Changed File Position

John Brookbank 1 Reputation point

i haven't been using visual studio visual for a while and i notice that now when i start the program, it creates the file folder on my E (data) Drive whereas, before it was in the Documents folder under libraries.

please advise how i may change it back?

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  1. Dillon Silzer 49,671 Reputation points

    Hi @John Brookbank

    Try the following:

    1. In Visual Studio, click Tools > Options.
    2. Expand Projects and Solutions and click Locations.


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  2. Tianyu Sun-MSFT 22,576 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    Hi @John Brookbank ,

    Welcome to Microsoft Q&A forum.

    Can you confirm what kind of projects/files were saved in Documents directory before? And do you use any extensions which may save some files(for example log files) in other directories?

    Please try to reset VS settings and see if it works(Tools > Import and Export Settings… > Reset all settings > No, just reset settings, overwriting my current settings).


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