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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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Hi All,
We are running Windows 10 Education and Redirected Start Menus, however there are some applications which require admin rights to run.
For example, we have a Mustek scanner for which I have created a shortcut in the share where the Start Menu is redirected. The shortcut \ link opens fine with a domain admin account, but will not open as a student \ regular user. I have tried checking the box on the shortcut properties to 'run as administrator', however when a regular user then logs in, a dialog box pops up asking for the administrator credentials before getting to the windows desktop.
I would like to find out if anyone else has a method for allowing users to run software as an admin without prompts for the admin password. As this is a school, we do not give students and staff local admin rights with their AD accounts. It might be we require a third party tool to allow software to run as an admin but I'm hoping Windows has the ability to do this.
Thanks in advance
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I created a new GPO under one of our OUs, to add two shortcuts to a web based app on all users desktops, however this policy is not being deployed and my users are not getting these shortcuts.

I am using server 2012

Here is how this policy is created:

Under computer configuration => preferences => shortcuts => added the two shortcuts needed and selected "create"

Thanks in advance!
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I have several HP T310 Zero Clients running VMware View Horizon 7.0 Virtual Desktops.  Lately several users have turned on screen savers with the "require unlock password".  Well after they go to lock - they wake it up and their screen asks them to press CTRL-ALT-DEL to unlock.  For some reason CTRL-ALT-DEL (or INS) does nothing on the HP T310's.  If they login on a desktop running the Horizon Client - it works just fine.

Any way to allow CTRL-ALT-DEL (or INS) on a HP T310 Zero Client when running a VMware Horizon View Virtual Desktop.
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We have a hybrid of physical machines and virtual machines for our users.

I ran a command that placed a folder with several files on it to each machine's Public Desktop folder. It theory this is supposed to mirror the folder to the other users' desktop folders.

For the physical machines it worked great. The VM's did not.

The only difference (besides being virtual and physical) is that the VM's Public user folder is on C and the other users' folders are on D.

Is it possible VMWare is doing something to change the function of Public user folders?
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I'm having a weird issue and I can't figure this out.  My client had to shut down his office due to a storm.  When we brought the servers and desktops back on line, nothing is communicating.  My first thought was the switch, however, I just replaced it and I'm still having the same issue.  I can not ping from one server to another it times out.  However, if I plug in the internet modem I can talk to the internet.  As soon as I put everything back on the switch, nothing.  This is an un-managed switch.  I'm out of ideas.
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I just want to know if my hosts should see each other from the overview page of the "Remote Desktop Services" pane on each server?  I am having a hard time with one host in particular, I can see them all from the connection broker but they don't see each other when logged in.  I am not sure what is the cause, I  have installed the roles from the connection broker to the hosts and when I go to check the status they say X server is not in this deployment.
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Hello,
How can I have a multicolumn bound listbox .
Bound to datatable
I am using vb.net desktop.
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Some of the users running Windows 10 on work stations have items they delete from their desktop and files they delete from their documents folders return the next time they log on.
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I run a coaching and personal development business, and I have staff helping to run the coaching programs. All the coaching programs we run are videoed (so that we can keep records). We currently keep all the videos on many portable external hard disks. However the number of external hard disks has grown to an unmanageable number now and I would like to centralize the solution.

Requirements:
- Have at least 10 TB of storage space
- Backup capabilities available
- Restrict user access - configure user access for certain users to upload files to the storage but is unable to access/read/write to the storage
- Accessible remotely
- Less than $1000 cost over 3 years

I am currently thinking of setting up a dedicated desktop with owncloud.org. Does anybody know if this will work?  Or of a better solution that I can adopt?

Thanks
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I have created a desktop application and designed some reports using sap crystal report. First to design report I used database from sql server management studio and put all the field on report. But I have to deploy it client side with localDB after connecting my application with local db I am able to access database on my forms but cant getting data on report. I fetched data in datatable then I am setting datatable as datasource for report but I am getting error."Failed to open the connection Details: Database Vendor Code:4060"

Please provide me correct answer as soon as possible.
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I have a program that uses a lot of GPU's of a graphic card. on a desktop it run with 1080 Ti.

I'm looking for a light laptop with a lot of graphic power.

I know it contradicts , but I'm looking for balance . as long as it's not those huge heavy laptops.
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Hey, I am looking for desktop that can run autocad lt 2d. Does anyone have any recommendations on a decent desktop that can run autocad lt smoothly? Any suggestions would be much appreciated.
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I have a user that has a bunch of .tmp files located on her desktop. In the Folder Options, Don't show hidden files, folders, or drives and Hide protected operating system files are checked. What else can I look for? This is on a Windows 7 machine.
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Im buidling an envitroment for 8 call center uses as they often get confused about haveing two desktops so were trying to make it easyer for them.
but even with this simple easy setup they seem to still brake it,

they run a Softphone and RDP. thats it.

Windows 10 Pro

No desktop exprence

Id like to force the phone app to be ontop of the rdp session.
we'd like it also so RDP cant be minimsed with out the title bar, currently its set to auto hide, but they can tab out of it.
Any ideas on this?
Windows reg edit runs
computer/hkey_current_user\software\microsoft\windows NT\currentversion\winlogon\shell

Min.bat
-----------------
mode con: cols=40 lines=10
@echo Please dont close this window.
@echo off
TITLE Please dont close this window.
timeout 10 >nul
start C:\BroadSoft\UC-One\Communicator.exe
timeout 20 >nul
start /wait "C:\" mstsc.exe /public /v:ts06 /f
:choice
set /P c=Y to shutdown, N to reconnect.[Y/N]?
if /I "%c%" EQU "Y" goto :yes
if /I "%c%" EQU "N" goto :no

:no
start /wait "C:\" mstsc.exe /public /v:ts06 /f
set /P c=Y to shutdown, N to reconnect.[Y/N]?
if /I "%c%" EQU "Y" goto :ifyes
if /I "%c%" EQU "N" goto :ifnot

:yes
shutdown -s -t 0
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I am using Lenovo Laptop , Model NO:  G570 , When i click on any options from my desktop, it automatically points to the first file/options/folder etc. I have done the reboot of my OS to Win 7 as well, still the problem Exists.
When i use my chrome and hovering down the web page, its not moving down, Automatically, it comes to the first options of the Web page.
After Multiple Refresh of pressing F5, problem will be solved, After sometime Problem again Restarted.

