troubleshooting Question

Automate User Shortcuts on Desktop using Group Policy.

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Windows Server 2003Active Directory
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Hello Experts,

Ok, I've seen this at a few clients now and haven't been able to figure out how it's working.  When a user logs in, a shortcut is added to their desktop.  I searched through the group policy and I found nothing.  There is nothing in the logon script that is doing this.  So, I'm baffled.  It's defiantly something going on the server end, because if I plug a brand-new pc in the network and join it to the domain, I get the shortcuts.  If I can't figure out how it's getting done.  I can just put it in the login script to copy the shortcut from one location to the all users desktop.  But I'd like to figure this out if possible.  Any suggestions?
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