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How to reset file browser's last location

By hunczumunczu ·
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Let's say I upload a photo to Facebook, to do that you use the Windows file browser and pick an image. When you to do that again, the browser remembers from which location you uploaded a photo previously.

How do I reset that data completely, so it goes to a default location ex. My Documents. Preferably I'd like to even disable the file browser's ability to remember the last location, but just reseting it will suffice.
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How to reset file browser's last location

by markwilliams8mw In reply to How to reset file browser ...

try t his method
Microsoft Internet Explorer:
Click on “Tools” located in the Menu Bar OR IE 9+ users may need to click on the gear icon in the top right hand corner
Click on “Internet Options”
Click on the “Advanced” tab
Click on the “Reset...” button
Place a checkmark in the “Delete personal settings” box
Press the "Reset" button
Restart Internet Explorer

Google Chrome:

Click on the “Customize and control Google Chrome” button located in the top right hand corner (looks like three horizontal lines stacked on top of each other, directly to the right of the URL bar)
Click on “Settings”
Click on the “Reset browser settings” button at the bottom of the settings page (you may need to click on the “+ Show advanced settings” text located below the “Default browser” section first)
Click on the “Reset” button
Restart Google Chrome

Mozilla Firefox:

Close Firefox if it is currently open
Hold down the left shift key while opening up Firefox
If done correctly you will see a window titled “Firefox Safe Mode” that states ”Safe Mode is a special mode of Firefox that can be used to troubleshoot issues. Your add-ons and custom settings will be temporarily disabled. You can also Reset Firefox if you want to start fresh.”
Press the “Reset Firefox” button
Press the new “Reset Firefox” button that appears to confirm
Restart Firefox

Apple Safari:

Click on “Safari” located in the menu bar in the top left hand corner of the screen
Click on “Reset Safari...”
Place a checkmark beside all available options
Press the “Reset” button
Click on the Hard Drive icon located on the desktop
Browse to “Users > (Users Home) > Library > Safari folder”
Drag every file except “Bookmarks.plist” into the Trash
Browse to “User > (Users Home) > Library > Preferences”
Locate “com.apple.Safari.plist”, “com.apple.internetconfigpriv.plist” and “com.apple.internetconfig.plist” and drag them to the trash. NOTE: If “com.apple.internetconfigpriv.plist” does not exist, ignore it and just trash the other two files
Restart Safari

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