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Windows 7: when i put something on my desktop it comes also on other accnt desto

17 Feb 2012   #1
jevw

windows 7 home 64 bit
 
 
when i put something on my desktop it comes also on other accnt desto

hi,

i created through my administrator account a new user account. This was oke.
But when this was done on the desktop on the new useraccount had the same shortcuts as on mine account. When i remove these from the new account it also removes these from my own account. Also when i put something on my account this also appears on the other one.
I checked in the explorer under the users and i notice that the desktop on the users are empty. However on the user public i see the desktop with icons.
My questions are:
How does this happen?
and how can i fix it that with the login of the account they get their on desktop with icons?
many thanks for your reactions
p.s. sorry for any kind of mistake in my english lanquage


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17 Feb 2012   #2
FliGi7

XP / Win7 x64 Pro
 
 

Did you create another administrator account or a regular/limited user account?
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17 Feb 2012   #3
jevw

windows 7 home 64 bit
 
 

i created a regular account
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17 Feb 2012   #4
FliGi7

XP / Win7 x64 Pro
 
 

Anything you install on the administrator account can be installed on the regular account, but it should not be the other way around. Are you saying when you put things on/off the regular account's desktop and install programs on the regular account it also shows up on the administrator account?
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17 Feb 2012   #5
jevw

windows 7 home 64 bit
 
 

yes that is the case. i just deleted a schortcut on the regular account and it also disapears on the desktop of the administrator
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17 Feb 2012   #6
FliGi7

XP / Win7 x64 Pro
 
 

How did you create the new account?
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17 Feb 2012   #7
jevw

windows 7 home 64 bit
 
 

just following the option user accounts control in the configuration part. Create a new account.
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17 Feb 2012   #8
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

Stuff stored in "Public\Desktop" will show up on all users. For individual accounts use the desktop folder in the respective user folder.
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17 Feb 2012   #9
jevw

windows 7 home 64 bit
 
 

ok i understand it now a liitle bit. but how can i make it happen that something is not installed in public but on my on username. E.g. installing desktop or programms in c:\user\name instead of c:\users\public
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