Change default file location in PowerPoint 2013 and 2010

In PowerPoint 2013 and PowerPoint 2010 the default file location set as C:\Users\<username>\Documents\ in a Windows Vista or Windows 7 Operating System. This is the location that will be shown and used as the default location when a user tries to save a presentation file.

PowerPoint Save As

PowerPoint provides users with option for changing this default file location to some other folder of your choice. Listed below are the steps to change the default file location in PowerPoint 2010,

Step 1: Click the File menu then the options link.

Step 2: In PowerPoint options window, navigate to Save options and then to the Save presentations section.

PowerPoint Options

Step 3: In Save presentation section, set the folder of your choice for Default file location. For example if you set it to C:\Projects then the Save or Save As option would now default to the newly set folder location as shown below.

Change Default File Location PowerPoint

In Category: Office 2010, PowerPoint 2010

Ravi Shankar

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