A desktop computer is a personal computer designed for use at a single location due to its size and power requirements, usually by one person. The most common configuration has a case that houses the power supply, motherboard, disk storage (usually one or more hard disk drives and optical disc drives); a keyboard and mouse for input; and computer monitor and printer for output. The case may be oriented horizontally and placed atop a desk or vertically and placed underneath or beside a desk.

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            I am considering purchasing a dual hard drive docking station from the following link  I am intrigued and curious about it because of its backup and cloning capabilities for both, laptop and desktop hard drives.  Given this interest, I am needing any shared thoughts regarding its pros and cons from people who may have used this tool.  From its product description, I can see this being a handy tool simply because of its user friendly operation for all people regardless of technical expertise and background.  

            Any shared input to this question will be greatly appreciated.

           Thank you

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I need a program similar  to Fences 3 by Stardock Software. I have come to rely upon this program to organize my desktops on two identical monitors. However the software has become very problematic to the point that I must discontinue using it. Does any Expert know of a similar program that will do approximately the same thing that Fences 3 used to do for me. IF the program worked properly it would be an incredible bargain at only $10.00. It creates a great deal of attractive organization for different categories of apps.
When the first reports of the initial sales of Nintendo Switch in the Land of the Rising Sun appeared. In Japan, only 330,637 consoles were sold for the first day. But many large retail chains have already sold out the entire edition of the console and were waiting for the replenishment of stocks.
We have approximately 40 servers and workstations on our network.  Additionally we have some network printers and media devices.  From my desktop, if I browse the network, I see all the printers, media devices and even some phone if they are connected.  I see about 4-8 of the server/workstations, but never all of them.  Co-workers using the same hardware, same OS and OS version (win10) on the same network and even the same switch see all devices.

I can map to the devices.  I can ping all the devices by name or IP.  In a browser window, I can use the \\server-name\driveletter$ and access the folders on that server.  I just can't see it in the browse window.  I can RDC by name or IP address to every device on the network.
Hi All,

I have a question regarding MAC. We have about 75 MACs in our environment. We would like for users to have an shortcut on their desktop that will lead them to our Intranet or set the default webpage to in safari to our Intranet.
We are using Casper server (Jamf pro) V. 9.10
Is it possible to push it out using configuration profiles or managed preferences.

Thanks in advance

I have more than 50 desktops running windows 7 pro. All the desktop have an account in server 2012 AD.
I am trying to accomplish 2 things:

1 - How do I get a report running from the server (or from a 3rd party program) showing me a list of drivers installed on every single desktop? I found out that some of the computers don't have the printer drivers installed on them, and I can't go seat on every one of them to see which ones are missing the drivers.

2 - Can use gpo to activate windows 7 (the OS). If not is there another way of deploying the activation at once from a single machine?
We have a SBS 2011 machine that backs up to an external USB Hard drive.  This USB Hard Drive has a virtual drive letter K and in the backups folder are 4 vhd files.

I have taken the USB Hard Drive to a desktop and within Disk Management attached each of the 4 VHD files in read only mode which created separate Disk numbers.

However, I can't do anything with these disks in order to view the contents.  I can't attach a drive letter and I can't explore the contents so i'm at a loss of what to do if our SBS 2011 crashes and I don't want to reinstall SBS on a new machine.

Should I not check the read only box?

How can I access the contents of the VHD files so we can recover data in the event of a crash?

thank you...
Write with a desktop mouse on a regular mouse pad, without a special tablet or touchscreen.

I need something intended to be used as a writing pen but does not require a touch screen or special tablet surface to function.
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Hey, Good day,

My AD has 50 OU at least.

I need a command to know how many users and desktop computers exist in each one.

How can I do it?
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I received a call from one of the offices I support with the following problem:
Unable to print receipts and emails from our remote desktop session:
Turns out they are using Chrome V65.0.3325.146 to access these application sites.
In the application they have links to print the receipts, emails, statements, etc.
I had them right click on the display in one of the sites and select print and it printed the web page successfully.
I also had them print from applications installed on the remote desktop to the same printer successfully.
I had them log into the web sites on their local computer where they also use Chrome and all of the printing worked fine.
I then had them check the Chrome version on their local workstation and they had version 64.0.3282.186.
While they were looking at the version it displayed there is a new version of Chrome and it is currently being updated.
It completed the update and required them to re-launch Chrome.
The version of Chrome now reflects 65.0.3325.146 - Same as the Remote Desktop Server
Once re-launched I had them try the printing again from the different sites and sure enough the printing failed in the same way as it does on the remote desktop server.

