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Windows 7: Create a folder on desktop everytime a new user is created

19 Apr 2016   #1

windows professional 64bit
Create a folder on desktop everytime a new user is created

How to create automatically a folder in the desktop of new users?

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23 Apr 2016   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

You can modify the default user profile and add/remove/modify whatever in there, and it will get replicated in any new user account created. By default it's located in c:\users\default. When a new user account is created and it does its very first login, this folder gets copied and becomes the profile folder of the newly created account (c:\users\<account>), hence serving as a "model". Creating a file there in the desktop folder will effectively copy that file into the new user's desktop.
Moreover, this works for any other folder within the user profile (documents, appdata, favorites, whatever), not just the desktop.
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