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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File synchronization - what are my options?  I'd like my Word and Excel documents stored online and synchronized with my desktop, accessible with my phone and tablet.
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I think for my io game in javascript, it would help my game object layout if I knew if the game was being played on a phone or desktop.
What is the best way to do this?
Also. . . Clear the canvas for a game loop efficiently? Is Javascript rendering super-fast?
...and then place my game objects appropriately?

Hello, I am running server 2016.
I am trying to map to it, I can’t see it on my network.
I can Remote Desktop to it but I can’t map a drive from it.
I have set the Advanced Sharing settings in Private, Gust or Public, Domain, and All Networks to Turn on network discovery and Turn on File and printer sharing.
What am I missing?
Thank you
A customer brought an Hp all-in-one Model 23-h151 computer that will not see a motherboard or mouse even at boot-up.  would a motherboard reset work?  I have taken a picture of the board as I am confused as to which jumpers to use to do this.
I would like to know is there anyway to add to chrome context menu send to desktop as in IE browser? If so please outline an easy fix for that. Thank you.
Hi, I use Manage Engine Desktop Central to patch servers and pc's. I need to completely disable all Windows updates on my Windows 10 Enterprise Version 1809.  Anyone know how to do this with group policy?
I have to restrict spacebar on my textbox I restrict keyvode 32 using JavaScript and it's working fine on desktop but on mobile devices it doesn't works. Can anyone provide perfect solution for this?
Windows 10 EliteBook does not find second monitor

I have an HDMI cable and got an adapter called:


But, when I plug it into the Samsung monitor, I only see the desktop of the PC displayed on the monitor.

So, I go to the laptop, right-click and select Display Settings.

But it does not detect a second monitor.

What am I missing?

I have a computer that get the blue screen so often, I attached the latest dump file, please can someone help me read it

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Hi experts,

I'm using a Windows 10 Desktop PC.

On my desktop i created a shortcut to

It looks like this on my desktop.

But when I click on it, the url launches in Firefox Web browser.

I have a bunch of other shortcuts to other urls on my desktops and they all launch in Firefox web browser.

How do I change the desktop shortcuts so any desktop url shortcuts I create open with Google Chrome web browser?
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This may be a silly question but I'll feel better asking instead of just doing it.

I have just stood up my first RDS Server and have activated my RDS per user CAL using the RD Licensing Manager. Now when I went to the Deployment Overview and click on Tasks > Edit deployment properties and under RD Licensing I noticed that the Select the Remote Desktop licensing mode the Per User radio button was not checked.

I have done some testing by signing on with some test users and have no issues. Should I check the Per User or does it matter.Per User radio buttonLic Manager
Lenovo desktop diagnostic results. I ran another more comprehensive test later and mixed results.
Also there is an extra HD on this system so can that be utilized

This is my page using the ARIA CSS role=button feature. It is applied to the A tag inside a DIV. I also have regular A tag elements in the DIV that are getting this ARIA feature inherited and I don't want it to affect my regular hyperlinks.

This is the code
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "">
<html xmlns="">
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
<title>Wilderness Club Member Newsletter</title>
<script type="text/javascript" src="//"></script>
      <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="//">
      <script type="text/javascript" src="//"></script>
      <script type="text/javascript" src="//"></script>
      <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="">

<style type="text/css">
body {
   padding-bottom: 25px;
   background-image:    url(newsimg/background.jpg);
    background-size:     cover;                     
    background-repeat:   no-repeat;
    background-position: center center;
	background-attachment: fixed;
h4 {
	padding-left: 5%;

.module .collapse, .module 

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On a Dell 8930 W1064Pro I got a message to flash the bios. URGENT. I downloaded the package and flashed. This left two icons on my computer: "Removed apps.html" and, more problematic, the system file "amifldrv64.sys." Three months ago I also flashed the biosand just the amifldrv64.sys appeared on the desktop. Without too much forethought, I renamed it (I know don't mess with system files), and rebooted and the system went into BSOD loop of restarting. Tried everything to stop it. Went to DOS to try to find the file and rename it and it was gone. I called the local tech I use. They said the only way to recover the machine was to reinstall the OpSys, which, of course, wiped my programs and data. Data was triple backed up, no problem. And whatever the tech did then, he left a "Removed apps.html" list on my desktop.

Now, as I first said, after the "urgent" flash, the same sys file appeared as well as a html list of apps removed (none had been actually removed). It's easy enough to just delete the html file. (I wish I knew why that file, created in a reinstall was back.)  Real problem is the  amifldrv64.sys. Sure, I can set don't show hidden files then add the h attribute to the file and its icon disappears. That's fine of an .ini, but I think leaving a sys file on the desktop is begging for trouble.  

On the Dell forum site there are suggestions that, conflated, come down …
there is probably an explanation for this, i just don't know what
i have a dell desktop that came with a 128gb ssd and have outgrown it
i got a 2tb WD blue ssd and used clonezilla to image it and was successful
however, disk management does not see the drive as 2tb, only as 128gb
it shows 2tb in the bios and diskpart but can't do anything else to extend it since it doesn't see the drive size correctly
device manager sees the WD model number correctly but as a 128gb capacity

What is the best method for setting a desktop background of ANOTHER USER or ALL USERS through script on a non-networked (WorkGroup) Windows 10 workstation? I have the ability to use powershell or command prompt for script execution. The image is a .jpg, and all methods that I found online that involve changing the registry require a .bmp image. I do not have the ability to change the background as agreements forbid modification of the image in any way.
I have dual monitors and the content has always been different on each one.  Today when I connect to our office using Citrix, the main monitor has all the desktop icons and the taskbar icons and now the second monitor has a windows background and the taskbar icons.  The second monitor always had my home computer settings.

