Customisation of RDSH 2012 Start Screen

Customising Server 2012 RDSH Metro Start Menu

I recently wrote a PowerShell script to create a default start menu for all users accessing RDSH servers. This  provides users with a standardised start menu for all users accessing a Session on a RDSH 2012 server.

The script uses the current logged on user’s start menu as a template, so it is advised that you create a temp user to customise the start menu. The Script will copy the user’s appfolderlayout.bin file to a holding location on the root of (C:) and then to the computer’s/server’s default profile.

This script can be used on the following Operating systems:

  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
  • Server 2012
  • Server 2012 R2

Click here to download PowerShell Script



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  1. Hi there, Been following your guides for fine tuning our new RDS platform, thank you ever so much. I’ve come to use this script and it doesn’t seem to work on 2012R2. The script says file not found for appfolderlayout.bin

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