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Windows 7: How to make all users desktops same as Admins


03 Dec 2009   #1

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How to make all users desktops same as Admins

Haven't been able to get an answer on the W2000 forums, so here goes:



I recently had to reinstall W2000 Pro on my old computer, so I am the Administrator--a new experience for me. Managed to also make myself a "Backup Operator", because somewhere I read it's not a good idea to always run W2000 as an Admin.


So, now that I've made a decent looking desktop as the Admin., how can I use the same desktop as my new "Backup Op"?

Also, should I make myself a "Power User" instead of a Backup OP?


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03 Dec 2009   #2

 

Google a little on Windows profile cloning, but be aware the procedure differs for whatever OS you're talking about - and W2K isn't really an operating system meant for discussion in detail on a Windows 7 forum...
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03 Dec 2009   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

FYI, 'Backup operator' references the ability to run system backups, not that the account is a backup/fall-back account, you might be better off running as a power user.

If you want all users to have the same desktop (and it doesn't change frequently), put the required icons in the "All Users" profile in the Desktop folder.
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