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Windows 7: Stop from sharing desktop items

26 Aug 2010   #1
kekhotep

Windows 7
 
 
Stop from sharing desktop items

Hi,

How can I stop different users from sharing icons? E.g. my friend downloads and uses "Weather Bug" I don't want it but it shows up on my desktop because he has it on his.

Thank you.


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26 Aug 2010   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

RE: Users sharing desktop icons - Vista Forums

This is the reason. My account desktops are all unique.

What one user downloads should not affect other accounts.
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26 Aug 2010   #3
kekhotep

Windows 7
 
 

This didn't fix my problem.
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27 Aug 2010   #4
c59

7rc
 
 

In windows 7 the path is ..users\Default\desktop it is a hidden operating system folder-so show hidden files must be checked.

To show hidden files/folders:
Hidden Files and Folders - Show or Hide
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