It appears there is no way to roll back Chrome to an earlier version so this is an inconvenience that needs a fix.

Has anyone else experienced this and found a fix. Could it be a plugin... Java or Adobe that is not working with this version of Chrome?
Dell Vostro 220 Desktop PC.  Windows XP Pro.  Will not boot.  Says:  "windows system32 config file is missing or corrupt, insert the windows xp cd and click r to repair.  OK.  What if I don't have a windows xp pro cd.  What are the steps to fix this problem?  BOOT DISKS?
Hello Experts,

I am looking for some assistance on how to create a AD service account that can manage Computer objects.  The account needs to join/remove/rejoin computers to the domain.  It also needs to be able to disable computer objects and move them between OUs.

I have been able to setup the account to join/remove/rejoin to the domain, and able to disable computer accounts.  The real issue I cannot get past is not being able to move the computer objects between OUs.  I receive an error:  "Windows cannot move object <machinename> because: Access is denied.

Any guidance would be greatly appreciated.  I have not been able to find documentation that has worked for this issue.

Thank you,
Just recently replaced a failing Server 2003 server with a Buffalo NAS unit running Server 2012 Storage Server R2 - this is a small shop so this unit is working nicely so far with the following exception.

Transferred files off the Server 2003 box onto a NAS share and all operations are functioning properly for all users.....EXCEPT 2 MAC users who access files off a share setup for these MAC users to work with. When these users browse the Window share using "Finder" - they do the initial connect fine. The drive is mounted and an alias is setup on their desktop. All the files will display in the share for a few seconds..and then the file share window will do a refresh...and all the files disappear. The files are still on the share..they just disappear from the MAC view. It's the oddest issue. No problem for any of the Window users...just happening to these 2 MAC users.

My last effort today was to add the username/password these MAC users use when they log onto their MAC systems (they don't have to put in the password..the MAC's boot straight to a desktop after a restart/power-up) - I added these same username/password to the "Local Users and Groups" on the Server 2012 - re-propagated permissions on the share...still no go.

Looking for a life-line as I'm out of
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Im connecting servers from  remote desktop connection manager 2.7 in windows 10 machine
and the Font size is too small once logon and tired multiple options did not work? any idea..

Pls help
I am moving 15 voice/data lines from a Netgear switch to a Cisco SG200 managed switch.  The voice is web based.  I have only 1 vlan on the cisco switch which is the default vlan1.  I can connect the Cisco switch to the Comcast router and can log in to both.
When I move an Ethernet connection from the Netgear port to a Cisco port the router sees the move as does the Cisco switch when I log in to both. My problem is correctly configuring the voice on the vlan. I have tried Auto Voice Vlan with the Smartport however I'm not getting anywhere so I'm missing some things I'm sure.
I have been in IT for quite a while but the majority of my experience is in hardware repair, desktop support, some windows server mgmt and basic network configuration and setup. I've never worked with a managed switch before or voip and while it's over my head I'm confident that I can get this with some assistance. (It took me quite a while to get as far as I am)
Any help would be greatly appreciated as always.
Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains 9.0 will not start on the server.  GP 9.0 installed on a server and was running properly with two clients computers.  One client computer died.  Installed client on another desktop.  Client Install appears to have been successful.  The client sees the server, the database and accepts "sa" or a user's login. Then the Client has to shut down because its version is not the same as on the server.  The GP_Login Errors.log lists the products that are not the same version.  

MS Dynamics GP Database version 90274 Client version 90114
Advanced Security db ver 90258 client 90114
Cash Flow Mgt db ver 90258 client 90114
Smartlist db ver 90258 client 90114
PO enhancements db ver 90258 client 90114
Report Scheduler db 90258 client 90114
Field Service db ver 90264 client 90114
Excel-based budgeting db ver 90258 client 90114

I can't get the program to open on the server to try and push out client updates.  When I try to run GP or GP Utilities, Distributed Process Manager opens, but it does not have any options to select except "Close."

