the left pane, select Save.
    • Under Default location file, browse the location you want to save.
    • Check if the issue persists.

    Hope this helps.
     
    Arvind Ram, Nov 29, 2020
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  4. How do I force only one location for saving documents?

    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, Nov 29, 2020
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