If the former, it seems to be a bug in Win8. This will increase logon times a little the first time a user logs on. The User don't have access to the path of the shortcut??? Discuss the role of the homestead and. Desktop composition is supported for multiple monitors on the client machine as well as for the remote app session. Now you can remove and ad items or desktop shortcuts for all users on your Windows 8. Think of it, if you pinned something to the old Start menu in Windows 7, would you want it to be pinned for everyone? Instead, you can use shell commands. The solution to find all users desktop path location for customize and add shortcuts and items for all users! After confirmation from the user, the app compatibility shim is applied and the shim virtualizes the low color mode to the app while keeping the system running at 32 bits per pixel.
The background is not an issue because having unique desktop backgrounds works fine. For additional information refer to the article. Hi Aghatha, For a better understanding of the issue, I would need more information from your end. In addition desktop composition is responsible for composing the new Start menu as well as additional window animations that form the core personality of the new Windows operating system. With Windows 8, desktop composition is enabled for all themes. Finally, click Finish button to create the All programs shortcut on your Windows 8 desktop.
Edit: When I right click on the Office shortcuts, the shortcut window is blank. You and other users too will see the desktop applications here. The same option can also be tweaked via the registry. I want to install the Application Shortcut and another file on the User's desktop folder. Please r and start Q-Dir in administrative mode! For this problem, you need a file and folder manager that can be started in admin mode and can enable the Secure Privileges security settings! Therefore the above error is thrown. See: And now change in Q-Dir the security settings via the main menu, Extras, System! Edit but then why is it working on my test machine then? The 'solutions' I have found have all been focused on specific folders have sharing options changed. Users who would like to create a shortcut of All programs to view all installed desktop programs and apps could follow the given below instructions.
. We are both administrators and we both have our own passwords. My Mother has a computer with Windows 8 and I can't work out how to stop us from sharing our desktop. To view all installed apps and programs, you need to first switch to the Start screen either by pressing the Windows logo key or clicking Windows logo on the Charms bar and then clicking on the small minus - button that appears on the lower right corner of the Start screen. Kind regards, Irina Attachments 46. System color depth Desktop Composition cannot run unless the color depth is set to 32 bits per pixel. I would like for the start bar to be set up like Windows 7 and she wants Windows 8 and I would like to know if that is even possible.
The Run dialog will appear on the screen. Unfortunately we will not able to set Windows 7 taskbar in Windows 8. That sounds like the source of the problem. Set it to 0 to prevent new themes from changing desktop icons. There isn't an easy way to create a shortcut from the command line on Windows. The theme will be installed and applied for your user account. Now I can't seem to modify this or remove it.
I assume you made them as some user and copied them in the default user folder. Windows 8 will detect apps that try to change the color depth of the system to less than 32 bits per pixel, and inform the user that an app compatibility shim must be applied to run the apps. Download All Users Desktop Windows 8. Step 2: Click Show or hide common icons on the desktop in the searching results. Ideally I would like for us to have entirely different interfaces. I don't mind downloaded files like games being shared over accounts.
Now, I have tried very hard to find a solution to the problem. I suspect a permission issue since all is fine when user is in Administrator group. For a step by step and more close guidance, don't forget that you can access our. For details, please check the article with related information for hints and guidance. You are welcome to download any themepack you like from our huge collection of themes.
The All Apps section is the equivalent of the erstwhile Start menu and each user is supposed to customise the Start screen according to his wish by pinning apps he wants. Now you know all that is required to turn on Desktop icons. Just paste the code below into a bat script and execute it to create a shortcut on the All Users desktop folder:. Does anyone happen to know what is going on? My app is not getting pinned for all users for the installed desktop apps. Here's a trick to install any theme for all users in Windows 10, Windows 8 and Windows 7. You need to reset permissions on the shortcuts. Please provide the screenshots of the issue to understand the issue better.
If you prefer to show these icons on your Desktop, it is easy to enable them again. So, I would say the start screen is the pinned applications view of the Start Menu and the all apps section is the Start Menu. Here are simple instructions on how to show classic Desktop icons in Windows 8. Original Title: Windows 8 Desktop Sharing Hello people. Whenever you install a new desktop theme themepack in Windows 10, Windows 8 and Windows 7, it gets installed only for your user account. Last night, when I started my own account I got rid of a bunch of shortcuts for her games, the next day she realised the same shortcuts had disappeared on her desktop too.
For convenience, a huge number of users may choose to create shortcuts for the common apps on their computer desktop see the following picture of creating shortcut for Computer , because they do not know how to show them by another way. If I am missing something in that section however, please let me know. Question For You Did you know about these shell commands? This section describes how Windows 8 treats the scenarios in Windows 7 where desktop composition is disabled. Image-1 Access is denied for all user desktop path W8. Step 3: Select or unselect the icons to be shown or hidden.