Windows 10: How to prevent user to deleting shortcuts from the desk?

Discus and support How to prevent user to deleting shortcuts from the desk? in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; win10 I found on net the solution -to put the shortcuts in the public desktop folder [/this pc/local disk/users/public/public desktop ] - but it... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by tuiskuIK, Jul 14, 2019.

  1. tuiskuIK Win User

    How to prevent user to deleting shortcuts from the desk?


    win10

    I found on net the solution -to put the shortcuts in the public desktop folder

    [/this pc/local disk/users/public/public desktop ]


    - but it doesn't work for me -and the user still can delete them


    what can I do?

    :)
     
    tuiskuIK, Jul 14, 2019
    #1

  2. How to pin app shortcut to desk top?

    Hi,

    Thank you for contacting Microsoft Community.

    I suggest you to follow below steps to change pin the apps on the desktop screen and check if it helps.

    Step 1: I suggest you to perform the below steps to add the apps on desktop.

    • Click on the “Start button” and locate the App that you want to pin to Desktop.
    • Right click on the “App” and click on “More options”.
    • Then click on “Open File location” and right click on the app, click on “Send to” option.
    • Then select “Desktop (Create shortcut)”.
    • Go to “Desktop” and check whether the app is located or not.

    Or Step 2: To add shortcuts to the desktop

    • Press and hold or right-click the desktop, tap or click New, and then tap or click Shortcut.
    • Enter the location of the item or tap or click Browse to find the item in File Explorer.

    Hope this information is helpful and do let us know if you need further assistance. We will be glad to assist.
     
    Karthicka_R, Jul 14, 2019
    #2
  3. Arun B J Win User
    How do you delete Excel shortcuts in Windows 10?

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community.

    I understand your concern and will assist you to resolve this issue.


    • What exactly happens when you try to delete the shortcut?

    • Are you getting any error message?

    I suggest you to follow the steps below and check if it helps.

    To delete a shortcut

    Right-click the shortcut that you want to delete, click
    Delete, and then click yes. If you're prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.

    Reply with necessary information and I’ll be happy to help you further

    Thanks and Regards
     
    Arun B J, Jul 14, 2019
    #3
  4. How to prevent user to deleting shortcuts from the desk?

    shortcuts for all users

    Hi,

    Thank you for updating us on the issue.

    To understand the issue better, I would like to know are you trying to create shortcut for all user?

    If you are trying to create shortcut for all user try the below steps and check.


    • Click on start menu and select
      file explorer
      .

    • Click on OS(CHow to prevent user to deleting shortcuts from the desk? :) and click on user folder.

    • Click on view on top of the right pane and check on
      Hidden item box.

    • Now you can copy and paste the shortcut that you want on the folder.
    Hope it this helps. If you need further assistance with Windows, let us know and will be glad to help.
     
    Billion Debbarma, Jul 14, 2019
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