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Windows Login Script

Posted on 2011-09-14
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Hello,

I would like to create a login script that will open up a certain folder upon login. Basically when the user logs into the domain, the script will run and automatically launch exlorer and show the folder.

Would be best if I can prevent shut down of the computer and only logoff as well. Is there any good sites that can help in creating login scripts?

Thanks!
Kei
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by:5g6tdcv4
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explorer.exe \windows
will open the windows folder save it as a batch or cmd

as far as the second part you will want to take a look at autoit
http://www.autoitscript.com/site/autoit/
I can help you with anything autoit related.
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by:sconstable
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For preventing logoff you can handle all of this with group policy.
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by:sflory
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Thanks 5g6tdcv4.

If I wanted to open up a browser , say Firefox, would l just set the path to the Firefix exe?

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it would just be the location of the exe
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by:djpazza
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Yes path to firefox is fine. If you wanted a specific website add it after

C:\fullpathtofirefox\firefox.exe "http://www.BBC.co.uk"
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