GPO to create shortcuts on all 100 user desktops step by step instructions anyone, anyone?

I need to get a shortcut to a web based app we are implementing, I already have the shortcut [address] and what is the quickest way to do this, get the short cut on all 100 desktops by user.  also to all the terminal services server desktops too
alafairAsked:
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Will SzymkowskiSenior Solution ArchitectCommented:
Create a new gpo and use group policy preferences to distribute the shortcuts on the desktops. Link the gpo to the ou where the users or computers reside.

Will.
the_omnificCommented:
1. Open Group Policy Management
2. Create GPO on the specified OU
3. Use this example below;
 
Shortcut
alafairAuthor Commented:
the_omnific thanks I am off to do this, can you tell me how to get the application icon in that path and if I save locally will it copy to all the desktops?
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the_omnificCommented:
If you click on the three '...' next to the 'Icon file path' it will list a number of standard Windows default icons that you can use. I wouldn't recommend trying to use Custom icons.

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alafairAuthor Commented:
on your screenshot you have action set to "update", don't I want "create"? because it does not exist yet?  or "update" because am I "updating" the desktops?
alafairAuthor Commented:
Also can someone tell me the quickest way to push this out to all users, I went in to my ad but do not see anything and did some goggling but no luck nothing clear and concise.
alafairAuthor Commented:
yeah it worked, thanks guys
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