Windows Thread, Redirected Start Menus in Technical; I have a large group of users who use re-directed start menus.
We have introduced some 64-bit laptops onto the ...
14th May 2012, 09:36 AM #1
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Redirected Start Menus
I have a large group of users who use re-directed start menus.
We have introduced some 64-bit laptops onto the network and have the issue where the central share for the start menus refers to applications as C:\Program Files\application.exe, which is fine for the 32-bit clients, but the 64-bit computers have the software installed into C:\Program Files (x86)\application.exe which obviously doesn't work.
What are the solutions to this problem? I have investigated using environmental variables, but there is no variable which resolves to Program Files on 32bit and Program Files (x86) on 64 Bit.
Any help is greatly appreciated.
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14th May 2012, 08:26 PM #2
ACreate two gpos, one for a 64bit start menu and one for a 32bit start menu. Now using wmi filtering on each gpo, apply the correct start menu
14th May 2012, 08:28 PM #3
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Thanks, that's what I ended up doing.
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