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mister harbies
23-09-2004, 10:15 AM
Hi Fellow F1ers,

I have two users on my computer.... one for me and one for me girlfriend.

I like jazzing up my desktop with xp themes. She prefers the plain xp theme. This is the reason for the separate users.

BUT

I use Firefox and she uses IE.

I set Firefox as the default browser on my user, but it also makes the other user's default to be firefox too. How can I prevent this?

And I want some programs to load on start up in my user, but on the other users. Is this possible?


Mister Harbies

Biggles
23-09-2004, 10:25 AM
Could try this little app for setting the browser. Haven't tested it myself.

http://www.mvps.org/sramesh2k/defaultbrowser.htm

beama
23-09-2004, 10:44 AM
> And I want some programs to load on start up in my
> user, but on the other users. Is this possible?
>
>
> Mister Harbies

yes put your custom startup programs here
C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Start Menu\Programs\Startup
each user can have different satrtup programs as well as the normal standard ones such as virus checker etc

beama
23-09-2004, 10:46 AM
smileys somtimes I just hate them.
Should be without the spaces
C:\Documents and Settings\ <username> \Start Menu\Programs\Startup

mister harbies
23-09-2004, 10:53 AM
Hey Bruce,

Thanks for that. Just what I wanted.

Firefox was not one of the preset browsers to choose from, but they provided an option to select a broswer. Firefox works. Its perfect.


And Beama, thanks for the info about the startup programs


Mister Harbies