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A personal computer is a general-purpose computer whose size, capabilities and price make it useful for individuals, and is intended to be operated directly by an end-user with no intervening computer time-sharing models that allowed systems to be used by many people, usually at the same time. Personal computers may be connected to a local area network (LAN), either by a cable or a wireless connection, and through that to the Internet. A personal computer may be a laptop computer or a desktop computer running an operating system such as Windows, Linux or Macintosh OS.

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Hello,
I tried finding a solution for this online, with no success. Hoping someone here might have an idea on how to solve this.

I have a bunch of shared folders on a Server where I need to update excel file and move it between sub-folders.
Before we started using actual Server instead of just shared folder on Windows PC, we had no issue like this:

Main folder "Supplier A" has following sub-folders: "Received", Due Apr 22", "Due Apr 25", "Due Apr 30" and so on.
I used to be able to go to "Supplier A" and search for file name....in search results, I would open excel file, make notes, SAVE, and then cut/paste into "Received" folder.

Now that we started using Server, once I open file from Search Results and modify it, that file disappears from Search List after I save it, and after about 30 seconds it shows up again.
This is pretty random though....happens maybe 60% of the time.
Waiting for the file to re-appear is quite annoying.

Folders/Files ARE indexed for Search.
Any ideas if this can be fixed?
Thanks!
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I would like to know how to prevent my word document from keep shifting location on my desktop every time I access it it moves to a different location location. Why does that happen and how do I fix this permanently?
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We have remote users that use Skype for Business 2016 client for phone calls, IM, and Skype meetings.
We have on premise Skype for Business Server 2015.
We have more complaints about dropped calls or meetings recently and trying to troubleshoot.
Should I be looking at the tracing folder on the client PC, or should I be looking at the server?
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Since I want to build tool similar to this link: https://github.com/Genymobile/scrcpy

I have followed https://github.com/quamotion/madb SharpAdbClient is a .NET library that allows .NET applications to communicate with Android devices. It provides a .NET implementation of the adb protocol, giving more flexibility to the developer than launching an adb.exe process and parsing the console output.

I don't know it is possible or not to stream android screen to PC by using this library or not? Or any suggestion. Thank in advance!
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I have over 1500 PCs, a mixture of WIn 7 and 10.
Using Server 2012 R2
Looking  for a way how I can prevent users from being able to save to their desktops.

I have done the below already -
User Configuration \ Policies \ Administrative Templates \ Windows Components \ File Explorer
"Hide these specified drives in My Computer" and "Prevent access to drives from My Computer"

but I find that users are still able to save or right click on the desktop and select new
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I am trying to mount an image on windows 10 Version 1803 (x64), but I keep getting the error "you do not have permission to mount the file iso"
It doesn't matter which account I log on to the PC with, the error is the same.
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Over the past couple of weeks I've noticed Windows 7, on my main desk top PC, has updated nearly every day the result is very slow boot times
Knowing I will be shortly need to use laptop, also running Win 7, I would like to know why these updates are coursing 6 -7 minute boot time before updating the laptop

with End of Life announced, Microsoft's answer is to update the hardware

Currently the IT I have dose what I need it to do
I'm unclear if upgrading to win 10 this kit will still work  For instance the PC has TV capture card I've not as yet investigated if Win 10 drivers exists for this nor the Motherboard
Not to mention MS office and other non MS software

When MS was pushing free upgrades from 7 to 10 I didn't do it having heard and helped others whom did sort there problems now it's no longer free I'm less inclined

My thinking is when this IT fails upgrade to Win 10 then of course after Jan next I'll be at risk of running an operating system that doesn't get security patches
 
In the mean time how do I work out why the updates are causing slow boot times and how to prevent this n the Laptop
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We have as part of our group policy a setting to insert certain shortcuts onto everyone's desktop. If a user logs into 1 pc they get the icons. If they login to a second pc they get a second set  of the same icons. This will continue for every pc they login to. The issue is that as we use OneDrive to keep and sync our Desktop files and folders, each pc will get multiple copies of the same icons.

