Lightroom Desktop: Error code - "bad argument #1to stringbyappendingpathcomponent"

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Just started using the trial version for lightroom cc and cannot save the file to desktop. Get an error message"bad argument #1to stringbyappendingpathcomponent.....Any help is really appreciated. Thx.
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Waseem Sufi

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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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Sounds like this issue occurs when the path to "My Pictures" is set to a drive, which may or may not be not connected to the computer anymore. Try setting the path of the Windows "My Pictures" folder to a different location (e.g. the folder on your internal drive)
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Thank you.  

All I did was to upload about 20 pictures from my desktop, pictures were on my desktop and not in my picture folders.  Made some edit modifications to couple of pictures and wanted to save those edited pictures back to my desktop.  However, when I try to download I get this error.  Then I tried to download any other pictures (with no edits yet) that I uploaded and same error message.

Hope this makes sense.  Thx.