How to Change Default File Save Location in Microsoft Office?

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While working in Microsoft Office, when you try to open or save a document, it opens the default documents folder to open or save the file.

This tutorial will teach you how to change this default location to your desired drive or folder, so that you don't need to browse to that folder each time. It'll be save your precious time.

So here we start:

For Microsoft Office 2000, XP and 2003:

1. Open any Office application like Microsoft Word and click on "Tools -> Options".

2. Click on "File Locations" tab and select "Documents". Now click on "Modify" button:

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3. It'll open browse window. Navigate to the desired drive or folder which you want to set as default location and click on OK button. It'll change the file location. Now click on OK button and you have done.

NOTE: You'll need to follow these steps for all Office applications separately.

For Microsoft Office 2007, 2010 and 2013:

1. Open any Office application like Microsoft Word and click on Office ORB (Big round button) or FILE menu at top-left.

2. Now click on "Options", it'll open Options window. Click on "Save" tab and in right-side pane, you can change the "Default file location" by simply typing the exact path or by selecting the desired drive/folder using Browse button:

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NOTE: You'll need to follow these steps for all Office applications separately.





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