Windows 10: New folders are created in the OneDrive directory, how to change this?

Discus and support New folders are created in the OneDrive directory, how to change this? in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Hi everyone, I've had Windows 10 final release installed on my pc for a couple of days, and it has been proving a quite good experience. I just came... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by J0nDaFr3aK, Aug 2, 2015.

  1. New folders are created in the OneDrive directory, how to change this?


    Hi everyone,
    I've had Windows 10 final release installed on my pc for a couple of days, and it has been proving a quite good experience. I just came across something though. I was editing a cpp file in Notepad++ and wanted to save it to a newly created folder in Documents. The thing is that, when I click on Save as and then on the New Folder icon, the new folder is placed in OneDrive\Documents. In the folder browser of the "Save as" box, when I select Libraries from the left menu, the local Documents folder and the OneDrive one are displayed, but I don't seem to be able to change the default Documents folder as in Windows 8.1. Is there a way to remove OneDrive from the User folders?

    I hope I was clear, English isn't my native language.

    EDIT: When I click on "This PC" then "Documents", I can only see the local Documents folder. It happens only when I click on Libraries > Documents

    :)
     
    J0nDaFr3aK, Aug 2, 2015
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  2. Luke38 Win User

    How to actually change the default save location

    I understand you can change it in word and tried to point out that I have done that exact thing two times after that clean install. I tried to explaining by the long description that this is not relevant to one program but to the operating system and why
    I thought the question is a Windows setting question.

    For example OneDrive has a user environment variable and when I changed the OneDrive autosave to "OneDrive" all my programs that use the documents folder to save start saving to the OneDrive documents folder instead of PC documents folder. However, when
    I change the OneDrive autosave to "This PC Only” instead of going to the documents folder I mentioned I moved it creates a new directory on my OS drive (C:/user/documents).

    The question is it possible to actually change the default save locations on my PC? Like the user environment variable for OneDrive.
     
    Luke38, Aug 2, 2015
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  3. Folders being created in drives

    how I can change directory to create this folder?
     
    Leonardo Fiewski Soares, Aug 2, 2015
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