Set the Default Download Location in Google Chrome for Windows 7

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  1. 1
    Start by opening the Google Chrome browser
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    You can double-click the icon or click it once if it's pinned to the taskbar.
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    Once the window opens, go to the settings
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    To go to the settings, click the menu button in the top right corner.
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    Click "Settings"
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    Once you're in the settings, scroll down and click "Show advanced settings"
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    This will open the advanced settings.
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    Scroll down and locate the "Downloads" section
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    In this case, the download location is C:\Users\Creatura\Downloads.
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    Change the download location by clicking "Change" to the right of the download location
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    A new window will open.
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    Select any folder on the computer
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    For this example, I'm going to set it to "Desktop".
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    Once the location has been selected, click "OK" at the bottom
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    You can also check the box next to "Ask where to save each file before downloading"
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    If that is checked, it will ask where to save anything before it is downloaded.
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    This concludes the tutorial on how to set the default download location on the Google Chrome web browser for a Windows 7 computer
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Categories : Browser | Windows

Recent edits by: Crystal, Lukward Thomason

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