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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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I am new to Power Bi having done nothing more than play around with the desktop version.  My task is to embed reports into a web page such that data is returned real-time from SQL server.  In some cases this is multi-company, meaning that the same user must be able to access different databases for a given report.  This is proprietary data that should not be published to a public web site.

What Power BI versions / tools do I need to accomplish this?  Does the answer change if we are using Azure SQL database?
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I have an HP Wireless Printer that connects after rebooting my laptop and printer but it then loses connection. My macbook pro and desktop mac cannot find it after it disconnects. I have the same printer in another location and it works just fine.

I have downloaded the HP software: HP Easy Start.  Even that program cannot find the printer most of the time. When it finds it, it appears to connect but then it loses the connection.

HP Laser Jet Pro MFP M426fdw
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Hi Experts -

Microsoft Teams online or web version - when opening, a banner pops up that says "Want an even faster, more collaborative experience?  Download the desktop app."

Is there anyway of turning this banner off for a set of users?

I'm trying to publish this through Citrix - both a local install of teams, and an online version only - I want this to not come up for the online version on.

Thanks!
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Hi

I am looking for advice on the following:

I have an issue within my Citrix VDI environment, that when VDI Desktops not in use are powered off for a pre-longed period of time, they automatically get placed into Maintenance mode. According to a Citrix article there is a DWORD to amend to be able do disable this behviour, which involves changing to a NEGATIVE value. I can't see how this is done as my undserstanding was a DWORD can only accept a 0 upwards:

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DesktopServer\MaxFailedRegistrationsAllowed

DWORD

2

Controls automatic placement of power-managed VMs into maintenance mode following repeated failures to register with a DDC.

If a VM is started-up by the broker service but fails to register after the period defined by the MaxRegistrationDelayMin setting (default 20 minutes), it is shutdown again.

The MaxFailedRegistrationsAllowed value defines the maximum number of times that this start-up, registration failure, shut down cycle is allowed to repeat before a subsequent registration failure causes the VM to be automatically placed into maintenance mode.

 

The default value of 2 means that if the VM fails to register 3 times in succession, it will be automatically placed into maintenance mode.

Setting MaxFailedRegistrationsAllowed to a negative value (0xFFFFFFFF) disables this behavior and prevents VMs from ever being automatically placed into maintenance mode.

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Before I spend the $$, would a small KVM switch (like this one) work with an all-in-one unit desktop (like this one)?

I need to set up a secondary "headless" desktop tower to use as a test box, but am using the above-noted HP all-in-one as my primary desktop, with a second (extended desktop) monitor. I'd like to just use a standard KVM setup to switch back and forth between the primary all-in-one and the test box but am not sure if this might work since my primary desktop will not be able to switch video (as it is "its own" video source).
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I'm looking into allowing users to remote desktop into their office computers, but currently we have both roaming profiles and remote desktop profiles enabled.  I'm wondering what would happen when the user logs into his computer during the day and locks his computer, but doesn't log off.  Then, attempts to connect via rdp to the same computer later on in the day using the same account.  What type of profile would be used in this scenario? Since he logged in locally, I would assume that the roaming profile gets synchronized at login, but if he then chooses to log off in the remote session, does the logoff trigger a sync with the roaming or remote profile?
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I am upgrading our 3 domain controllers from Server 2012R2 to Server 2016.  If one of the DC's is down the desktop computers use one of the other DC's that are online.  What are the proper steps needed to complete this upgrade?
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Speed test shows 80 down, 6 up.  When I VPN it is 19 down, 5 up.  When another computer that is on the same switch as me tests, it shows 13 down 2.6 up.  Why would that unit be so much slower when are both on same switch?

Path is cable modem>router>switch> my computer and other users computer.  My speed is twice as fast on upload.  So, she is crying about her VPN speed, but I have no idea why mine is quicker.

What to look at? We are both Ethernet connected to the switch.  Both are WinPro7 machines, mine is a desktop, her's is a laptop.
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Users logging on to Remote Desktop Services, @ symbol does not work
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Hi

We are going to set up a CAD/CAM lab to run Solidworks Software. I have brought the PCs with the following configuration.
Intel Core i5 8600 - 3.1 GHz
16GB 2x 8GB DDR4 2400MHz
2.5"240GB SSD
NVIDIA Quadro P1000  4 GB GDDR5 - PCIe 3.0 x16 low profile - 4 x Mini DP 4 GB LP GDDR5 PCI Express
VGA\DVI monitors

I think i have to buy (Mini DP) to VGA Adapter to connect the graphics card to the monitor.
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Rankie-DisplayPort-Adapter-1080P-Converter/dp/B00Z08KW8C/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1530694260&sr=8-3&keywords=mini+dp+to+vga

Now ,I have three queries:

1) On the NVIDIA Quadro P1000,i can see the 4 Ports. Is there any particular reason for having 4 ports, rather than having 2 ports, if the desktop needs extended?
http://www.pny.com/nvidia-quadro-p1000

2) Also if i use only one port to connect a VGA monitor, will the 4 GB RAM be used efficiently from the card OR is the 4GB distributed across all the ports?

3) Is this graphics card too much ? and do i need to to buy NVIDIA Quadro P620 2GB GDDR5.

Your suggestion much appreciated
Thanks
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A new client was infected with Cryto virus. The office has 3 winodws server running on vmware and about 10 desktop computers running windows 7 and 10.  As described by them they got infected last week but since they had backup the office manager proceeded to run malwarebytes on all computers, removed the malware and wiped out the a client pc that was infected.  They told me today that the cryptovirus reappeared and and some folders in the server were encrypted but they shut everything down.

