Prevent "save to desktop" in "Save as" box

  1.    27 Oct 2017 #1

    Prevent "save to desktop" in "Save as" box


    How do I prevent staff from saving files to desktop?
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  2.    27 Oct 2017 #2

    You could remove the appropriate write permission... which is more general an effect than you want..
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  3.    29 Oct 2017 #3

    Thanks Dalchina,
    However I need something more targeted.
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  4.    30 Oct 2017 #4

    You could make the folder read only.

    More targeted? That particular programs would be excluded from writing to it?
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  5.    30 Oct 2017 #5

    Thanks Dalchina,
    By targeted, I mean only affect "save as" dialogue boxes, without preventing adding shortcuts to desktop.
    I tried changing the "Desktop" folder to read only, but it didn't work (C:\Users\....\Desktop) - not sure why.
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  6.    30 Oct 2017 #6

    I can set mine as read only; I'm running as admin. Sorry, I've no idea how you could do that.
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