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    All users Desktop - where does it live in Windows 7?

    I'm trying to set up some windows 7 PC's for use on our Server 2008 domain. Bit stumped trying to find where I access All User / Desktop settings? Currently all users are picking up things like the MS Office 2010 trial.

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    Linky

    First one should do you. I think you have to have 'show hidden files' enabled too

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    You need to show hudden files and show protected files.
    Then goto, C:\users\all users
    Problem you'll find is that its like a shortcut, you can paste items into the all users desktop link, but you cannot go into it to delete anything.
    I had found that deleting a file from your normal desktop will delete it from the all users desktop.

    Hope this helps.

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    Thanks Hightower. Worked a treat. I'm intrigued as o how you created your excellent linky as well?

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    Linky

    First one should do you. I think you have to have 'show hidden files' enabled too

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    Quote Originally Posted by speckytecky View Post
    Thanks Hightower. Worked a treat. I'm intrigued as o how you created your excellent linky as well?
    Excellent how? I don't follow? I just pasted it in as normal.

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    Well I have never seen a link work like that before - when I pulled it up it actually walked me through your Google search. Learn something every day - even at my age

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    Excellent how? I don't follow? I just pasted it in as normal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by speckytecky View Post
    Well I have never seen a link work like that before - when I pulled it up it actually walked me through your Google search. Learn something every day - even at my age
    Ah right, yeah. I think LMGTFY was released with sarcasm in mind, but I tend to use it when getting results from Google.

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    That's brill thanks again squire.
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    You have to enable the hidden files and protected files to show options first.

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    Quote Originally Posted by accura2000 View Post
    You need to show hudden files and show protected files.
    Then goto, C:\users\all users
    Problem you'll find is that its like a shortcut, you can paste items into the all users desktop link, but you cannot go into it to delete anything.
    I had found that deleting a file from your normal desktop will delete it from the all users desktop.

    Hope this helps.
    The full path not using reparse points is c:\users\public\desktop

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