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Old March 30th 14, 07:22 PM posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support
Emimec[_2_]
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Probably a bit late to ask now, as XP seems on its way out, but its what I
have and like (XP Pro)

I share a pc with my wife, we log on separately, no problem.
I ask as to why, and how my desktop icons clutter her desktop up, and ask
how I can get rid of them on her "side".
No real issue with the icons, just fills her screen up.
Bob


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Old March 30th 14, 09:06 PM posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support
R.Wieser
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Emimec,

I ask as to why, and how my desktop icons clutter her desktop up


Why ? Either arrogance or lazyness. Arrogance of a software shop to think
everyone on a computer must be wanting their software, lazyness because its
easier not to bother with individual users workspace.

How? Because there is (on XP) a "C:\Documents and settings\All
users\Desktop" folder, and anything put there is visible to everyone.

how I can get rid of them on her "side".


Easiest method ? Remove everything outof that above folder (you can
recreate links to the applications onto your own desktop).
Next-best thing? Move all the links to your own "desktop" folder
("C:\Documents and settings\[your name]\Desktop") and weed out (throw aeay)
everything you do not need.

Hope that helps,
Rudy Wieser


-- Origional message:
Emimec schreef in berichtnieuws
...
Probably a bit late to ask now, as XP seems on its way out, but its what I
have and like (XP Pro)

I share a pc with my wife, we log on separately, no problem.
I ask as to why, and how my desktop icons clutter her desktop up, and ask
how I can get rid of them on her "side".
No real issue with the icons, just fills her screen up.
Bob




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Old April 6th 14, 08:30 AM posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support
Emimec[_2_]
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Default Shared pc desktop


"R.Wieser" wrote in message
...
Emimec,

I ask as to why, and how my desktop icons clutter her desktop up


Why ? Either arrogance or lazyness. Arrogance of a software shop to
think
everyone on a computer must be wanting their software, lazyness because
its
easier not to bother with individual users workspace.

How? Because there is (on XP) a "C:\Documents and settings\All
users\Desktop" folder, and anything put there is visible to everyone.

how I can get rid of them on her "side".


Easiest method ? Remove everything outof that above folder (you can
recreate links to the applications onto your own desktop).
Next-best thing? Move all the links to your own "desktop" folder
("C:\Documents and settings\[your name]\Desktop") and weed out (throw
aeay)
everything you do not need.

Hope that helps,
Rudy Wieser


-- Origional message:
Emimec schreef in berichtnieuws
...
Probably a bit late to ask now, as XP seems on its way out, but its what
I
have and like (XP Pro)

I share a pc with my wife, we log on separately, no problem.
I ask as to why, and how my desktop icons clutter her desktop up, and ask
how I can get rid of them on her "side".
No real issue with the icons, just fills her screen up.
Bob


Many Thanks
bob


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Old April 6th 14, 10:00 AM posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support
R.Wieser
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Posts: 1,302
Default Shared pc desktop


Emimec/bob,

Many Thanks
bob


You're welcome.

Regards,
Rudy Wieser


-- Origional message:
Emimec schreef in berichtnieuws
...

"R.Wieser" wrote in message
...
Emimec,

I ask as to why, and how my desktop icons clutter her desktop up


Why ? Either arrogance or lazyness. Arrogance of a software shop to
think
everyone on a computer must be wanting their software, lazyness because
its
easier not to bother with individual users workspace.

How? Because there is (on XP) a "C:\Documents and settings\All
users\Desktop" folder, and anything put there is visible to everyone.

how I can get rid of them on her "side".


Easiest method ? Remove everything outof that above folder (you can
recreate links to the applications onto your own desktop).
Next-best thing? Move all the links to your own "desktop" folder
("C:\Documents and settings\[your name]\Desktop") and weed out (throw
aeay)
everything you do not need.

Hope that helps,
Rudy Wieser


-- Origional message:
Emimec schreef in berichtnieuws
...
Probably a bit late to ask now, as XP seems on its way out, but its

what
I
have and like (XP Pro)

I share a pc with my wife, we log on separately, no problem.
I ask as to why, and how my desktop icons clutter her desktop up, and

ask
how I can get rid of them on her "side".
No real issue with the icons, just fills her screen up.
Bob


Many Thanks
bob




 




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