• Create BookmarkCreate Bookmark
  • Create Note or TagCreate Note or Tag
  • PrintPrint
Share this Page URL
Help

2. Software Annoyances > CONFIGURING AND MANAGING USERS

CONFIGURING AND MANAGING USERS

ONLY ONE MY DOCUMENTS FOLDER IN WINDOWS 98SE/ME

The Annoyance:

Several people share our Windows 98SE computer, and when anyone opens the My Documents folder, everybody’s documents are in it. We’ve shared the My Documents folder so that we can get to our files when we work on another computer, but searching through everyone’s documents to find your own stuff is annoying. How can I create a separate My Documents folder for each user of this computer?

The Fix:

Apparently, the computer isn’t set up for user profiles—a feature that automatically gives every user who logs on to the computer an individual copy of My Documents. You could enable user profiles (see the next annoyance), but the feature will work only for users you create after you enable the user profile feature; the system doesn’t automatically reconfigure existing users. You can use any of the following workarounds:


PREVIEW

                                                                          

Not a subscriber?

Start A Free Trial


  
  • Creative Edge
  • Create BookmarkCreate Bookmark
  • Create Note or TagCreate Note or Tag
  • PrintPrint