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Chapter 17. Customizing the Look and Fee... > Secrets of Mastering the Windows 98 ...

Secrets of Mastering the Windows 98 Environment: Customizing a Single Desktop for Multiple Users

If you share a computer with one or more people at home or at work, you can set up a different desktop configuration, or user profile, for each user.

Subsequently, each person is greeted with his or her own customized settings upon logging on to Windows. These settings include the desktop settings, programs, Start menu, and Favorites. Assigning a unique profile of work environment settings to each computer user immunizes each person from profile changes made by other users in a separate logon. Of course, the first step in using profiles is to set up a unique username and password for each person. To set up user profiles, follow these steps:


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