I looked in the display settings and if I change the "extend" to only this monitor, one monitor goes blank.

I am fairly positive this is due to a Windows update.

Any suggestions on how to have the second monitor display the home settings like it used to?
Hi Folks,
I am in need of a new bulk email program for a desktop that allows me to customize the Return-Path so that I can designate a different email address as the recipient of bounce emails from what I use in the From email. I have used Email Marketing Director for many years, but now I need something faster, and I am having trouble finding something that allows this specific configuration. Does anyone have any recommendations? I tried Atomic Mail Sender, but it doesn't allow separate email addresses on different domains in the way I need. Thanks!
Decent HP Desktop running sluggish, mostly due to Chrome and Edge.
- HP Desktop 5082vS3 (750-114), 12 GB RAM, 64-bit PC, Windows 10 (OS 17134.523). 1.7 TB storage free, HDD.

I posted essentially the same question recently and got good advice, but wanted to follow up. I've been studying Task Manager for several weeks, and did a quick comparison to work, which runs great. Both have HDD.

So it's definitely Edge and Chrome that are killing the machine, while my government runs great running 2+ times more processes (mostly Chrome, Edge, PL-SQL Developer, SPSS, etc.)

Malwarebytes is running, all green, and runs every day. I also have McAfee running, also all green.

After like two weeks, government PC was at 16% CPU, 74% Memory, and 0% disk,
running 84 Chrome processes and 41 Edge processes. Also has HDD (500 GB).

Home system grinds to a halt
running 34 Chrome processes and 11 Edge processes

But basically after 3-4 days at home and essentially light usage (at night, web surfing, etc.), it grinds to a halt.

I used Epic browser only this week, and it's been hanging in at 60% Memory, 10% CPU, 1% Disk.

With Chrome and Edge running, often CPU spikes to 100%, Memory often get to 90% and Disk often at 100%! So much so that after 3-4 days I'm re-booting.

From last post:

Chrome …
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Dell LogoHi,
I have DELL XPS desktop PC. It was running fine, but when it rebooted today, it gets stuck on DELL LOGO screen and fails to boot Windows 10 OS.
After starting the computer, I tried to press [F12], [F8], [F2] [Del] .. etc, but it gets stuck in the same screen.
Is there a way to boot to BIOS screen at least?
Link below says:  The iCloud Drive Archive folder appears when you turn off iCloud Drive…

How (and why) would this occur? - not done with my knowledge

There  are currently 4 iCloud Drive (Archive) - X [X = 1-4]  files on my hard drive.

Why are the created? How do I prevent these files from being created?

The iCloud Drive Archive folder appears when you turn off iCloud Drive. Instead of just dumping your Documents and Desktop files into your local Documents and Desktop folders, where they could create quite a mess if you already have files there, it puts these in these iCloud Drive Archive folders so you can look in them and figure out what to do with these files orphaned by turning off iCloud Drive.
The ability is needed to scan relatively small 5" wide x 6" high paper tags, at a quick speed.
The ability is needed to scan these documents using a conventional type desktop scanner perhaps with a document feeder.

The issue is that the thickness of these tags is less weight than conventional copy paper, so not only is the issue that they might get jammed
in a conventional copier/scanner but they might even get torn.

What is suggested for situations like this?
Would a very fast hand scanner be an option?
windows 10 pro workstation connect to domain, cannot remote desktop to computer.
1. Remote desktop access to computer is turned on.
2. Removed Webroot antivirus (not antivirus installed)
3. Go to control panel windows defender firewall, there is a yellow bar with, "for your security, some settings are managed by your system administrator."
3. Domain networks is green and connected
4. Private networks is red and not connected
5. Guest or public networks is not connected.

6. I have tried to turn off this through gpedit on my one domain controller and on the local workstation. (Computer Configuration / Administrative Templates / Network / Network connections / Windows Defender Firewall / domain Profile) set Windows Defender Firewall: Protect all network connections to disable.
7. I did gpupdate /force on the DC and then gpupdate on the local computer, (rebooted pc also).
8. I have tried the following command on the local computer, Turning Off Firewall Using Windows Command Prompt admin, "netsh advfirewall set allprofiles state off" restarted computer and in control panel it domain firewall is still grayed out and on.

9. I am at a loss to turn this off and allow remote desktop to access this computer
I have Symantec Encryption Desktop on my computer.  When I login at the PGP screen, it accepts my password or PGP passphrase and begins the startup.  But after a minute of seeing the "Starting Windows" screen with the Windows logo, it seems to get stuck in a loop and reboots the computer, taking me right back to the PGP screen again.  I feel like an update was pushed through recently that is causing this.   How can this be fixed?

I was fiddling with my update setting recently and noticed that a windows component icon was added to my desktop - wushowhide.diagcab. I know it's used to hide updates from installing. I can use settings to do that. Question: 1. should I leave it on my machine? 2. If no, can I simply delete the icon (I can't find any uninstall procedure for it). 3. If I should keep it, where on C: can I move it to get it off my desktop (there is no system tools folder per se, right?) Thanks.

Icon on desktop






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.