Eg
Internet
Internet (1)
Internet (2)

etc..

Can you please tell me how we can prevent this from happening?
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Unable to remote RDP from a PC outside of the LAN and AD domain. The server is Server 2019, I installed Exchange 2019 on it and after that I lost the ability to remote to it from a remote computer. I get the login screen after entering the password I receive the attached error. I can't find any errors in the logs on either machine. I captured data packets on the initiating machine and it look like the connection gets reset after a TLS negotiation.
JPG of error.
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Error MessageNew Client is having import issues with Quickbooks 2019,   Windows 7-64bit all patches applied

she also has QB 2017 on the Same PC

When she tries to download Transactions it wants to put it into 2017 not 2019

So I go to Manually download the Transactions but QB says that I do not have a Valid Browser

I upgrade all Browser but still get the message.....I was on the phone with QB Tech support for over an Hour and well.....I might as well be talking to my Dog.

The message is attached....I ran updates on QB 2019 and all patches on the PC but still get the same message...

How do I repair without loosing another few hours talking to dogs??????

The Dog Whisperer
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Custom desktop PC not starting.

For the last six weeks it would take 4-5 presses of the power button to get it going.

Now, its not starting at all.  Green light comes on ASUS Mobo - that is all.

I tried a different PSU - same.

Am I missing something here?
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Disable USB port for few PCs using existing Group Policy ( group policy using registry key value 3 to disable USB port)

Problem when I am applying the policy to the new OU under computers it's not getting applied?
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I had this question after viewing Word 2016 - GPO cut, copy and paste settings.

Windows 10-Office 2016
We are trying to find the registry setting for "Style area pane width in Draft and Outline Views" in Word2016
This option is in File>Options>Advanced>Display

Is there a document that lists all of the options and where they are stored?  We are trying to image 100 PCs and would rather not have to touch each one!

Thank you.
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I acquired a new computer as my current one is beginning to show signs of aging.  Both the new and the old are running Win7 Pro.

My problem is transferring all my PROGRAMS to the new PC.  Stuff like MS Office is easy since I have the distribution media,  However there are a bunch of programs for which I dont have a source.

QUESTION: Does anyone know how to transfer PROGRAMS and applications so I dont have to re install them?
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I have a user whose computer all of a sudden has both IE and Chrome blinking every time they use the program

You will be in chrome (Mostly Used) and the Screen Skin surrounding the program begins blinking like there is some sort of script or malware running in the Back Ground

I have Scanned the PC for that and found nothing, I deleted all Extensions rebooted computer and still flashes different colors like the color scheme is changing on it's own

How can I stop this????

Reset Chrome to default.....Uninstalled Deleted Chrome folders Rebooted then reinstalled fresh.....Still does the same thing??????

Cjoego
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I have one workstation in one organization experiencing an issue with opening documents on a mapped network drive. The user opens word and then selects File > Open to view the mapped network drives. However, the mapped network drives are not listed. I can save locally to the PC, I can save to any device under Network locations but the mapped network drives are not there. I opened Excel, Office and PowerPoint and attempted the same File > Open and I have access to the mapped drives in those applications so it appears to only affect Word. I logged into the workstation with another user profile and replicated the issue in Word so it doesn't appear to be a user profile issue. About 15 minutes after I investigated the issue, the user reported that she rebooted the workstation and now has access to the mapped drives in Word when she selects File > Open. The issue appears to be intermittent and fixed (sometimes) by a reboot.
The user is working on a new Windows 10 machine that was deployed about a week ago. The user said she did not have the issue with her old Windows 7 machine.
This sounds like a possible permissions issue but I don't understand why if it's a permissions issue if it is only happening intermittently?

