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Using the %USERPROFILE% variable in Terminal Server 2008 RemoteApps

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Hello,

I would like multipe users to open an Access Front End file on their profile desktop, and allow this to happen by publishing one RemoteApp. Is there a way of doing this that will direct each user to a file on their own desktop?

I've tried the following arguement but the RemoteApp load fails with an invalid path:
%USERPROFILE%\Desktop\Access_FE.mdb

The filename will be the same on everyone's desktop.

I realize I could create 40 different TS RemoteApp .RDP files, but I'm looking for a better way.

I can get this to work as Short Cut but when I try and set it up as a RemoteApp it won't work.

Thanks,
Ken
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make a cmd or batch file with the command to launch Access_FE.mdb
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Thanks for the feedback, this is the only way I could come up with as well. So far a few peculiar bugs bugs in the RemoteApp technology....but still very cool stuff.
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