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Anonymous
July 28, 2004 10:03:25 PM

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Do i have to set up 2 users independantly - or:

Is it possible for administrator & user to share the same profile
(desktop) - with different privileges depending who logs in
Anonymous
July 28, 2004 10:03:26 PM

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JethroUK© wrote:
> Do i have to set up 2 users independantly - or:
>
> Is it possible for administrator & user to share the same profile
> (desktop) - with different privileges depending who logs in

Multi users.. Multi profiles..

But you can create a "Default User" profile - so all new accounts start out
the same.
Google it.

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July 28, 2004 10:03:26 PM

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You have to setup 2 more user accounts in addition to the hidden
administrator account. The hidden admin account is not meant for everyday
use. Setup a user for yourself, set permissions/rights, then setup the other
user and set the permissions/rights. So technically you will have three user
accounts.

JethroUK© wrote:
> Do i have to set up 2 users independantly - or:
>
> Is it possible for administrator & user to share the same profile
> (desktop) - with different privileges depending who logs in
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"JethroUK©" <reply@the.board> wrote in message
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> Do i have to set up 2 users independantly - or:
>
> Is it possible for administrator & user to share the same profile
> (desktop) - with different privileges depending who logs in
>
>
Anonymous
July 29, 2004 1:03:43 AM

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i need to share profile (keep synchronised) - i think the short answer is
no - but i expect there's a registry hack that will do it

thanx anyhow



"Shenan Stanley" <news_helper@hushmail.com> wrote in message
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> JethroUK© wrote:
> > Do i have to set up 2 users independantly - or:
> >
> > Is it possible for administrator & user to share the same profile
> > (desktop) - with different privileges depending who logs in
>
> Multi users.. Multi profiles..
>
> But you can create a "Default User" profile - so all new accounts start
out
> the same.
> Google it.
>
> --
> <- Shenan ->
> --
> The information is provided "as is", with no guarantees of
> completeness, accuracy or timeliness, and without warranties of any
> kind, express or implied. In other words, read up before you take any
> advice - you are the one ultimately responsible for your actions.
>
>
Anonymous
July 29, 2004 1:03:44 AM

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JethroUK© wrote:
> Do i have to set up 2 users independantly - or:
>
> Is it possible for administrator & user to share the same profile
> (desktop) - with different privileges depending who logs in

Shenan Stanley wrote:
> Multi users.. Multi profiles..
>
> But you can create a "Default User" profile - so all new accounts
> start out the same.
> Google it.

JethroUK© wrote:
> i need to share profile (keep synchronised) - i think the short
> answer is no - but i expect there's a registry hack that will do it
>
> thanx anyhow

The long answer will be no as well. heh

You can use the All Users profile to setup similar Desktop and Start Menus,
but sooner or later, something will install on one profile and not be put in
All Users.

You could try the registry hack where you point the profile to a different
directory, but only after giving EVERYONE permissions on the selected
profile in question (or the two users you are trying to have share the
profile.) Look into the ProfileList registry area..

Otherwise, I don't know what you mean by synched.. Why would you need two
profiles to be synched.. Files - maybe, profiles?

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