windows shortcut icons also appear on OS X desktop

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by pploum, May 12, 2015.

  1. pploum macrumors newbie

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    I have installed VMware Fusion 7.1 on my MacBook Air with OS Yosemite 10.10.3.
    I have installed Windows XP under VMware.

    My XP desktop has a few shortcuts for folders and programs.

    The problem is that these shortcut icons "leak" through VMware and appear on my Mac OS desktop. This did not happen with VMware Fusion 2.x

    Removing the links from the Mac desktop also removes them from the Windows desktop, and the other way around.

    How can I have the icons under Windows without them leaking through to the Mac desktop??

    Thanks
     

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  2. yjchua95 macrumors 604

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    Turn off sharing in VM settings.
     

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