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Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by Jeff51, Oct 17, 2011.

  1. Jeff51

    Jeff51 NRA Life Member

    Jan 30, 2000
    North Dakota
    When I install a program that I want , but the wife doesn't, (she is a admiistrator) how do I NOT install the desktop short cut on her desktop? Or once it's installed as a shortcut, how do I delete it? If I delete the shortcut from her desktop, it's gone from mine and I want to keep it. I'm running Windows Vista Business. Thanks
  2. cgwahl

    cgwahl Sheriffs a near

    Feb 15, 2002
    If the program does not give you the choice of all users or just you...

    Path might be different depending on version of windows, but:

    If you go to here:
    or here
    C:\Documents and Settings\

    You should see the different users for the, wife, all users (it might be called Public in windows 7)...the link is probably in the all users desktop folder. Move it to your folder and your wife shouldn't see it.
    Last edited: Oct 17, 2011