Opened 12 years ago

Last modified 12 years ago

#3481 closed Bug report

Wrong default download location on vista when updating

Reported by: thestoryteller Owned by: Alexander Schuch
Priority: normal Component: Other
Keywords: Cc: thestoryteller, Alexander Schuch, Tim Kosse
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On Windows Vista, when an update is detected, it opens the "Save As" dialog with the user's "Documents" folder as the preselected default download location. It should use the user's "Downloads" folder.

Change History (5)

comment:1 Changed 12 years ago by Alexander Schuch

Do you remember from which version you updated from?

comment:2 Changed 12 years ago by thestoryteller

From to

comment:3 Changed 12 years ago by Tim Kosse

You know by chance how to get the directory path using the Windows API? There's no CSIDL for the downloads directory.

comment:4 Changed 12 years ago by thestoryteller

CSIDL is replaced by KNOWNFOLDERID in Vista:

comment:5 Changed 12 years ago by Tim Kosse

Thanks for reporting. This issue has been fixed in the SVN
repository and will be available with the next version.

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