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Visual Studio's Default Path for New Projects

Today I took the time to fix something very simple: Visual Studio’s default path.

In the past decade there has never been a single project I wanted to save to:

C:\Users\<username>\Documents\Visual Studio <vs version>\Projects

I was expecting having to dive into the windows registry to fix this, but it turned out to be rather simple to change this.

In Visual Studio navigate to Tools -> Options -> Projects and Solutions -> Locations

Change Project Location to the desired folder:

Et voila:

TL/DR: In Visual Studio: Tools -> Options -> Projects and Solutions -> Locations

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