Desktop icons Tags: Configuration Desktops Microsoft Customization Desktop Icons Windows XP Last response: December 6, 2004 6:17 PM in Windows XP Share ken December 6, 2004 5:49:05 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.customize (More info?) Does anyone know how to eliminate the desktop icon for a program from one user account desktop and let the same icon remain on na different user account desktop More about : desktop icons Anonymous December 6, 2004 6:17:33 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.customize (More info?) Ken wrote: > Does anyone know how to eliminate the desktop icon for a program from > one user account desktop and let the same icon remain on na different > user account desktop If the shortcut is in the C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Desktop folder, then it will be deleted from all user accounts when you remove it from any account. To fix the problem, place a copy of the shortcut in the C:\Documents and Settings\<user account>\Desktop folder. (Where <user account> is the account where you want the shortcut to appear.) -- Ronnie Vernon Microsoft MVP Windows Shell/User Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedMost (not all) desktop icons are white Forum Solvedmost desktop icons became "Word's" icon-open to "file conversion-choose encoding to make readable" pop-up Forum SolvedHow to have multiple desktops with different icons on each desktop Forum Solvedmissing icons and desktop windows 8 Forum SolvedLost all desktop icons, start menu, and taskbar Forum SolvedDesktop icons keep showing up in my usb drive stick Forum Solvedboots to desktop with icons and taskbar then everything drops off and im stuck with just my wallpaper Forum Solvedmy desktop icons and taskbar is missing. Forum Solveddesktop icons don't show Forum SolvedCannot see icons on desktop Forum SolvedDesktop icons don't work and taskbar on bottom is "whited out" Forum Solvedchange desktop icons Forum Solvedhow to remove shadow under desktop icons? Forum Solvedcreative but stubborn computer (ASUS) chooses own desktop and icons Forum Task bar and desktop icons disappeared, task manager won't open Forum Desktop Icons shows only text, start menu doesn't work. Even in Safe Mode Forum how can I get my windows 8 desktop icons to look right? they are sort of greyed out - but still are usable. Also the clock i Forum When using CTRL+ALT+DEL and other programs (such as Steam), I can see the desktop icons. Forum SolvedFlickering Blue Desktop and Disappearing Icons Forum SolvedArranging Icons on the desktop by "subject" and alphabetically Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !