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Group Policy - Network Share in Windows 7 Favorites

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I want a Network Share to show up on the left hand side Favorites in Windows Explorer:
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My only success has been on the Desktop and IE Favorites... The Desktop link is fine but I really want it in the Explorer Favorites and I don't want the IE Favorites.
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by:McKnife
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Just drag the shares folder into that area and your done.
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by:fatboy1271
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Thanks McKnife, but I'm trying to avoid going to 100+ computers if I can automate this.
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Ah, that's why you wrote "group policy"...
The favorites are located in %userprofile%\links, have a GPO create a shortcut there in. With group policy preferences, you can use variables like %userprofile%.
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by:fatboy1271
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Thanks, I will try that out!
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by:fatboy1271
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Awesome, thanks McKnife!
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