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 cannot move videos from my iPhone 7 Plus (IOS 11.4.1) to my Win 10 Pro 64 bit desktop. I opened the folders in my iPhone and searched for the .mov files. Then I highlighted the ones I wanted and did a cut/paste to the desktop. 37 files out of 150 did move. The remaining ones will not move and I get a device is unreachable error. I can see the videos on my phone. Also, in explorer, there are only blank icons, no thumbnails showing up for these files. The other thing that I do not understand is that in explorer, all the other folders are showing up as empty when I know they are full of photos and videos.
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a user's outlook signature is going away after he logs off and logs back on citrix desktop

we rebuilt his citrix and outlook profile but that didnt help.

we have check UPM citrix policy and group policy all looks well

can we create  something like below in his registry so signature stays for his outlook 2010 on his c drive

Create the following value(s) under the MailSettings registry key:

Name: NewSignature
Value: The name of signature to use for new messages (see step 3 above for signature names)

Name: ReplySignature
Value: The name of signature to use for reply messages (see step 3 above for signature names)

Start Outlook and open a new e-mail message.

The signature specified in the NewSignature registry value will automatically appear in the body of the message.

but if it is already disabled from group policy, it wont work? (attached)

can we do scanpst to repair .ost file

noticed 1 thing -also while congifuring his outlook profile, there was autodiscovery prompt whne i clicked yes, it allowed to configure his outlook

I have another interesting problem.

I have a Windows Server 2016 RDP Infrastrucuture. All works OK and I can connect to session connections externally without issue. However, I have an interesting problem with deskop wallpaper.

For some reason, whenever an end-user connects over the internet, the wallpaper doesnt display. Just a black screen. I have tried many suggestions on the internet, all no luck.


In a last ditch attempt, I loaded the RDP file into Devolutions Remote Desktop Manager and logged in as an affected user. Same result initially; black screen if launched either as embedded/tabbed *and* as full screen. However, if I logged in again as embedded/tabbed, right-clicked the session tab and selected "Work Area Screen" the session expands to full screen and the wallpaper appears!

This is the only way I can get it to display. The only thing I can take away for certain is that is would suggest it is not a GPO or registry issue as the wallpaper is applied. Seems more like an RDP client issue.

I will keep hacking away at it, but if anyone has any ideas, I would be very grateful.



I have deployed a Windows Server 2016 Remote Desktop Infrastrcture. Everything works fine, except for one thing which I can't seem to find a definitive answer too.

If I download an RDP file for a session collection from /RDWeb and launch it, I get the following message :

"Your computer was unable to connect to the remote computer. Try to reconnect. If the problem continues, contact the ownder of the remote computer or your network administrator"

If I open the RDP file in Notepad++ and remove the contents of the "workspace id" parameter, everything connects fine. Could someone tell me why this is?

There is only a single RDSH server in the session collection.

Any help greatly appreciated.


do you know any ajax javascript codes i can use when a button is clicked? I hope to gray out the background and have animated refreshing round loading for 3 seconds., and hope that work well for both desktop and phone..

I have a Dell 5810 workstation. I just added a usb bluetooth plug/dongle. My goal is to transfer photos that I took with my android cell to a folder on the 5810. I am sure it is a darn simple thing to do, but not without any instructions. I am lost. The product is  a Zexmte bluetooth module. It does say that the computer and the cell are connected. I just don't know how to proceed from here.

Experts, please note that I must get some sleep so will be unable to try your suggestions for a few hours. But try them I will as soon as I am available. The reason for needing this ability is that frequently I take perhaps 30 or 40 shots of one vehicle and need easily get them onto my desktop without the removal of the micro sd card. My phone is a Samsung S9+
Dear experts,

I need to write a Linux shell script that can automate filesharing using Implicit SSL/TLS (Port 990).

Python can be useful as well for this...

This needs to be done using a Linux Mate desktop.

Bottom line I need something like this to work (I think): curl --cert us.pem --user usergiven:passworm --upload-file file.txt

I am not able to find anything on the internet yet...

