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Why do icons for other users’ programs appear on my desktop and Start menu?

Q: Every time my children download and install a program, that program’s icon appears on my desktop, as well as their own desktop. Their icons appear my Start menu, too. How can I prevent this from happening? A: Your kids are probably installing programs that automatically install themselves for all account holders of the PC […]