Solved

I want to send out a file path to other users.

Posted on 2011-02-23
8
459 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I want to send out a file path to other users.

How do I make the user name generic...

For example:

C:\Users\%Username%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup

P.S is "generic" the right expression?
0
Comment
Question by:Mr_Shaw
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 4
  • 2
  • 2
8 Comments
 
LVL 37

Accepted Solution

by:
Neil Russell earned 250 total points
ID: 34959445
What are trying to do? What do you mean mean by "Send out a file path"? How? What in? In a script? A .CMD file? A group policy?
0
 

Author Comment

by:Mr_Shaw
ID: 34959449
No, just in an email..

0
 
LVL 37

Expert Comment

by:Neil Russell
ID: 34959685
No, not as a plain link in an email I dont think you will be able to.
0
Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 
LVL 3

Assisted Solution

by:sam0x01
sam0x01 earned 250 total points
ID: 34959765
On a local network file://server/share/folder/subfolder/file.ext should work. there may need to be more '/' chars preceding server
0
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:sam0x01
ID: 34959779
looking more closely at the question, I doubt that a browser will expand an environment variable
0
 

Author Comment

by:Mr_Shaw
ID: 34959944
No, the file path is for a user local machine.
0
 

Author Comment

by:Mr_Shaw
ID: 34959957
Here the solution

C:/Users/%username%/AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:Mr_Shaw
ID: 34959983
Thanks
0

Featured Post

Transaction Monitoring Vs. Real User Monitoring

Synthetic Transaction Monitoring Vs. Real User Monitoring: When To Use Each Approach? In this article, we will discuss two major monitoring approaches: Synthetic Transaction and Real User Monitoring.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

If you get continual lockouts after changing your Active Directory password, there are several possible reasons.  Two of the most common are using other devices to access your email and stored passwords in the credential manager of windows.
You may have a outside contractor who comes in once a week or seasonal to do some work in your office but you only want to give him access to the programs and files he needs and keep privet all other documents and programs, can you do this on a loca…
This Micro Tutorial will give you basic overview of the control panel section on Windows 7. It will depth in Network and Internet, Hardware and Sound, etc. This will be demonstrated using Windows 7 operating system.
The Task Scheduler is a powerful tool that is built into Windows. It allows you to schedule tasks (actions) on a recurring basis, such as hourly, daily, weekly, monthly, at log on, at startup, on idle, etc. This video Micro Tutorial is a brief intro…

696 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question