Can I seperate users information on XP

By CopperCowboy
Feb 10, 2007
  1. I have 2 users on my XP and use computer for different purposes. Wondering if there is anyway to change preferences so when logging in only get necessary programs for each of us? Also can favorites on IE6 be made user specific?
  2. Ididmyc600

    Ididmyc600 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,415

    Most programs are installed into the "All user group" this is why they show for both users,

    Go into Windows Explorer and go into the Documents and setting \user\start menu for each user, as you will find they both have identical program groups\accessory groups. You can edit these as you wish so that the users only see the programs you want, however any PC savvy users will know they can access the program by going into explorer and finding the shortcut for it in the program group.

    As for IE6 favourites, they should be different for each user that logs on as each will have their own profile and its here where they are stored. I dont know why they are identical.

  3. CopperCowboy

    CopperCowboy TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 17

    Thank You I will do that as soon as I get new hard drive copied. Having trouble with that will post new thread.
  4. Ididmyc600

    Ididmyc600 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,415

    Ok I await your repost.....

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