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 SolvedNo icons when desktop loads up Forum SolvedDesktop icons, taskbar disappear during idle time, no acess to task bar. Forum SolvedCannot open desktop icons (except MS office programs) Forum Solveddesktop icons messed up after taskkill / start explorer.exe Forum 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 windows 7 desktop icons and start button missing Forum Solvedchange desktop icons Forum Alternate Place to Put Desktop Icons? Forum Solvedhow to remove shadow under desktop icons? Forum Solvedcreative but stubborn computer (ASUS) chooses own desktop and icons Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !