How to change the default directory of Internet Explorer.
If you would like to change the default download target for Internet Explorer from ‘Desktop’ to some other location on your system, the following quick registry change will do it.
- Click on Start—>Run type regedit click ok
Navigate the following key from left pane
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer
Now you should see Download Directory key from Right Panel.
- Now Edit the ‘download directory’ value to the full path of the directory you wish to use click ok
Note: If you don't see the Download key in the Right Panel, Then First download any thing from the Internet. It will automatically create key in the Right Panel.