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Windows 7: user accounts confused

13 Jun 2012   #1
seven2

Windows 7 Home premium 64 bit
 
 
user accounts confused

Hello
When I place a folder in my admin acc't, it also appears in the guest account. If I delete it from the guest account, it also is deleted from the admin account. I need both accounts. How can I place the folder in just the admin acc't but not in the guest acc't?
Thank you


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13 Jun 2012   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello seven2,

What is the full path of where you are placing the folder at?
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13 Jun 2012   #3
seven2

Windows 7 Home premium 64 bit
 
 

\\DESK\Users\Public\Documents\critical notes 6-06-12

and the lap which works right is Lap\Users\us\Documents\critcal notes\6-06-12

It appears you may have found the problem.

How do I change the path?
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13 Jun 2012   #4
kado897

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

Have a look at this tutorial. Library - Set Save Folder
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13 Jun 2012   #5
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by seven2 View Post
\\DESK\Users\Public\Documents\critical notes 6-06-12

and the lap which works right is Lap\Users\us\Documents\critcal notes\6-06-12

It appears you may have found the problem.

How do I change the path?
Ah, that would be why then. If you have a item located in one of the C:\Users\Public folders, then all users have full access by default, and can delete it affecting all users. The Public folder doesn't belong to any user account. It's a shared location by all users.

To change it's location, you would just need to move the folder to where you want instead. If it's a library, then do as Kado posted above.
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13 Jun 2012   #6
seven2

Windows 7 Home premium 64 bit
 
 

I have done as told so the path is now unchecked on public and is now checked on the following
DESK\Users\us\Documents\critical notes 6-06-12.

If this still keeps the folder seemingly joined with the two accounts what would be a way to seperate them?
I tried to create the folder in the admin and I think the problem persists in that it is created in the guest and when deleted in the guest, it is deleted in the admin
?permissions?. Would a reboot be required or?
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13 Jun 2012   #7
seven2

Windows 7 Home premium 64 bit
 
 
path

The change of path has corrected the problem and I wish to thank you all very, very much for all of your help which i will keep in my box to study. Thank you again
Peter
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13 Jun 2012   #8
kado897

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

You are welcome seven2.
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13 Jun 2012   #9
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Peter. I'm happy to hear that you got it sorted.
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