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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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Hello experts,
This customers simply does not want to work with windows 10...
its psycologycal ... has no cure...

the hp prodesk g3 is so small has no dvd drive ...
it has a ssd 256 Mb with win 10 ...

the customer has purchased a ssd 1 tera ...

we can replace it but how to install windows here ?
please your advice....
steps to follow if possible.
Regards,
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Does the Gigabyte Z87X-ud3h motherboard support TPM?  If so, how do I enable it? I ran tpm.msc and I got an error. Any assistance would be appreciated.
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Hello Experts,

I m not able to install AceStream player in Linux MATE.

uname -a
Linux MintPressNY 4.10.0-37-generic #41-Ubuntu SMP Fri Oct 6 20:20:37 UTC 2017 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

Not able to find in a google search the way to install AceStream in this desktop version. I had no problems in regular Ubuntu

Thank you
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I am used to typing the first letter or two of a long folder name, then pressing the Tab key. I like tabbing through my options, then pressing Enter when the right one appears.

Can I do this on the Mac terminal?

Thanks
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On a simple office desktop - not worried about high quality graphics / redraw refresh, etc...

The new dell optiplex 3050 has DisplayPort & HDMI connectors.

The monitor has VGA (the 15 pin 3 row blue connector) and DVI (the white connector).

Thoughts on which connector to use at each end?  I would think either at each end is fine for typing word docs, speadsheets,  the occassional funny video on youtube.

I guess it comes down to the ease / cost of the cable to convert from 1 end (DisplayPort or HDMI) to (VGA or DVI).

Thoughts?
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need a script to press ok or enter or any key when this message appear on desktop,is possible?
see capture.1 jpeg
thanx!
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I have a fully updated Windows 10 computer that runs on Windows 8.1.

I have found that it has a Documents folder.

Now I want to add to the Documents folder a new folder titled 'anAddedFolder' so I can populate it.

Experts, please, how do I create the 'anAddedFolder' folder, populate it, and link to it from the desktop?

Gordon
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I am not sure that this is a proper question for this website, i.e. getting experts to recommend a particular product over another, but here goes.

I need to replace my 7 year old Dell XPS computer.  To that end, I have been doing some Internet research as to what to buy.
(Please bear in mind that the new computer  would primarily be used to access the Internet, view email, and balance a checkbook, no gaming.)  Initially I was going to buy another XPS but was disappointed to learn that the machine is getting poor performance and dependability reviews and the customer support for it is said to be horrible.  When I pointed out these reviews to a Dell sales representative, he suggested that I "move up" to one of their Alienware machines.  I told him that if the XPS machines are that bad, then perhaps I should check out another computer vendor. So I looked at the HP Pavillion, but found the same issues with it.  Both of these machines had recent reviews which stated that the purchaser ultimately had to return them and swore the would never buy another product from Dell or HP.

Given that 2 big name computer manufactures have issues with their desktops, I am at a loss as to what to buy.  What would  any of you experts out there buy if you needed to purchase a new home computer?
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Can someone help me understand smart values?

I use crystaldiskinfo (are there better ones that are free?  Better ones that run all the time?)

I just go with the color at the top of the page because I don't understand the values.

If you look at their page:

https://crystalmark.info/software/CrystalDiskInfo/manual-en/SmartInfo.html

current  - that's what it is on this hard drive now, right?
worst - worst value for that drive?

Threshold - higher than that is a problem? And higher, not lower since it's counting numbers of bad things - the more bad things the worse it is?

So if you look at that page above, it should be failing on most all the values?

Read error rate is 253 and threshold is 51?  And worse is 100, lower than the current rate of 253?  error rate of 1 sounds not as bad as error rate of 1000, right?  Errors / read?  Am I backwards?

thanks!
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I require access to different hosted desktops on the same hosted server.

I have created different rdp files and linked to them using the syntax:

Shortcut 1 - mstsc.exe c:\rdp\user1.rdp

Shortcut 2 - mstsc.exe c:\rdp\user2.rdp

But the last user details appear not the correct ones each time.

What am I doing incorrectly?

