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Default desktop icons for all users

  1. #1


    Minnesota
    Posts : 2
    Windows 8 x64

    Default desktop icons for all users


    Hoping Brink will be out there to answer this one.

    Hello Brink, for Windows 7, you released some registry entries to add My Computer/User Folders/Control Panel onto the desktop for all users, which I've incorporated into an image to use with MDT. I'm wondering if you have something similar for Windows 8? It's a pain to have to do this for individual users. If I could include it in the image I'm trying to create, that would be awesome!

    thanks!

    Mertz

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,576
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Mertz,

    Luckily, you could use the same registry entries from OPTION TWO for those in Windows 7 with Windows 8 as well.

    Desktop Icons - Add or Remove - Windows 7 Help Forums
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  3. #3


    Minnesota
    Posts : 2
    Windows 8 x64


    Fabulous! Thanks Brink!
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  4. #4


    Posts : 22,576
    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome.
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  5. #5


    Posts : 2
    Windows 7


    Hello,

    Can i please have the link to Brink's thread for windows 7?
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  6. #6


    Posts : 22,576
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Tasu, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    It's the same link for both Windows 7 and Windows 8.
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  7. #7


    Posts : 2
    Windows 7


    oops
    sorry, missed the link below you 1st answer.

    thanks a lot
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  8. #8


    Posts : 22,576
    64-bit Windows 10


    No worries. You're welcome.
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