MS Word wants you to save your files to the ‘My Documents’ folder. We want you to save your files to your network folder (your H: drive).
Trust us: Save the files to your network folder – it is safer and smarter. If your computer hard drive crashes, files saved to the H: drive (on the server) are unaffected, whereas files saved to ‘My Documents’ (on the computer’s C: drive) are lost.
When you save a file, MS Word will direct you to the ‘My Documents’ folder by default, but you can easily change that setting and make saving files to your H: drive much easier. Here’s how:
Open Microsoft Word, then click Tools > Options > File Locations > Documents > Modify > Choose your H: drive from the drop-down list > Ok
Now your default save to location is your network folder – a much safer and more secure place for your files, and also a place where you can access your files from home via NetStorage.