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delafuente.family

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I am creating my mother and daughter a limited account on my computer, but I want them to have access to my pictures folder in my documents. I know there is a way to do this, but have forgotten....also, is there a way to view their desktop and organize their acess to programs from my user account?

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Well to answer your second question, no there is no way where you can view their desktop from your account.

About the first question, there should be a way in which they can do that. I think you have to set up some permissions or something. Im not too sure about it...
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They have limited permissions and I am the admin. I need to be able to share that folder, but not all my documents.
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If you share a folder you will share everything in that folder
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So I need to share My Documents? Okay....np. How do I do that? I tried going to folder options, right clicking on the my docs icon and all sharing options are xed out. It says to drag it to the shared folder, but I don't have one. Can I create it? Please help.
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Go Here this is a easy to follow step by step guide on how to setup a shared documents folder for everyone on the computer. Let me know if this works for you.
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It worked. Thanks! It helped out a lot. I especially love that it came from a "for dummies" book. :)
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Yep those Dummies books are great. My wife and I started with computers learning from those over 12 years ago. They are easy for anyone to understand.
With that being said:
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Edited by rshaffer61, 15 April 2009 - 08:47 AM.

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also, is there a way to view their desktop and organize their acess to programs from my user account?

this depends on a few things....mainly what you exactly you're wanting to do....could you be a little more descriptive of the desired outcome of this step?

Well to answer your second question, no there is no way where you can view their desktop from your account.


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