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    We have staff profiles which on the left hand side of the start menu displays *.ink (shortcut) files to word 2003, excel 2003 etc, Since the school now runs Office 2007 these shortcuts no longer work as they are linked to the Office 2003 folder location. Is there a way to change this without having to re-do the whole mandatory profile?

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    Can't you just browse to the mandatory profile location and amend the shortcuts in the directory structure for the start menu there?

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    Strictly speaking it is the shortcuts to the programs most recently viewed where these invalid shortcuts are. The previous ICT manger setup the mandatory profiles and I am not sure if I need to re-created the whole mandatory profile to change the most recently viewed items in the start menu.

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    I need to edit the recently used programs from the start menu on the domain profiles

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    I'm not entirely sure but I would expect that if every user is getting it on log on it would still be held in the profile itself. I don't have an XP Mandatory Profile near me but have a dig through the profile structure and see if they are listed under the recent folder.

    Not sure off the top of my head.


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    Yes, every user is getting it. I have had a look through the XP mandatory profile and have come up blank.

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    I think you can do it by going into the drive where the software is being saved.Open it and right click on each icon and make shortcuts in start menu panel.

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    I would start using start menu folder redirection

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    I think you can do it by going into the drive where the software is being saved.Open it and right click on each icon and make shortcuts in start menu panel.
    Last edited by SYNACK; 13th November 2010 at 12:06 PM.

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