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September 05, 2006

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Jon

In XP, how do you change the location of your Desktop? I tried playing around with the Environment Variables, but that didn't seem to affect what folder I look at when I look at my desktop.

Michael K. Campbell

You have to use TweakUI to be able to do it - and Tweak UI also lets you move around your other 'special' folders as well. (You'll need to log out/log back in after making any changes in order for them to be reflected).

What we NEEEEED (desperately) is a tweak-ui (on steroids) for Vista.

Ed Gummett

You could use tweakUI, or you just just go into windows explorer and drag-drop (or 'move') the relevent folder. Works for my docs, my pics, desktop, etc etc. Worth logging off/on afterwards tho...

Shame about vista too - i'll give it a miss for a while longer...

Lindy

I totally agree with you....buggy or no support for VPC or Vitural Server...killed it for me. I need one of them badly for my consulting gig.

I do know that VPC 2007 is going to come out with Vista so maybe then. I am sure Nero will patch or force you to upgrade to a new version.

Turn off UAC...which I did after 15min of that bs...but then their goes your security. Back to XP for me as well.

monkey_sass

Sounds like you need to migrate to Linux. Of course, there is no Virtual PC for Linux, and you make $$ using MS products, but still--nearly everything you mentioned works just fine on Ubuntu, with a super slick, absolutely no bloat, no lag, interface.

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