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How do I create a shortcut on a users desktop if I can't log on as that
user?

TIA, Mike MacSween

Nov 12 '05 #1
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"Mike MacSween" <mi******************@btinternet.com> wrote in message
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How do I create a shortcut on a users desktop if I can't log on as that
user?

TIA, Mike MacSween

You need to know the login details of an account with sufficient privileges.
e.g. Login = 'administrator' Password = 'secret'. Then you can put the
shortcut there. E.g. Typical Windows XP box might be:
C:\Documents and Settings\SomeUser\Desktop

Fletcher
Nov 12 '05 #2

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"Fletcher Arnold" <fl****@home.com> wrote in message
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"Mike MacSween" <mi******************@btinternet.com> wrote in message
news:3f***********************@pubnews.gradwell.ne t...
How do I create a shortcut on a users desktop if I can't log on as that
user?

TIA, Mike MacSween

You need to know the login details of an account with sufficient

privileges. e.g. Login = 'administrator' Password = 'secret'. Then you can put the
shortcut there. E.g. Typical Windows XP box might be:
C:\Documents and Settings\SomeUser\Desktop


Great, thanks Fletcher. Having just spent a painful hour talking a user
through creating a shortcut on the telephone, I wish I'd known this 2 weeks
ago.

Mike
Nov 12 '05 #3

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