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    Richard LeBlanc Guest

    Lock desktop icons

    Windows vista - is there any way to lock the desktop icons?

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    vista bill Guest

    Re: Lock desktop icons

    On Nov 26, 1:03*pm, "Richard LeBlanc" <da...@newsgroup> wrote:

    > Windows vista - is there any way to lock the desktop icons?
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    What I do is, when the icons are where I want them, I right click on
    any empty place on the desktop and select "refresh".


    Bill

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    Re: Lock desktop icons

    no you can't.. but if you want some icons to be shown only your desktop.. that you can do is create two profile and have the icons you want under your user desktop not all users desktop..
    Note: this is only a recommendation, provide more information we are happy to help..
    regards..

    Last edited by Ashvin Busviah; 26 Nov 2009 at 21:42.
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    Richard LeBlanc Guest

    Re: Lock desktop icons

    I think what I am looking for doesn't exist as a vist option. As I remember
    it I think Windows 98 had a provision for locking the icons in position. I
    don't see it on XP.

    Thanks anyway.


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    > Windows vista - is there any way to lock the desktop icons?

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    Bigguy Guest

    Re: Lock desktop icons

    Richard LeBlanc wrote:

    > Windows vista - is there any way to lock the desktop icons?
    See

    http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windo...windows-vista/

    Guy

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