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export saved startmenu links, shortcuts

Posted on 2010-09-20
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export saved startmenu links, shortcuts

I want to import the links on a another installation of windows server 2008

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by:SPC_75
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How did you export them?

Navigate to C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup and paste the links in.
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by:rgb192
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C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup

only has desktop.ini

and one shortcut
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another location:

C:\Users\<insert_your_username>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup

But is that what you want? the items starting up when the computer starts? or you want all the links to the programs in the "All Programs" list?
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by:rgb192
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all the programs in the "all programs" list that are my shortcuts
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by:rgb192
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thanks
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