Link1 specifies the URL or file path for the first of two links that describe a recommended online backup service in the Windows® Server Backup menus.

Before an online backup service is installed, Windows displays a description of a recommended online backup service. This includes one or two description lines and one or two links that provide more information.

The link is added to the resource DLL file that the ResourceDll setting specifies. The icon may be localized for different regions. For information about how to create localized versions for these settings, see Using the MUI with Applications.

The link in the Resource DLL file must be a text string. It must begin with http:// or file://. For example, the link may resemble the following:




Specifies the resource ID from the resource DLL file for the link.

ResourceID is an integer.

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Applies To

For the list of the Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-BLB-WSB-Online-Main.

XML Example

The following XML output shows how to describe a recommended online backup service. This includes provider information, descriptions, links, and an icon.

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<ResourceDll>%ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Shared\Resource.dll</ResourceDll>

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