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I'd like to use pstools to copy a .lnk file from a network share to a local folder on each workstation's desktop.

Having some difficulty with the syntax/understanding what exactly i'm trying to accomplish.

psexec -s \\hostname-pc COPY \\server\share\file.lnk ????C:/?  I'm not sure how to "phrase" the destination.  

Since the initial command of "psexec -s \\hostname-pc . . ." runs the command from THAT hostname-pc right?  So do I have to use a "shared" folder on the workstation to copy this file to?  Or since i'm running the command from that workstation can I use any filepath?  

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I have a .lnk(shortcut) file that runs system restore and creates a manual restore point.  I'd like to push this file to my desktop users local machines so the shortcut could be run at anytime.  Well over 100 workstations to copy this file to so using psexec or something similar would be awesome.
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NVITCommented:
To copy to all stations in the domain...
psexec \\* -s -c cmd /c COPY \\server\share\file.lnk c:\

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To copy to certain stations in the domain...

- Make a .txt file containing the destination host names, one name per line. E.g. Names.txt
Host1
Host2

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psexec @names.txt -s -c cmd /c COPY \\server\share\file.lnk c:\

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Daniel ChecksumAuthor Commented:
So I would be able to write directly to root C:\?   Or would I have to choose like C:\%userprofile%\Documents ?  

That is where my confusion lies, on the destination end of the copy command.  I appreciate your clear and concise suggestion though.
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NVITCommented:
That complicates things. You'll need each user name to feed into it.

I think you can use the public folder since all/most use the same path.

Or use a gpo/gpp instead of psexec
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Daniel ChecksumAuthor Commented:
If domain admins have local access to each workstation(which should be already configured) then I should be able to use our domain Administrator account on each workstation right?  My ex-boss also recommended using the Public folders.
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NVITCommented:
As long as its the same on all stations, it should work.
E.g. C:\users\adminname\Documents
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Daniel ChecksumAuthor Commented:
Thanks for all your help, NVIT.
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