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New User Creation with Invalid Shortcuts


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ers0465

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Hello,

I am the Admin of my home computer Running XP Pro. It is the second Admin
(initial dormant). I have tried creating a new account for general use, but
my desktop, start menu, and quick start shortcuts are not available under the new account. I have tried creating both Admin and Limited. Neither one has had valid
shortcuts.

When I go to All Users under the new account (currently another Admin), all
of the shortcuts are invalid. I did a copy/paste of all my start menu program
shortcuts, while under my working Admin account, to the new Admin account in
Docs and Settings, but they are invalid when I log in under the new Admin
account.

Is this an Ownership problem? Does it have anything to do with Security
Rights? I have given the new account Admin rights and even added it to the C:
drive with all rights checked. Could it be a Services issue? I have modified
some of what starts automatically, but nothing I 'think' causes my current
problem.

I have added the new account through the Control Panel and through Manage
(right click My Computer), but neither one will create an account with valid
shortcuts. I really don't want to create them all manually.

Any ideas?
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