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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Write with a desktop mouse on a regular mouse pad, without a special tablet or touchscreen.

I need something intended to be used as a writing pen but does not require a touch screen or special tablet surface to function.
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My AD has 50 OU at least.

I need a command to know how many users and desktop computers exist in each one.

How can I do it?
Dell Vostro 220 Desktop PC.  Windows XP Pro.  Will not boot.  Says:  "windows system32 config file is missing or corrupt, insert the windows xp cd and click r to repair.  OK.  What if I don't have a windows xp pro cd.  What are the steps to fix this problem?  BOOT DISKS?
Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains 9.0 will not start on the server.  GP 9.0 installed on a server and was running properly with two clients computers.  One client computer died.  Installed client on another desktop.  Client Install appears to have been successful.  The client sees the server, the database and accepts "sa" or a user's login. Then the Client has to shut down because its version is not the same as on the server.  The GP_Login Errors.log lists the products that are not the same version.  

MS Dynamics GP Database version 90274 Client version 90114
Advanced Security db ver 90258 client 90114
Cash Flow Mgt db ver 90258 client 90114
Smartlist db ver 90258 client 90114
PO enhancements db ver 90258 client 90114
Report Scheduler db 90258 client 90114
Field Service db ver 90264 client 90114
Excel-based budgeting db ver 90258 client 90114

I can't get the program to open on the server to try and push out client updates.  When I try to run GP or GP Utilities, Distributed Process Manager opens, but it does not have any options to select except "Close."

Also, DPM shows up on the taskbar, but will not maximize.  If I run task manager, I can "switch to" it, but the only option available is "close."  

I have tried running GP or GP Utilities from a remote connection and on the server itself.  The result is always the same.

Currently, do not have access to the other client computer.

I've searched here and on the GP KB for possible fixes.  

I already know…
Scan Snap ix500 by Fujitsu has connectivity problems with Windows 10.  We have found an interim fix by allowing the WIA (Windows Image Acquisition) service to interact with desktop.  Just wondering if there are other implications, especially security, of allowing this access?

exact instructions followed are below:
Solution for connection error for Scansnap ix500 running Windows 10:

1. Control panel, select “Administrative Tools”, open “Services”

2. Find service named “Windows Image Acquisition (WIA)”, right-click on it, select “properties”

3. Go to the “Log On” tab, select “Log on as: Local System Account”, check the “Allow service to interact with desktop” box

4. Click OK, restart.
Interesting situation. Seagate has a firmware update available for one of their newer 7200rpm SAS drives. One small problem. You either have to use Linix or Windows.

I would much prefer to use Windows but then comes yet another problem. Getting a SAS drive to be recognized in a Windows Desktop computer. What would be the best way? A SATA to SAS adapter? A cheap PCIe SAS controller?
Question about rebuilding a dhcp server to place in use. Need to know if I am exporting and important correctly with no down time . Log in 2012 dhcp server click on export save it anywhere on the desktop or share drive . Log into new dhcp server and click import and authorize the new server and have network guy change the dhcp helper to the new dhcp server and shut down the old dhcp server . Please give your opinion
User trying to install One Drive on desktop computer.  Has a message remove old app, but he already did.  Where else should he look to remove an old app?
Make desktop wireless.
I need some basic advice on how to best make a desktop computer work with wifi  It is a Dell OptiPlex 7020.  I assume that the network access for the computer will run faster by installing a wifi card inside the computer as opposed to a USB plug in adapter.  Is this correct?  The computer would be approximately within 20 to 25 feet of the 802.11ac router and the signal needs to work through walls.  I also need to know if the signal quality would be improved by buying a MIMO router.  My current router is Sagemcom brand router provided by the cable company of which I pay $5 a month for.  If I buy a router I am looking to invest in a Linksys brand one.

What brand of wireless wifi card is best.  A brand and part number would best answer this question.  Is their a review site that you can provide me with that lists reviews for 802.11ac wifi cards?
Is there a way to keep desktop icons from changing position? Windows 10 - I arrange  icons on the desktop how I like them. Then the next day when I boot up they are arranged  in different positions/locations.
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I have an ASUS desktop running windows 10 home. The mouse and keyboard don't work when windows boots up. Tested keyboard and mouse on other pc and it worked fine. used every usb port on the problem machine and still nothing. Attempted to use a ps/2 mouse and the same issue is happening. Steps taken:

1. booted into bios, keyboard works. made sure usb ports were enabled
2. rebooted still didn't work.
3. booted into safe mode and they still don't work.
4. attempted system restore but no restore points are available.
5. had to go into command prompt start up and enable ps/2 mouse, disabled and enabled usb ports .
6. booted into safe mode and ps/2 mouse works but still no usb.
7. attempted to update drivers on mouse and keyboard, but says windows was unable to install the driver.
8. Manually downloaded drivers onto flashdrive from other pc and still couldn't install the drivers.