PCs are Windows 7, patched up to date.
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Hello Friends,

I am getting below error while applying screensaver manually on a machine which is not in domain.
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What is my requirement:
I want to deploy screensaver on non-domain windows 10 computers and I already have a .scr file with me.

What I was trying to do?
1. I tried placing the .scr file in System32 and then tried to change the screensaver from non to mine one and I got the error shown above.
2. I tried Installing the screensaver executable file directly but no luck..

Do you have any Idea, how to fix this?

Thanks
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I posted some of this in MSI forum but no one has taken up the discussion.
Essentially MSI has their own application, MSI Command Center, that gives you information about how your system is running. The question is whether the MSI application is the best test of their hardware. Specifically I am interested in whether the MSI application is the best test of the memory or whether the standard applications like CPU-Z, User Benchmark   is the real world test.

I used  quotes to set off specifics of the hardware since this is essentially a question of which application provides the best indication of memory speed rather than specific hardware or BIOS settings. In theory, the memory could run at 3000 MHz on this motherboard with the right timing.

I realize that overclocking, OC, is essentially a crap shoot so happy that my hardware is working as well as it does. I am confused that there is not a consensus among the applications on what speed my memory is running.


Best Speeds for MSI Command Center - 2800 MHz
Getting this result was quite difficult as most setting would either not boot or would show as  2133 MHz in MSI Command Center & CPU-Z, User Benchmark.
MSI BIOS Try IT (16-18-18-18-38) without XMP: 2800 MHz  according to the MSI Command Center.

Other variations including XMP & auto don't seem to work at all or show as 2133 MHz in MSI Command Center. Prior to upgrading BIOS from A.10 to A.50, the best I was able to accomplish was 2667 MHz in MSI Command Center.
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Hello Experts,

I am not able to logging to the desktop yet I can use the password for an ssh session.
 
I need to boot system and select recovery mode in the grub menu. I can get that option?

Do I need to reinstall the OS?
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Good Afternoon,

We have a 2008 R2 File Server that we are retiring and replacing with a 2012 R2 File Server. We will call the Server 2008 R2 (Server 1) and the 2012 R2 (Server 2).

There is a GPO setup to redirect the Documents, Desktop, and Favorites for each user to the following path. \\Server1\Users\....All users have logged off and I have changed the GPO Path for the Folder Redirection to the new server \\Server2\Users\  I have also manually already copied all the users files from Server1\Users to Server2\Users

However, when a user logs in they get an error they they can't find the \\Server1\Users\username\Documents, Desktop, Favorites path (I shut that server down so I could test). If I look in the event log there is a folder redirection error "Failed to apply policy and redirect folder "Documents" to \\Server1\users\username\My Documents.....redirection options = 0X9001 The following error occurred "Can not create folder \\Server1\users\username\My Documents....Error Details: "The network path was not found" ??

It can't find the path because the server is shut down....However, it is not supposed to be looking in there because it is supposed to be changing the path to \\Server2\users\username\My Documents....Any ideas why this is not applying?
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Hi Experts
I need logon script on active directory environment to clear roaming profile from exe, msi, rar, tmp etc files
and move any file large than 100 mb from user profile desktop, document etc  to local machine  D: drive
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I often have 5 or 6 spreadsheets open and need to access one or more 1Drive directories, all which are represented by shortcuts on my desktop. While I worked efficiently (?) with a browser, Excel, a pdf reader, Word and other programs on the taskbar, the only way to get to the 1Drive\dir\dir shortcuts is to minimize one or more spreadsheets. Is there a way to place a shortcut on the desktop?

I know very little about scripting languages but I suppose you could do something in creating a script which becomes an executable file, but outside my league.
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I'm working on an optiplex 390 desktop with integrated graphics (Intel HD Graphics 2000).  It has VGA and HDMI connectors

Just got an AOC e2470swd monitor. Supposedly gets up to 1920 x 1080.  It has VGA and DVI connectors.

https://www.staples.com/AOC-e2470swd-24-Inch-Class-LED-Monitor-1920x1080-250cd-m2-5ms-20M-1-DCR-VGA-DVI-Wall-Mountable/product_2122178

They are connected via VGA cable.  Going into display properties in win 10, it lists only 2 available resolution sets:
848x480
1366x768 (which it is set for now).

In there, the monitor tab says 'generic nonPNP monitor.

I got drivers from:  http://us.aoc.com/product_feature.php?id=57 but when I point the win 10 machine to the folder, it says I have the best drivers!?

Anyone be able to help me with this?

Do I need to get a DVI to HDMI cable?  Hard to get?
What's the max for VGA connectors?

Any other thoughts?
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I have strange situation with one of my network computers.
Windows 10 Pro OS

I have implemented Folder Redirection Policy and is working fine, just no icons on desktop !! :)
Desktop has background only nothing else.
If I try create file or folder on desktop is showing in redirected folders on network but not on desktop.

I try log-on different user and icons are OK.
I try disable background and enable again and nothing.
If I go to Start Menu and Desktop I can see all files and folders.
Redirection is set for "Enable Offline Files"
I try to Disable Offline Files, restart computer and Enable it again but no success.

I run sfc and did not found any error.

Is anyone get across same problem ?
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I am having certificate issues with my remote desktop/rdweb server.  I will attach several pictures....but here is the general flow.

I have a certificate from godaddy the format is in .crt and .p7b.

I followed the instructions here to export the private key and to get the file in the pkcs/pfx format.
https://www.namecheap.com/support/knowledgebase/article.aspx/9834/69/how-can-i-find-the-private-key-for-my-ssl-certificate

The thing I noticed in the certificate enrollment requests is that it is issued by the server, not by godaddy, I think this is why it is coming up not trusted.

If I go to the personal certificate area that is issued by godaddy, but I do not have the option to export them with the key.

I entered a password and have no issue with importing them, however they all come up as untrusted.

I am not sure if I am downloading them from godaddy in the correct format, or if I am missing a step in getting them into manage certificates in remote desktop.

So I guess the real question I have here is how do I get the godaddy certificate in the pfx format, how and where is the password.

HELP!
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Hi all,

I'm going to go around all of our company PC's this weekend to move all documents from the users desktops, my docs, my pictures, my videos into a mapped drive designated as P but i want to have a batch file i can simply run from a shared location and it does this for me which i can do but i don't know how to make it do it for the current logged in user i.e can i simply use robocopy to copy the c:\users\%username%\documents folder to P and it'll only do the current logged in user ?

Hope this makes sense.

Thanks
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Hi,

I want to run a cmd script whenever Windows 10 starts.

I created the script, created a shortcut to it and moved it to the shell:startup folder.

No problem – after Windows reboot and the default user desktop appears, I see the script being run.

Now the problem. I need to run the script As Administrator (my default user is a member of the Administrator group but it is not enough). So I right click the shortcut, select Properties, then Advanced and checks the “Run as administrator”.

Now, after reboot, the script is not being run at all.

I tried lowering the UAC to the minimum and double checked the security attributes but cannot make it work.

Can you please help?

Any other ideas?
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Hi, I need to control what an ordinary user sees on the start menu of a Windows 2012 RDP server. They only need to use the desktop icons and user applications.

 It is an all in one RDP server that has all the RDP services except the license server.  I created a test domain user that does not have any administrator privileges.  The test user is seeing the full start menu items (I would like to change that) but is unable to perform administrative function (that is very good.)
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Hey Guys,

We have a desktop here with Windows 10, which we use for video editing and video storage (6TB), what do you recommend for a good full backup of the system?
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Dear Sir,

As title, Windows 10 remote desktop fail after enabled PIN login. Am I right?

Please advise.

With regards,
Wataw
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Hi Team,

I have deployed a group policy to trigger screensaver at 10 min and to set the display of at 15 min.

screensaver - User configuration\Policies\Administrative Templates\Control Panel\Personalisation\

Power options - Computer Configuration\Policies\Administrative Templates\System\Power Management\Video and display settings

In laptops, the screen saver triggers at 10 min and the display getting off in another 5min.

But in desktops, the screen saver triggers at 10 min and the display getting off in another 15min.

Checked gpresult on both, and confirmed that the same policy and settings are applying. Any suggestion?

Regards,
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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.