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March 27, 2005 9:45:02 AM

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Hi all,

i´ve just installed some softwares as administrator, but they are not in the
user count too.
How can i get them in the users count (without reinstall all them) ?

Helio.
March 27, 2005 11:35:42 AM

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Helio wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> i´ve just installed some softwares as administrator, but they are not
> in the user count too.
> How can i get them in the users count (without reinstall all them) ?
>
> Helio.

Right-click on your Start button and choose Explore All Users. You will
see the Start menus for all user accounts on the system.
Right-click/drag/copy the shortcuts to the programs as you would like.

Malke
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Anonymous
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March 27, 2005 1:32:12 PM

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A lot of programs use installation routines that are not "multi-user aware".
Therein lies the problem. Try placing a shortcut to the program in the All Users
account (C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs). This
should make the programs available to all users.

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"Helio" wrote:

| Hi all,
|
| i´ve just installed some softwares as administrator, but they are not in the
| user count too.
| How can i get them in the users count (without reinstall all them) ?
|
| Helio.
Anonymous
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March 27, 2005 3:49:13 PM

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Helio wrote:
> i´ve just installed some softwares as administrator, but they are not
> in the user count too.
> How can i get them in the users count (without reinstall all them) ?

You mean "user account".
If you mean the application is not on their desktop/start menu - you have to
do some manual administration - copying the shortcuts to their profiles
and/or the All Users profile.

HOW TO: Create and Configure User Accounts in Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;279783&Product=winxp

HOW TO: Set, View, Change, or Remove Special Permissions for Files and
Folders in Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;308419&Product=winxp

Doug's Windows XP Security Console
http://www.dougknox.com/xp/utils/xp_securityconsole.htm

Windows XP is a multi-user OS, even when used by one person only, the
fundamentals don't change.

Documents and Settings is the directory that contains your user
information/documents/etc. It also contains a few extra directories used by
Windows.

One is "Default User" - This is used whenever a new account is created. It
bases the initial setup of that account off this directory.

Another is "All Users" - This is used by.. all users. If you want something
to appear on the desktop of every user of the machine, you put it on this
users desktop (in the desktop folder.) Etc.

You may also see "Administrator" - depending on your setup, this is the
original administrator user and if you know that account's password, you
should leave him alone and use him only in an emergency.

You could also (if you have it where you can see ALL files) see
"LocalService" and "NetworkService" folders. These are service accounts,
normally unused by the standard user.

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