Windows 10: Portable app opening wrong desktop after switch to standard user...

  1.    24 May 2017 #1

    Portable app opening wrong desktop after switch to standard user...


    For a long time, I've used an admin account in Windows for everyday use. Based on recommendations, I finally switched to using a Standard account for safety. Consequently, a portable app that I use regularly now prompts me to enter my Admin password and when I open files within the app, it defaults to the admin's desktop and not the desktop for the account I'm on. Is there a fix for this? It's cumbersome to now drill down to C:\Users\name\desktop\
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  2.    24 May 2017 #2

    Which app in particular? Most portable apps. have configuration files that hold temporary data (not so temporary in this instance..) - some do use the registry, however - search for that app.'s keys there.
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  3.    24 May 2017 #3

    Move app and data to your profile being portable you should be able to do this with no problems
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