Someone please help me in this Laptop Problem.
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I cant find any article about remote connection default timeout time is. most of the article keeping pointing to remote desktop service where you can define the timeout time.

does anyone know what is default timeout time is for remote connection time any article out there and also can that be change without remote desktop service ?
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I noticed in my outlook that there are no desktop alerts settings. I am having some issues with it. The incoming emails keep showing up on the desktop more than once and also I want to adjust the transparency and time length to be displayed unfortunately without setting I can not do none of the above.I use Outlook through Microsoft Office 365 with annual updates version 1707(build 8326.2096)
Thank you
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Hello All,

Trying to figure out how to do this... I have alot of VM desktops that run on my esxi 6.5 box that I use for outside sales/etc... I need them to be able to span the VM over both of thier monitors when remoting in... I have made sure that the client has the RDP option to enable use of all monitors but when they connect to their VM it just locks to 1 screen... Any ideas?

Thanks
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Here's what I need...I need the 50,000 foot view of VDI, replicated between two sites.

I want to build a VDI pool using Horizon VIEW on ESX in data center 1.

I then want that VDI pool replicated to a second data center in another city.

I have 500 VMs to replicate and I need to know the best way to do this.

I'll be using ESX hosts and Horizon VIEW.  I need my 500 primary VMs in Houston replicated to Phoenix so if I lose my data center in HOU, I can easily failover to PHX and have my users using the same desktops that use in Houston.

Again, this is the 50,000 foot view.  Like tell me I need ESX, VMware VIEW, this and that and this and that.

In the end, I'd like Mary in Houston to be able to hit her desktop in Phoenix and get the exact same desktop.

I'll have plenty of processors, RAM and solid state storage.  It's the software for the HA site replication I'm having trouble with.

I'm looking at Veeam.

Thanks

Cliff
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I am using windows 10.  Recently, I have lost the ability to cut and paste URL's.  I was originally using a Logitech wireless keyboard mouse combination and it worked perfectly.  All of a sudden...about 2-3 weeks ago it stopped working.  I swapped out the keyboard for a USB Kensington keyboard and still have the same problem.  I am wondering what I should be doing to solve this problem and also why did it happen in the first place.  Copy and paste is one of the most useful keyboard options in the computer world.  Keep in mind that I have tried deleting the keyboard in device manager and then rebooting the PC.  It does not solve the problem.
Does this mean I have to purchase a new keyboard???
Thanks for your assistance,
Capreol
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I have a desktop pc which was brought in which boots only to a black screen with a spinning cursor.  The cursor blinks every so often as if it is loading things or doing something in the background.  There is only on-board graphics, system hardware checks out fine, and booting to safe mode with and without networking yields the same results.

I am able to use the windows shortcut for the projection to get a pop-up but no other windows shortcuts seem to work to interface the operating system or desktop.  I am looking for some ideas here other than a complete reinstall, but looking at reset closely now.

Thomas
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I'm new to VMware Horizon View

how can I shadow a user desktop session via the HTML or client console to provide support? When I log in as admin to the View Desktop Client I only can see other desktops that are not assigned to users and don't see the ones that users use. When I login to the View admin console I can see all desktops, but cant access their console. Where do I make the change to see them all and being able to shadow the user session without kicking them out

Thank you
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Bit of a confusing problem.  I have a user on our network with 2 computers.  Her desktop Windows 10 machine is working fine.  
Her laptop, which was off the network for several months, seems to be logging in with cached credentials?  I can access it remotely, and it can install program and windows updates, but cannot access previously mapped network resources.  The user i.d. is functioning and accessing resources on her other windows 10 machine.

If I login to the network on the laptop with another user i.d. I am able to easily access the shares and map drives.  

And here's another oddity...even on the user that is malfunctioning, I can access and map to shared resources on a second server.  It is only the one server (our PDC) that this one user can't access resources on from this one laptop machine.

I was able to disconnect the laptop from the domain and put it on a workgroup, and then add it back to the domain, but after logging back into the network user i.d., again mapped drive connections failed and I was unable to access network resources ONLY on the one server machine (all other shares on different machines work fine)

Any ideas?
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Hi Experts, we are looking to introduce a remote desktop server , RDS 2016 , this will provide ACT and Office ,
their setup is as follows 1 x server 2008 (will upgrade eventually) ,20 users in house and 5-10 users remoteing in.
Their main applications are ACT on premise and office. They currently have hosted exchange but we will move them to office 365 eventually. Some of the users access from Africa and even a hotspot in Africa.
Just wondering what type of HP rack server I should be looking at, ideal Raid configuration, memory ?
thanks in advance.
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Hi all,

I have a single user (of around 60) who is unable to login to gmail - so username is being entered and the 'Next' button is unresponsive when clicking to enter password. Happens under all profiles on PC.

The only way around the problem is to use a proxy such as CCProxy but I'd rather not.

Any ideas why this is happening?

Checked for malware - clean
running eset - tested by disabling
can access other websites / servers normally

thanks
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