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Copying a folder to the desktop of all users (Windows 7)

Please tell me how I can copy a folder to the desktop of all users on a Windows 7 computer.

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I don't have the "All users" folder
I would recommend using Public Folders. You can copy (or move) the folder you want everyone to have access to into the following location: C:\Users\Public\Documents. Then on each user's desktop, you can create a shortcut that points to that folder. This way you can make changes to the files in that shared folder and all the users will have access to the changes.

If you do not want to use Public Folders, or each user needs their own unique version of this folder, you can manually copy the folder from a Local Administrator account to each user's desktop folder, which is located at: C:\Users\[username]\Desktop. Repeat the Copy/Paste for each user account.
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I'm using 7 Pro. The path on my system shows as: C:\Users\All Users\Desktop
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With the Public Desktop, each user won't have a unique copy of the files right?
Not sure why he's not seeing All Users. But the Public folder is an option as mentioned.
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There is no mention of a Domain not being used
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