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    Desktop Shortcuts icons are missing after creating a new user account in windows 7 ultimate

    I want to restore the desktop shortcuts icons which is missing after the creation of a new user account using windows 7 ultimate.



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    swagota paira Array
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    Re: Desktop Shortcuts icons are missing after creating a new user account in windows 7 ultimate

    Hello friends,
    when u start After install windows 7 it will ask a name of PC witch is administrator account.now when u crate a another account of user it's call guest account ....Now guest account means people who do not have an account can used the gust account to log on the computer.and password -protected files,folders,or settings are not accessible to gust users.So that when u log on ur computer with gust account ur app. can not used or shown......u can't used the app.witch are install with administrator account....to used app.u have re install those app,in the gust account.






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    Re: Desktop Shortcuts icons are missing after creating a new user account in windows 7 ultimate

    To restore the desktop icons just go through the following steps
    --> Right Click on Desktop select Personalize
    --> Click on Change desktop icons at top left corner
    --> Select icons which you want on your desktop
    --> Click Apply> OK as shown in figure below
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    Re: Desktop Shortcuts icons are missing after creating a new user account in windows 7 ultimate

    Hey Friend ,

    When you create a new user account it have its limitations and its own settings,
    that's why once you have created the new user then it have fresh screen so that it will manage its screen according to himself.
    If you want same icons on the other account also then you have to give him admin permission so that it will access all those applications.
    Then it can go to user account and use your applications and can create desktop icons of the same application by himself.
    But for all this is needs administrative permissions.

    hope this will help you.


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    Re: Desktop Shortcuts icons are missing after creating a new user account in windows 7 ultimate

    Dear friend,
    The icons present in the old user account cannot be restored to every new users.
    They are actually personal things of the user which will be never visible to other users.
    You should manually copy paste them from the default destination of those shortcuts.

    You will also miss libraries and many personal things of old user account.
    Library is always different for different user which provides good privacy for other users.

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    Re: Desktop Shortcuts icons are missing after creating a new user account in windows 7 ultimate

    Hello friend's........


    Don't worry i have the answer for your question.........

    When you open the new user account. Now you are the new user for the system.
    So it will never show the files & folders of old user to you. System will have some limits
    beyond that it will never show you the old user shortcuts or other files.

    So to restore those files:
    You only have to copy and paste them to desktop in your new user account.

    That's it now you can restore other user files to to new user.

    All the best.............

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    Re: Desktop Shortcuts icons are missing after creating a new user account in windows 7 ultimate

    the application or software's that you have installed on your PC might be only for one user...but you can access those application again through your drive program files.. in program file you will find all the apps and softs that you have saved from there send those apps or softs back to your desktop.

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    Re: Desktop Shortcuts icons are missing after creating a new user account in windows 7 ultimate

    Hello friend,

    It was not a major problem so don't worry about this problem do as i say..

    When you create a new administrator account and login into that account you are the new
    person to the computer so it will not show all the old user shortcuts to you. It will have some
    limitations beyond that limits it will never reveal the old user shortcuts.

    Even if you want that shortcuts to be displayed on your desktop in the new user account
    You can do only on e thing that is you have to select the file or folder which you want to
    displayed on desktop and right click on the file then go the option 'send to' there you select
    'Desktop' by selecting this option you can display the file on desktop which you want.

    Do this procedure to all the files which you want to display on the desktop.

    All the best.....

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    Re: Desktop Shortcuts icons are missing after creating a new user account in windows 7 ultimate

    Your desktop icons are not missed. If you create the new user in your system then the new user can't access the current system programs and setting because new user is not administrator.

    so your icons will appears when will you log in with administrator.

    if no that you want to restore your system. to restore your system you want to follow these simple steps.

    click on the start menu and then type system restore then there is a system restore option will appeared clicking on that option you can restore your system easily.

    after restoring restart your system.

    ALL THE BEST>!

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    Re: Desktop Shortcuts icons are missing after creating a new user account in windows 7 ultimate

    Dear friend,

    Your desktop icon are not missing. you have created new user so they are not displaying in this user when you logged in with administrator all icon will appear on your window desktop.. so don't worry.. if you want those icon in your this user... you can go to administrator and share your document ant program with new user after giving administrator password... you are currently using guest user you can change it by switching user to administrator...


    Hope you will satisfied with information ..


    Thank you...!!!

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    Re: Desktop Shortcuts icons are missing after creating a new user account in windows 7 ultimate

    Re: Desktop Shortcuts icons are missing after creating a new user account in windows 7 ultimate

    HI FRIENDS...


    To restore the desktop icons just go through====

    the following steps====

    1st--> go to the home page of device,
    2nd-->select Personalize option.
    3rd--> Click on Change desktop icons.
    4th--> Select icons which you want on your desktop
    5th--> Click Apply
    6th--> press OK button.

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    Re: Desktop Shortcuts icons are missing after creating a new user account in windows 7 ultimate

    Hi.. Look at the simple steps below to Restore the missing icons : Log-in as Administrator firstly . and share all the icons that you want to share with the new User . you can Copy and paste also or can drag the icons to the desktop. or else Right click on the Desktop Select Personalize Click on Change Desktop icons Select the Icons and click on Apply . Thank you...

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