Need help building custom start menu using folder redirection group policy on Windows 7.

I am deploying some Windows 7 workstations into my domain.  I currently provide my XP users a completely custom start menu using folder redirection through a group policy.  I would like to do the same thing with these Windows 7 workstations, but I am not having much success.

I am building a directory on the local hard drive of the Windows 7 workstations using a startup script that contains the custom menu I want to push out.  I have enabled folder redirection in a user policy but my start menu doesn't contain any of the items I am placing into the custom start menu folder.

I could really use some help with this, a step by step tutorial would be awesome of anyone knows of one.
CousinDupreeAsked:
Who is Participating?

[Webinar] Streamline your web hosting managementRegister Today

x
 
johnb6767Connect With a Mentor Commented:
Do you have any Folder Redirection errors in the Event Viewer? And are you sure the folder has updated the path in the Shell Folders value in the registry?

HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders

"Start Menu" value should be pointing to your redirected location....
0
 
CousinDupreeAuthor Commented:
It turned out that the permissions on the folder I was creating were not correct.  
0
All Courses

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.