Wired Mouse and Keyboard are both Asus, also tried Wired Dell mouse and keyboard.
Any ideas?
Is there a difference between the Office 2016 desktop applications that are provided as part of Office 365 Home and Office 365 Business premium.

ie.  is there any different features or functionality in Excel, Word or Outlook.

i know that the Enterprise versions give you Office Pro Plus, but for home and business is there a differenc

sir In my office Using Group policy Publishing the Desktop Wall paper.but in my office different Resolutions are available like 4k SCREEN 2K Screen, 1368x768,1280x1024
how can i publish that wallpaper
 I have a DELL Inspiron 3847 desktop computer with Windows 10 Pro running.
 All of a sudden, mouse and keyboard stopped responding. On Device manager, both USB keyboard and Mouse have yellow marks.
 So far, I have tried the following:
 (1) Ran BIOS update and rebooted
 (2) Installed new CHIPSET and rebooted
 (3) Uninstalled USB keyboard and mouse multiple times and rebooted.
 (4) Restored the system to 2/22/2016 when the computer worked fine.
 (5) Instead of DELL mouse and keyboard, I tried different brand and mouse.
Currently I am using remote access program to control this DELL computer as USB keyboard and mouse that are directly connected to the computer do not work.

 Any suggestions?
Device Manager
White lines running horizontal. The screen shot does not capture the lines. I tried a digital camera and it's not very clear either. The areas in the circles were horizontal lines.
Is this a failing monitor or?
When I started typing the question there was scattered white lines or thin white areas running horizontal on the desktop.
Now they are gone. The computer has not been turned off and on, so the issue does not appear to be happening at boot and then after the system or monitor warms up the lines disappear. These lines are never vertical.
Hello Experts,

I am using Windows 10 LTSB 64bit. I made some customizations to the Start menu and removed several unnecessary folders. Every time the system does a Windows update, an empty folder named "Windows Administrative Tools" shows up randomly on the Desktop. I delete it and do another update and it comes back. It's driving me crazy. Any thoughts on this?
Mouse and keyboard no longer function

I have been using a Logitech mouse and key board fro about a year on my Gateway desktop PC .
All of a sudden it does not allow me to get to the Windows 10 password screen and then  on to my desktop.
I then removed the USB unity plugin device and connected a wired keyboard and wired mouse and started the PC .
It also would not allow me to go to the screen where I enter my password to bring up my desktop screen.

Nothing seems to work. I think I may have lost the keyboard and mouse drivers from my PC.
It may be that someone has entered my PC from the Cox cable network and corrupted these files.

I know all my data is still there but I have no way to get to it.

Any suggestion would be appreciated.

We have some people who connect to our local domain which is run on SBS2011.
They all run win 7 Pro 64 bit.
They use redirected folders to connect their desktops, their "My Documents", and their Favorites.
A few of the users lose their desktop icons periodically.
The connection still seems to be in place to the server because their desktop background does not change when this happens and also, they do not get a warning message telling them anything.
This does not happen to everyone, but it does happen to some.
To restore the icons they have to log off and then log back on, or they reboot etc.
best free desktop support tool. I see LogMeIn is now a paid subscription. What would you recommend I now use to remote into another users laptop to fix his issues? I do not want a paid one.
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I'm using Windows 10. I have my desktop situated specifically like this - the right two thirds of my desktop is taken up by my web browser (Opera), and the final third on the left is taken up by Outlook 2016. I've arranged them precisely where I want them to be on my desktop. However, when I close a window and reopen it, it's off by a few pixels compared to where it was when I closed the window.

This wasn't a problem in Windows 7. I could close and open the programs as much as I wanted and they'd always reopen in the same spot I left them in when they were closed. I'd really like this to stop happening, as I have to readjust the windows every morning when I log into my machine at work. Is there any way to keep Windows 10 from slightly adjusting the locations of the programs when they re-open?
I am doing in clean install on a new hard drive, as long the computer is in bios everything is ok but as soon windows starts loading window does not detect the mouse and keyboard.

Windows 7
Does anyone know the industry standard of what is considered an acceptable time for a desktop to completely load after entering in your passwords. Are there any articles that provide a chart or something?

I have been researching unsuccessfully to find such information.
Very suspicious Windows Defender Scan.

I sent my Lenovo Desktop in for repair to Lenovo's Depot in Louisville, KY via FedEx.
I shipped it from Gunnison, CO on Tuesday, January 30th.
It was received in Louisville, KY on Friday, February 2nd stating it was on the vehicle for delivery.
It was received by Lenovo on Monday, February 5th.

This is were it gets strange. I received my computer back from Lenovo Monday, February 12th. Last night I was reviewing a Windows Defender scan and see it had quarantined Trojan:Win32/Fuerboos.B!cl 3 times on February 2nd. My computer should have been in a box with no electricity. How would Windows Defender be able to run a scan? The same Trojan was detected and quarantined on February 12th the day I reconnected it in my office.

WD Security Scan
Does anyone have any explanation for this?
Have a computer where some of the desktop icons are really big and some are small.  Not sure how the user did this.  Any way to fix it?  See screenshot.
We just purchased several desktops with Windows 10 Pro.   I can't get them connected to the domain.  What's the trick in getting them connected to the SBS Server 2011 Standard?






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.