Now is my job to make sure I remove the virus. What i'm thinking:
purchased a managed antivirus solution, i'm considering kapersky.
install a real business firewall solution.

My question is this;
will the AV solution really remove the virus and anything that's dormant or i need to wipe our the servers and reinstall?
the windows servers are hosted no vmware 5.5, is there a way for me to scan the "windows servers" before they boot up into windows, something like booting from a USB drive
Besides the obvious of AV, is there anything else i should keep in mind to make sure the virus is gone once for all?

thanks.
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some users OST file is re-downloading again every time he logs in.  we rebuild outlook profile but that didn't help.

we have outlook 2010

we have citrix non persistence desktop and have outlook cache enabled , we cannot change to online mode

we have mailboxes in office 365.
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I am using a win 10 surfacepro. In windows 7 you were able to copy desktop icons from one profile to another. How do you do that in WIN 10? I do not want to make it public where all profiles see it. When I look at desktop under my profile I do not see my desktop icons. Is Win 10 that different?
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Customer is asking for a deskyop w/ ISDN Card, isdn is still popular in Middle East, as there's no VOIP.
Can someone tell me if there's such a desktop computer that still comes out?
Please help.
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Dear All

     I have a computer with below specification, may I ask that can esxi 6.5 or 6.7 compatible with my desktop computer ? I have installed before but seem can not detect my onboard lan card, any idea ?

6.5

Keith
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Self-signed certificate has expired for Server 2012 Remote Desktop services. I tried using Server Manager Remote Desktop Services Deployment Overview -Tasks- Edit Deployment properties - Certificates. I selected Create new certificate for RD Connection Broker. After creating the certificate and applying the change the Status is OK but the level is untrusted. I attempted to add a certificate to the next role service. I tried both options, apply the existing certificate or choose a different certificate. In each case there was an error 20480 The error message was "Could not configure the certificate on one or more servers. Ensure that the servers are available on the network and apply the certificate again." This is a two server deployment, both servers are online.

Remote Desktop services was working till the cert. expired yesterday. I tried to follow instructions here; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yRjoGb6DmcA but the option isn't available now that the new certificate is installed.
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Hi,

I just reset one of our older Lenovo desktop back to factory setting. Only MS office was installed. But all MS updates could not be installed with exception of only a few.

It will show "failure configuring windows updates reverting changes"

Any ideas? thanks
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I have a number of workstation in a Group which use the same Group Policy Object. In the GPO I have a redirection of Folder set for the Desktop (so this applies to all workstations in the GPO). Is it possible to set ONE of the workstations to use a different folder redirect for the Desktop, whilst using all of the other settings in the GPO?
Using MS server 2016.
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If we use shared computer activation for office 2016

is it expected to make that change on the local machine to add anything to the local installation? Or does the activation take place from the user profile standpoint? Would that be saved? Would a user be prompted to log back in after the machine was rebooted.

we are currently using E3 proplus 365 license for users.


 one expert suggested that shared computer activation is not suitable for non persistence desktops?
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My RAID 0 array consisting of 2 X 2 TB WD Caviar Greens has failed! When I dissembled the drives from the desktop and connected them on a PC running a copy of windows both the drives are being shown in diskmanagement, however I am not able to see these volumes. Please help me out, banging my head around this problem for more than 3 days but it still is resilient. I have even tried recovering it using that linux mdadm method but that too doesn’t show the volumes, Is there any way out?
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serial portwant windows 7 custom desktop computer to have a female 9 pin serial port

I dont know the specs of windows7 custom desktop.

What hardware do I buy?

Is there a difference in performance?

Is there premium hardware?

Do I need to buy software

Does serial port attach to motherboard or hard drive or something else?
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I would like to explain this so that everybody can understand me so please bear with me if I get a little lengthy.  Just bought a Lenovo Flex 5, Desktop D5A07LM and have been loading all my programs all day.  Everything worked perfect until I tried to install Microsoft Outlook 2010.  The program loaded okay as far as I know but it wants me to set up an email account before opening up the program.  I had a folded called Outlook Files containing the two email data I have had for many years in the documents folder so I transferred it to the new documents folder.

However, when I filled in all the information called for in the wizard, I kept getting errors and can't get pass the errors.  How can I restore the old emails that are stored in my Outlook folders?  For starters I am attaching two pics that may give a clue. Thanks, Pic 1Pic 2
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i have office 2010 installed in xenapp server, we have shared server , where it is streamed through studio to users who logged in through citrix receiver in their non
persistence desktop , there are some VDI build desktops but very few.

citrix  xenapp are hosted on vmware 5.5

i want to know architecture wise how office 2010 is being shown on users desktops.

like how vdisk is being accessed by citrix server and streamed to users who are in their delivery groups.
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I am configuring folder redirection in a Server 2016 AD environment.  I would like it so that the users have access to other users documents, and items that may be stored on there dekstops. The environment runs a lot of letters and docs that office staff pull and correct daily.  I have setup folder redirection as a GPO and am redirecting both Documents and Desktop folders to a share on our AD server. The redirection seems to be syncing and working just fine, but the permissions is limited to just the users' own folder, disallowing us access from another users machine of those docs?  How can  I get around this and allow other users to pull the docs of fellow users up on there machines to correct issues and view?

All help is greatly appreciated!
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on my desktop my router  has 5ghz but i cant find it in the list of  connections i find the regular one but not 5g,  i can find it in my phone and laptop... i tried rebooting the modem router and desktop..can you help?  thanks   win 10  btw
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Desktops

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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.