Also, DPM shows up on the taskbar, but will not maximize.  If I run task manager, I can "switch to" it, but the only option available is "close."  

I have tried running GP or GP Utilities from a remote connection and on the server itself.  The result is always the same.

Currently, do not have access to the other client computer.

I've searched here and on the GP KB for possible fixes.  

I already know…
Scan Snap ix500 by Fujitsu has connectivity problems with Windows 10.  We have found an interim fix by allowing the WIA (Windows Image Acquisition) service to interact with desktop.  Just wondering if there are other implications, especially security, of allowing this access?

exact instructions followed are below:
Solution for connection error for Scansnap ix500 running Windows 10:

1. Control panel, select “Administrative Tools”, open “Services”

2. Find service named “Windows Image Acquisition (WIA)”, right-click on it, select “properties”

3. Go to the “Log On” tab, select “Log on as: Local System Account”, check the “Allow service to interact with desktop” box

4. Click OK, restart.
I want the easiest way to link a desktop access file to mysql in the web cpanel
any aides please?
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This AutoHotkey script isn't working for me and I son't know why.

Goal:  To provide a simple way for users to log off of their Win pc's.

I'd like to put an icon (.exe) on their desktops and when they click it, be told via MsgBox their systems will log them off in xx minutes with (ok, cancel) buttons.  Clicking cancel would cancel the process, clicking ok would start the countdown to log off.

What's happening is that after I click ok, I wait and wait and wait....nothing happens.  I see the icon in the system tray and the process in the Task Manager, but no results (logoff).  Here's script:

LogOffTime := A_Now
LogOffTime += 1, Minute
FormatTime, LogOffTime, %LogOffTime%, Time

SetTimer, LogOff, 60000
MsgBox, 49, Auto Log-off, This workstation will be logged off in 1 minute at %LogOffTime%.`nPlease click Cancel to stay logged in.
IfMsgBox, Cancel

Shutdown, 0
So my computer will not turn on.  It got bumped by a plant that fell over.  What happens is that 3 fans turn on, but the power button does nothing.  I tried unplugging everything external and it does the same thing when I plug it in.  I would expect it to beep for an error for not having the keyboard or hard drive attached.  The machine is an HP Pavilion P6710F.

Any ideas?
1) how much bandwidth will use by each user:-
-to access a virtual desktop
-to access a virtual application

2) How many users can use a server machine at same time by creating sessions.

3) what the configuration of a server required for 1000 desktop Users and how much cost difference between citrix setup for 100 user and normal physical desktops.

4) Is the web based applications can be access by application provided by citrix app virtualization.

5) The vm's which were created using machine cataloge can use the ram and hdd dynamically.

is there way to automatically login to a remote desktop server (gateway) when I am inside of the office (so a certain public ip).
If I am outside of the office the laptop should not automatically log me on to a remote desktop server.

the laptops are Windows 7 and Windows 8 and MAC OS
Remove myself completely from the desktop ... fastest.

Means I would like to completely eliminate/remove everything related to myself from a desktop.

Please advise, how I can accomplish this ... in the fastest possible manner, browsers, files ... everything.

Thanks in advance, for your assistance, help & guidance here.
We used Sysinternals' Disk2VHD to convert an HP desktop running Windows 7 Home into a first-generation VDMX.  It was saved over the network on a new PC running Windows 10 Pro with Hyper-V (we saved the primary partition only, not the HP recovery).  Now when starting the VM, it just shows a blinking cursor and doesn't go anywhere from there.

Is there anything I should do to correct this?







A desktop computer is a personal computer designed for use at a single location due to its size and power requirements, usually by one person. The most common configuration has a case that houses the power supply, motherboard, disk storage (usually one or more hard disk drives and optical disc drives); a keyboard and mouse for input; and computer monitor and printer for output. The case may be oriented horizontally and placed atop a desk or vertically and placed underneath or beside a desk.