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Note:  This is a per user pinning on an existing machines

Answered 08/06/2012 by: SMal.tmcc
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  • Unless you run it at user login on a kscript. Either that or active setup.
  • Thanks for the addition
  • Might be possible with GPO preferences?
    Or possibly make a script that writes the setting to all local userprofiles on that system aswell as the default profile.
    • If this is a new deployment put the pinnings in your sysprep file

      <component name="Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup" processorArchitecture="x86" publicKeyToken="31bf3856ad364e35" language="neutral" versionScope="nonSxS" xmlns:wcm="http://schemas.microsoft.com/WMIConfig/2002/State" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance">
      <TaskbarLinks>
      <Link0>%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Mozilla Firefox.lnk</Link0>
      <Link1>%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Google Chrome.lnk</Link1>
      </TaskbarLinks>
      </component>
  • take a look at these links for gpo and script
    http://desktopdeploy.wordpress.com/2010/04/22/how-to-deploy-windows-7-taskbar-pinned-icons-by-group-policy/
    http://blogs.technet.com/b/deploymentguys/archive/2009/04/08/pin-items-to-the-start-menu-or-windows-7-taskbar-via-script.aspx
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