How to remove icons from desktops of other users?

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marie500

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I am the Administrator account. I installed some programs that other users might use but they don't wish the icons to be on their desktops all the time. The icons were put on their desktops automatically during installation - I was NOT given a choice to put icons on desktop or not, as programs typically do.

I went onto their screens and dragged the unwanted icons (there are now about 3 or 4 on everyone's desktop) to their recycle bins and got a message saying "Access iss denied," - the user can't delete certain icons from their own desktops.

I tried going to their Desktop folders in Documents & Settings to delete the icons from their desktop folders. Strangely...the icons I want to remove do not appearthere. (Can't figure THAT one out!)

I'm hoping someone can tell me how to accomplish this.
 

Willy Duitt

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Logon as an administrator and browse to: Document and Settings\All Users\Desktop
You should be able to delete those shortcuts there...


.....Willy
 
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