Can I save the desktop icon layout in the company without Admin rights?
Yes, you can also save the icon positions without Admin rights. Please use the DesktopOK
version 1.75 and higher.
And also on Windows Server when connect via Remote Desktop, you can save the Desktop Icon Layout.
If there are problems with the storage (save) of the icon layout in the "DesktopOK.ini", you can optionally rename the DesktopOK.exe in DesktopOK_reg.exe.
In this case, the Iconlayout and the settings will be saved in the registry. Under: "HKCU/Software/SoftwareOK.de/DesktopOK"
Please always use ... the latest version of DesktopOK.
| (Image-1) Save the desktop icon layout in the Registry!
This save the icon positions without Admin rights is suitable for: Windows 10 Pro, Windows 10 Enterprise, Windows 10 Home, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Enterprise, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit edition, Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit edition, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Business 64-bit edition, Windows Vista Enterprise, Windows Vista Ultimate
FAQ 16: Updated on: January 8th 2018 13:07
DesktopOK - FAQ-16: Can I save the desktop icon layout in the company without Admin rights?
ist valid for Microsoft (c): Windows 10
: Pro, Enterprise, Home,
Windows and 8.1
: Enterprise, Pro, Home
: Enterprise, Home, Basic, Premium, Professional, Starter, Ultimate
Windows-Server 2016, 2012, 2008, 2005 .
|Asked questions on this answer:|
- can I also use DesktopOK on a terminal server (Windows Server 2008 R2)? Then every participant who is logged in there could save their own working environment. Is that possible ?
Hello, I have no admin rights under XP in the company (they are not awarded on demand). As stored in the Windows directory, so unfortunately the program does not work there. Will there soon be a version that runs with limited rights?
After each restart of Windows, I get the desktop icons shuffled.
DesktopOK (ran fine on XP) - seemed synonymous to run. Only when I restart Windows, the desktops saved by DektopOk are all gone again.
Can this be due to user rights (I am "Administrator")? Looks like Windows does not allow the writing of the INO file from DesktopOK (I had a similar problem msl writing INI files under Vista and also on Windows 10 and 8.1.
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