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Office_Jan02_CWhen it comes to software, Microsoft is one of the major tech juggernauts. Their software can be found on over 90% of computers, normally in the form of operating systems or office suites. In regards to the office systems, Microsoft will officially release a new version – 2013 – in the new year. With the release, users will likely have questions including how to change the default save location.

Here’s how you can change the default save location, (where documents are saved), in Office 2013. By default, Office 2013 will save your documents to SkyDrive. Some users will want to change this so that documents are saved to their PC.

  1. Open Microsoft Word and select a blank document.
  2. Click File followed by Options.
  3. Select Save.
  4. Click the box that says Save to Computer by default.
  5. Click Browse beside the Default local file location and select the file where you would like to save your documents. If you don’t change the location, your files will be saved into your Documents folder.
  6. Select Ok.

After you set the save location, you will notice that other Office programs will also be set to save in that location as well. If you’re interested in upgrading to Office 2013 when it arrives please contact us.

Published on 3rd January 2013 by Jeanne DeWitt.


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