This is the number of searches you have performed with ecosia. This is the number of searches you have performed with ecosia. The windows public folder is located in the users folder at the root of the hard drive that windows is installed on, which is usually cuserspublic, but it might be any other letter depending on the drive thats storing the windows os files. Cuserspublicdocuments is accessible while other public sub folders (ex music) are not. I thought these folders were linked to other folders on the system and were not to be accessed directly. I tried to restore the documents folder to previous versions to the earliest availailable to prevent access but access state remains unchanged. Public folder has been around longer than windows 10, and its a special setup more than a feature. The operating system includes the idea of a public folder to make it easier to share files with other people who use the same pc and with users over a small network. How to move users folder to another location in windows 10 the method described in this tutorial allows relocating windows 10 main profile folder users including all present and future user profiles and folders while installing windows, before. Under public folder sharing, select (dot) turn on sharing so anyone with network access can read and write files in the public folders or turn off public folder sharing (default) for what you want to do, and clicktap on save changes. When finished, you can close network and sharing center if you like. Only assign public permissions on any object when you want the object to be available to all users. Note public is implemented differently than other roles, and permissions can be granted, denied, or revoked from the public fixed server roles. User accounts often contain a public user profile, which contains basic information provided by the accounts owner. The files stored in the home directory (and all other directories in the system) have file system permissions which are inspected by the operating system to determine which users are granted access to read or execute a file, or to store a new file in that directory. Hi bill the publicdesktop folder is the location for all users in windows 7. Since anything performed in that folder affects all users on the system, it is heavily restricted. You have already found the best way to add shortcuts there, by creating them in another folder and moving them to the public desktop folder using an administrator account. Default user profile is a template profile for all created users. Whenever you create a new user profile, the profile is built based on the default user profile. The public folder is for sharing files with all other users that in the system, or on network. All local users can access this profile, but cannot access your private user profile. Exe from a network location to the computers all user public desktop so that every user gets the shortcut. Veel shopplezier! Koop bij otto de nieuwste items en begin vandaag nog met het aanvullen van jouw garderobe.