I'm setting up Vista Business on a laptop, to be used on a domain by more than one user. I want to install some desktop shortcuts that are to be used by all users.
In WinXP/2k, this was done by copying the shortcuts to C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Desktop folder. I understand that Vista has changed the location to C:\Users and also to C:\ProgramData folders. Searching both of these, I can't find a Desktop folder for the shortcuts.
Is there a Desktop folder for this, or is there now a different approach for this?
Definitely use the \Public location, but note that C:\Users\All Users\Desktop is there, but it marked as a "protected operating system file" and is a shortcut. Perhaps something to do with the security virtualization? Note the permissions...
Command Prompt >
c:\Users\All Users\Desktop Everyone:(DENY)(S,RD) Everyone:(RX) NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM:(F) BUILTIN\Administrators:(F)
c:\Users\Public\Desktop BUILTIN\Administrators:(OI)(CI)(F) NT AUTHORITY\INTERACTIVE:(OI)(CI)(RX) NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM:(OI)(CI)(F) OFFICE\System Administrator:(OI)(CI)(IO)(DE,DC)
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