desktop icons

  morgueman 15:16 23 Oct 09

Hello all, my home computer is a family one, so its used all the time by everyone at home, 5 of us, all of whom have there own profile.
But it causes alot of icons to appear on everyones desktop. For instance, i like playing games, so things like left4dead icon appears on all of our desktop, even though my wife and daughter dont play the games.
So is there so anyway of deleting icons of one persons desktop only? Ive tried just to delete some, but they then disappear from everyones desktop!
I have windows xp.
Thanks for any help with this!

  Clapton is God 16:01 23 Oct 09

"Ive tried just to delete some, but they then disappear from everyones desktop"

So then simply recreate an icon on the desktop which you need it on.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:13 23 Oct 09

My computer - documents and settings - username - desktop

delete the shortcut file in there.
It should still be in the other profiles.

  morgueman 19:34 23 Oct 09

Hello clapton, if i recreate a icon, it just appears on all the profiles again!
Fruitbat, sorry i went into my computer, but i couldnt see documents and settings, is it down the left side or is it a folder? On my files stored on my computer, theres everyones documents there, is that it?

  Clapton is God 11:46 24 Oct 09

To get to Documents and Settings open My Computer; open C drive and it's there.

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