Thank you in advance
i work for a school and i want to make firefox the default browser via group policy. it would be nice to have a shortcut on the desktop that uses firefox to go to certain url. different users, same computers. can this be done?
Getting a new desktop PC. Win 10/64. On current PC I use MS Office 2010. Several questions:

1. Getting a new PC. Currently using Office 2010. I'm thinking of installing Office 2013 instead of 2016-Home-and-Business on new machine. I make heavy use of Outlook and have read that users have trouble transferring their Outlook data from a previous versions to 2016. (I thought it was just a matter of copying the old PST to the new computer to replace the PST created by the new install of Office.) My writing partner has 2013 and it works much like 2010. I'm wondering what I gain by getting 2016H&B; I wonder too about the efficacy of buying a five-year old version of Office instead of the most recent 2016. Cost is no issue. Ease of transition -  especially with Outlook data - is key for me.

2. If I get 2016H&B, what is the difference between the direct download and the key card purchase? Why is the key-card version marginally less expensive? Most of all, what happens if the program or parts of it crash and you have to reinstall? Or if one of the program's files becomes corrupted. There is no disk to pull it from.

each time when I log off and log back on to my virtual desktop  , my outlook signature goes away.

after troubleshooting I see in my signature folder thumbs.db is missing

anything you can suggest
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This morning I was checking a customers computer and performed a Windows update.  Once the update completed, the computer needed to be rebooted.  So, I restarted the computer, but before the computer restarted, it showed there was another account login.  I told the computer to restart anyway.  There is only one account on this computer and I was using it.  After the restart, I looked in User Accounts in Control Panel and there was only the normal accounts, the user account and guest.  So, I went into the manage area within the Computer icon on the desktop and found another user account named magee.  So I look in the user directory on the C Drive and found the magee full directory structure.
I check the computer for virus, etc and there was nothing to clear.

Has anyone else have this occur to them?  How can I stop this from happening?
This happened to the same computer around 6 months ago and a different account was created.  But the firewall was off at the time, so I turned it on, remove the account and data structure.  But, yesterday the new account magee was created on 8/16/18 at 4:16pm.

Any ideas?

we are having issue with 1 user's outlook signature

 we are having citrix desktop where user can log in any desptop available in office and will carry his own profile. we are having non -persistence desktop
 we have signature files stored on network drive (k)-appdata-roaming-microsoft -signatures

for all users under  c drive - Hkey_current _user- software-Microsoft-windows-explorer-shell folders
appdata is pointing to the file server.\\network server name\users\appdata\roaming including the affected user.

and signature folder is on drive (k)-appdata\roaming\microsoft\signature

from where signature files are stored

we have same group policy applied to all users.

but for this affected user setting under c drive looks ok but instead of signature folder created on Drive (K) , It is being created on c drive itself and signature folder on drive (k) seems empty

affected 1 user -when he logs from his desktop and logs back in, signature from outlook 2010 goesaway

but when he is logged in to his desktop , it is there , i checked addins and ran outlook in safe mode but didnt help?

is it anything to do with %userprofile% or NTUSERDAT

any help would be appreciated
i have here a KVR21R15D4/16 module - and would lliek to know what motherboards accept this ram type
i could not find such a search on crucial, kingston, or corsair sites ( but i know it exists)
Adobe Acrobat DC Pro was installed on terminal server for 2 users. I want to prevent others from seeing it and would like to remove the shortcut from the desktop on all users desktops.
we are having issue with 1 user's outlook signature

we are having citrix desktop where user can log in any desptop available in office and will carry his own profile.
we have signature files stored on network drive -appdata-roaming-microsoft -signatures

which is streamed from their C drive, for some reason under c drive - Hkey_current _user- software-Microsoft-windows-explorer-shell folders- on all other uers
desktop it is pointing to the file server.\\network server name\
but under the affected user name c drive - Hkey_current _user- software-Microsoft-windows-explorer-shell folders- appdata is pointing -c\users\users name\appdata\roaming

so whenever users logs off from desktop , his signature goesaway and has to manually create his signature.

anything i can correct in registry or environment variables on the affected users' C drive.
Hi Expert,

I have a user which is getting the no internet access with a ! mark but in fact, they can surf the internet. I wanted to resolve this issue because I need to install office 365 on user pc. From our side when we uninstall the LAN driver from the device manager and go to action click scan for hardware changes can resolve the issue but somehow failed to reinstall the driver after a scan for hardware changes.

