Group Policy includes the Shortcuts preference extension. For computers or users, this extension allows you to:

Getting started

You can create and configure Shortcut preference items for any domain-based Group Policy object (GPO). You configure the settings by editing a GPO using the Group Policy Management Console. When editing a GPO, you can find this preference extension at the following location:

Computer Configuration or User Configuration

   └ Preferences

      └ Windows Settings

         └ Shortcuts

For information about how to use this extension to create and configure a preference item, see the following topics: