The desktop is where we tend to store most of our files, applications or programs for quick access. It makes life easier for users by saving folders and shortcuts for convenient access to files and programs, rather than looking for a specific file in a specific location. This saves time.
However, many users report facing an issue where they cannot save files to desktop on their Windows 10 PC. So how do we fix this? Let's find out.
Solution: via the settings app
Step 1: Click on Home on the desktop and select settings in the context menu, located above the file energia option.
Step 2: A settings window, click Update and security.
Step 3: In the next window, on the left side of the panel, click Windows Security. Now on the right side, under the Protection areas section, click Virus and threat protection.
Step 4: A Windows Security window, go to Virus and threat protection settingsand click Manage your settings.
Step 5: Then scroll down and go to Controlled access to folders section and click Manage controlled access to the folder.
Step 6: In the next window, go to Controlled access to folders section and move the cursor to turn it off.
Now go back and try to save the file to your desktop and it should save it now without any problem.