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Mailto link in BGInfo

Posted on 2008-06-25
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Is it possible to have a mailto link that is clickable on a BGinfo desktop? I want to roll out basic information to our client computers consisting of their host name, the helpdesk extension number and also a link to send an email to the helpdesk. I can get the address to display but I cant seem to make it a hyperlink. is this even possible?

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Will Szymkowski earned 500 total points
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Hello there,

We also use BGinfo and we have already have tried this and were unsuccessful. BGinfo uses Bitmap images so you will not be able to insert a hyperlink.

Here is another person asking the same question.
http://forum.sysinternals.com/printer_friendly_posts.asp?TID=11712

The one thing you could try but might not work is create an HTML page with the information you want to add and try adding a custom file to BGinfo.

Hope this helps
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What you might want to try to make an interactive button is Active Desktop.
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