Auto Create User Desktop shortcuts

Posted on 2007-03-23
Last Modified: 2010-04-18
Win 2003 Sm Business Server
Win XP workstations

Is it possible to create shortcuts that will appear on a user's desktop each time they logon to a workstation?  I want to create a desktop shortcut that will be the same for each user and always be there no matter what workstation they logon to.
Question by:md501
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sirbounty earned 500 total points
ID: 18781509
Sure - drop this in a login script...

copy "\\server\share\your shortcut.lnk" "%allusersprofile%\desktop" /y

Author Comment

ID: 18781684
I must be doing something wrong.  This opens the folder.  I just want a shortcut to appear on the desktop.
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Expert Comment

ID: 18781697
opens the folder?
How have you set it up?
Do you have it listed in a login script?

Author Comment

ID: 18781774
Ok, I got.  I checked the script and found an error.  Your initial comment worked.  Thanks.
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Expert Comment

ID: 18781788
Great - happy to help. Thanx for the grade! :^)

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