Changing Directory where OneNote saves Outlook attachments

I'm using Outlook 2010 in a corporate environment and soon to be migrating to 2013.
I'm also using OneNote.
It seems that when I  right click on an email to save it to one note, the attachment is saved in my C:\Users\<ID>\AppData\Local\Temp\OneNoteAttachments area.
How can I change where this is kept.  Just had a issue with someone clearing space and thinking the AppData\Temp directory was just that, Temp.

Would like to avoid that in the future.
GNOVAKAsked:
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Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
The area should be used temporarily only, while attachments are displayed in OneNote. Because OneNote does not store anything outside of its "master" files *.one. As soon as you switch notebooks or pages the temp files should get recreated.
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GNOVAKAuthor Commented:
I dont quite understand - so if the email and the attachment appear in OneNote, I hover over the item. The attachment is listed in the Temp area. If I change notebooks and come back, it is still listed as in the Temp directory. Do I need to do something else?  I thought once its in OneNote, OneNote takes care of it.
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Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
Correct. You can copy your .one file to another machine, open it there and see your email attachments there.  You do not care about the Temp folder.
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GNOVAKAuthor Commented:
I need to automatically attach from Outlook. the problem is when it does it stores it within OneNote in that Temp directory.  Is there a setting somewhere to change where it is stored from OneNote?
I dont want it in the TEMP directory
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Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
I already told you what you see as being in TEMP is irrelevant for running applications.

If you view an attachment in Outlook, a copy is stored in TEMP. In OneNote it is the same.
Copying an email from Outlook to OneNote (probably) creates a temporary copy in that folder too.

All you can do is setting the TEMP folder to somewhere else (chamging the TEMP environment variable), but you cannot stop Windows and applications from using a temporary folder.
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GNOVAKAuthor Commented:
right, so if I understand you correctly, you are saying that the item in the temp folder is just that. If I delete it, the attachment to the outlook email that I sent to one note will still be able to be opened, even if it is non-existent in the temp directory.
That is not the case.
That is what I am trying to avoid.
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Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
Correct, that is how it is intended to be. As said, you need to be able to just copy over the .one file for your notebook and have everything at your hands.
Why exactly do you think "that is not the case"? What did you try to test?
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GNOVAKAuthor Commented:
so every time I save a email or a calendar with an attachment to onenote, I have to copy the .one file?
Didnt know that - I figured if I right clicked and sent it to one note, it would save the text and the attachment permanently.
That is not the case??
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Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
Each notebook is stored in a single .one file. Everything you put into that notebook (including using Send To OneNote) will copy it into that .one file. There is no other permanent info stored anywhere else (aside of which notebooks are used and connected to which .one file).

While you have OneNote open, and for Send To OneNote, the TEMP folder is used to keep temporay copies of content parts.

So seeing stuff in TEMP is both normal and nothing to worry about. Removing files there does not remove  function. If temporary files are in use, you cannot remove them anyway.
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GNOVAKAuthor Commented:
Thanks for hanging in there with me.
My older attachments still work!
Excellent!!!

Thanks again..
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