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Windows server 2008, how to add programs to 'All programs'

  1. #1


    Roger Guest

    Windows server 2008, how to add programs to 'All programs'

    Our windows 2008 servers have software that does not show up under 'All
    programs' for all users.

    The only users who ever access the servers directly are the administrators,
    but not all the applications that are installed on the server are showing up
    in the menu.

    I know where to put things in Windows XP, 2000, 2003, but I have no idea
    where the shortcuts are kept in windows server 2008. Anyone know where I can
    find these things to ensure that they are in all the admins accounts?



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    Phillip Windell Guest

    Re: Windows server 2008, how to add programs to 'All programs'

    "Roger" <rogerdev@newsgroup> wrote in message
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    > Our windows 2008 servers have software that does not show up under 'All
    > programs' for all users.
    >
    > The only users who ever access the servers directly are the
    > administrators, but not all the applications that are installed on the
    > server are showing up in the menu.
    >
    > I know where to put things in Windows XP, 2000, 2003, but I have no idea
    > where the shortcuts are kept in windows server 2008. Anyone know where I
    > can find these things to ensure that they are in all the admins accounts?
    There is no All Users Profile like there was in the old 2003. There are
    shortcuts in the places where they used to be but you cannot actually open
    them, they are only there for backward compatibility reasons. Now the All
    users Start Menu and Desktop are still there but not all in one place like
    they used to be,..they are scattered.

    In the Explorer View set it to Show hidden Files and System files.

    The desktop is at:

    c:\Users\Public\Desktop
    OR
    c:\Users\Public\PublicDesktop

    The Start Menu is at:

    C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu

    (That's ProgramData,..not "Program Files")


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Windows server 2008, how to add programs to 'All programs'

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