Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I am setting up a small network and i am stuck at rerouting the Links folder on Windows 7.

What i am trying to accomplish is to keep some particular directories stored on a server and all client computers will actually link to those folders, one of which is the Links folder.

I took a look at the registry and found most of the things in :

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders

But the Links folder isn't there so im wondering if it's possible to sync that folder over several PCs too without moving all the user directories to the server

Any hint is appreciated!

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

up vote 2 down vote accepted

Will it be OK if you have to change it from GUI? The Links folder properties inside User folder gives the Location tab in which you can change it.

Edit : I found the registry entry at HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders on a string key named {BFB9D5E0-C6A9-404C-B2B2-AE6DB6AF4968}

share|improve this answer
    
gee i dunno how i missed that, but nice catch! I have in mind a script i will write to do this on all computers, but in the worst case scenario i was gonna do what you proposed to so i appreciate all the help :) –  Dany Khalife Jun 12 '12 at 4:43

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.