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Permanently Disable Desktop Icon Creation

Apparently this is an ongoing problem for over 10 years. I've found forums on this very subject. The desktop icon is just that. It's not a taskbar, sidebar, anybar. It's a plain old desktop icon. I do not want to hide all desktop icons. I want to delete the Norton Desktop icon and have it never come back. It's replaced itself on the desktop 7 times in 7 days. I'm using Windows 10. There is no Norton icon installed in any other user including the public or default user's desktop. It's the program update itself that is reinstalling the desktop icon. NortonLifeLock 360 -- update says latest version as of 1/26/2021 Operating System Windows 10 20H2 19042.746 Norton error message: Icon on desktop Steps to reproduce issue: Delete icon on desktop, view icon return after update, typically overnight