Method I tried

- Remove the scan for hardware changes using the local account.
- Remove the proxy server.
- Plug out LAN cable and restart and plug in back.
- Manually Download LAN driver from officially Acer website and install and don't work.
- PC model Acer Veriton, Windows 7 32 bits

Appreciated if anyone can assist me on.

I recently decided to start fresh with my Remote Desktop Services setup since the old one is running Windows Server 2008. I purchased Server 2016, and recently installed it. Not an upgrade, just a fresh install.

I connected it to my domain, but it is JUST a member server, not a DC. So Microsoft's warnings about domain controllers do not apply to me.

It is currently not in any OU's that I created.

But still, the Remote Desktop Management (RDMS) service won't start. I cannot configure licensing because it needs a deployment, but I cannot make a deployment because the RDMS service won't start. I cannot do anything really, because the RDS panel in Server Manager won't load, neither will most PowerShell commands for RDS.

In the Services panel, it just states that it starts and stops. It is running on Network Service, and if I change it to ANYTHING else, it gives the error about the account being different from the account specified for other services running in the same process.

I have searched up the error and found very little.

The new setup is has not been deployed or publicized yet, but I would like to have it ready as soon as possible, as this business was not in my agenda.
I have a Windows 10 Desktop PC.

I turn on my computer and noticed these windows on my desktop as soon as I turned on my computer.

ads on  my desktop pc
I googled it and read that these are scam ads wanting you to click on them.

How do i remove them? Anyone know?

I ran Spybot - Search & Destroy but it didn't find anything.
I ran Windows Defender and it didn't find anything also.
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Change in behaviour of remote desktop login (RDP) with Google Chrome.
In the last couple of weeks my remote login from home computer to work has changed with Google Chrome browser (but not Firefox or Microsoft Edge).
The new behaviour is:  instead of opening a separate RDP application it opens a remote session in a Chrome browser window itself   .
This is annoying as multiple steps are then needed to get the browser to show the remote desktop in full screen mode.
I'm running Win 10 Pro 64 bit and Google Chrome Version  68.0.3440.106 (Official Build) (64-bit)
I have included images of the RDP session starting and logging in. Previously with Google Chrome (and still with Firefox and Microsoft Edge) a separate RDP task icon appears on the task bar with full-screen capability.
Windows 7 Desktop not receiving DNS settings from DHCP Server and static DNS settings automatically reset at reboot. Never seen static entries reset like this.
Is there any software that can record desktop screen. I am working on a SAP project which requires picking data 1 by 1 from the excel file and then  going to SAP field and thus saving it.
I have a msi installer built using Wix. The desktop shortcut for all users doesn't seem to work in Win 10. In Win 10 the shortcut has to be created under c:\Users\Public\Desktop if my understanding is correct. How can I do that in Wix? Thank you
I have several folders that i sync from a different domain. I have 3 files in various local locations from the other domain that I can't copy anywhere. The files are ALL named RUN. Other files in the same location/folder copy fine. The server i'm trying to copy from is running Server 2012. The worst location (by length) is \\serverName\sharename\xxx\name\xxx\name\name\name\folder   There are 3 files in the folder, and all copy EXCEPT RUN  Right clicking on the RUN file results in about a minute delay before a menu appears, then IF i can hit copy, I paste the file to my desktop (same network), but receive the error:

 There is a problem accessing shared folder path. Make sure you are connected to the network and try again.

The other files in the folder copy fine and are twice the size of RUN. RUN is 92KB. I can try to reverse, and go from the sync server to my machine, and that errors too.

I have turned off Windows Search, Because the file is so small, I thought about permissions, so I have gone to the root folder and forced "replace all child object permissions with entries from this folder" All files have the same permissions. I copied the file to the ROOT of the share, still won't copy.. I copied it to the C; of the server (share is on different letter) and after the long delay from right click, then longer delay after hitting copy, it will copy to my desktop.
i have heavy computations i need to run in excel.

i am looking for suggestions on a cloud based service that has a lot of CPUs in a desktop like environment for me to have a UI, like






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.