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    Hidden public desktop folder

    Anyone know how to unhide the Public Desktop on Vista Enterprise 32bit?

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    Re: Hidden public desktop folder

    Quote Originally Posted by firefiten View Post
    Anyone know how to unhide the Public Desktop on Vista Enterprise 32bit?
    navigate to public folder, right click on that and remove the hidden attribute

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    May i know what is the goal ?

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    Re: Hidden public desktop folder

    To allow put one icon on the desktop for "all users" at the office.

    Thanks, I will give it try.

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    Re: Hidden public desktop folder

    Unfortunately it did not work. The "public desktop" folder icon is not visible. Can this be done through cmd?

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    Re: Hidden public desktop folder

    Quote Originally Posted by firefiten View Post
    Unfortunately it did not work. The "public desktop" folder icon is not visible. Can this be done through cmd?
    Hidden public desktop folder-capture.png

    I unhided that using that method.

    What is your goal? Why do want that folder to be visible?

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    Re: Hidden public desktop folder

    The goal is to put an icon on all users desktop's. Like in XP when you could place it is "all users".

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    Re: Hidden public desktop folder

    Quote Originally Posted by firefiten View Post
    The goal is to put an icon on all users desktop's. Like in XP when you could place it is "all users".
    No need to unhide the folder, u can copy shortcut as it is.


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