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Place a shortcut on the desktop through login script or group policy

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I'm trying to deploy a shortcut to the desktops of all the computers on the network.  The shortcut is a mailto: link with the IThelpdesk email in it.  I created the shortcut manually and it opens a new message with outlook which is what I want.  Now I'm trying to deploy this through a login script in AD and I have been unsuccessful.  I went through some of the posts and found this command xCOPY \\server\Share\shortcut.lnk "c:\Documents and Settings\%username%\Desktop"

When I use that from a command prompt it says Files Copied - 0  File not found

Any Ideas?
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