server 2008 R2 map network drive via gpo

hi all,

i was wondiering how i can map my dfs root to user via GPO, preferabbly a shortcut on the desktop too, is it possible to be done without scripting?
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Darius GhassemCommented:
The only way to deploy this is information in through a login script or map a network drive through a GPO.

I would use Group Policy Preferences, as they are made for connecting network drives, or crating shortcuts

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awilderbeastAuthor Commented:
ah yeah i see it

GPO management > Preferences > Window Settings > Drive Maps a few in things in there

so i create the maps in there and then they auto have maps
then i can create a shortcut that will be placed on users desktops using shortcuts?

i notice the settings have create and update, if i set it to create and it already exists it wont create loads will it?

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There's an option on the Common tab to just run one time, or everytime. So you can choose.
Update is the best option, as it will not fail, if already exist
awilderbeastAuthor Commented:
so update creates them too?

Yes exactly.
awilderbeastAuthor Commented:
thats great thanks :)
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