Added info from the user: Yesterday the issue happened the first time after a 30 minute period of inactivity but I had my Word document left open when I was away from the computer.  Today it happened fairly soon after I opened the document I was working on and I …
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Hi,

I have been using an application every now and then called TeamViewer over the year to connect from home with my Windows 10 PC at work.

Until recently, the free version of TeamViewer worked fine.

In the last few weeks I have been using TeamViewer to connect more with PCs at work.

There are around 3 different Windows 10 PCs at work that I connect to from home using TeamViewer.

A message appears now when trying to connect with TeamViewer which says "Commercial use suspected".

After a while the TeamViewer times out for a few minutes.

Is there a way of having one license work for connecting to 3 different Windows 10 PCs.

Thanks,
Robbie
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I am looking for a way how I can transfer an MS-Office license from one PC to another.
For example, a user gets a new laptop, I'd like to be able to transfer the license from the old laptop to the new one
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I work for a charity and I want to put up a PC screen that will display four different websites one after another in a rolling presentation. I have been donated an IMB Fire stick (Windows 10) which I can connect directly to an HDMI socket.

Does any one know of a free/cheap program that will allow me to do such a thing?
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Does the Chrome executable file change any permissions on an object when it is launched? If so, can it depend on the type of OS the user is using or if the user is admin on the PC?
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I have an HP EliteDesk desktop running Win 10 Pro 1709. It's domain-joined.

We have a user who RDP's to this machine from offsite via a Pule Secure VPN client. He reported the other day that the desktop couldn't be accessed even though it's mean to be locked up in the server room and switched on at all times. I noticed the PC appeared to be off when I was onsite. Event Viewer displayed the following  error, which coincided with when he reported RDP issues with the PC:

The process C:\Windows\System32\RuntimeBroker.exe (SD8DMLBZ0021) has initiated the power off of computer SD8DMLBZ0021 on behalf of user SSAU\208337 for the following reason: Other (Unplanned)
 Reason Code: 0x0
 Shutdown Type: power off
 Comment:


This is followed by:

User Logoff Notification for Customer Experience Improvement Program

Which is followed by:

The system time has changed to ?2019?-?03?-?19T05:37:13.763870800Z from ?2019?-?03?-?19T05:37:13.763879000Z.

Change Reason: An application or system component changed the time.

Then:

The system is entering sleep.

Sleep Reason: Application API


We have a GPO that's supposed to disable sleep mode for this and another identical desktop which hasn't had the same issue reported.

Is anyone able to advise if they've experienced a similar issue?

Cheers
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Java on Windows

How do I configure jre in a Windows environment to carry forward the Java properties files (java.policy, java.secuity, the exception list) when I upgrade Java?

My old Java directory was: C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre1.8.0_71\lib\security
My new Java directory is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre1.8.0_161\lib\security

Is there an upgrade flag or setting that does this automatically.   For one PC its manageable but for many its a problem.
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IE, Chrome and Edge there is a blank bar that increases in height after a while. The way to band-aid this is to decrease the resolution on the computer and increase. Once done they appear normal and it only effects these apps. As you can see from the picture attached the user is pointing at the blank bar and little by little it gets higher and higher. User is running a fully patched brand new windows 10 pro machine.
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I have certain users that can not open Edge.
We use Lenovo products M73, M93p, M910q, and new ones P330 tiny
M73 works but none of the newer ones do; is it possible that it can be PC specific?

Has anyone heard of this problem?

Any other fixes, other than the ones on the web already, none of which work.
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Between 12 midnight and 12:30 any PC on my network with Outlook (365/2019) will experience as series of Outlook Event ID 26
Connection to Microsoft Exchange has been lost. Outlook will restore the connection when possible.
Connection to Microsoft Exchange has been restored.

Typically about 4 of each happen in a half hour window.

I turned on Outlook logging and my events then showed up as Event ID’s 19 and

Rpc call (Unknown) on transport (ncacn_http) to server (east.exch030.serverdata.net) failed with error code (6be) after waiting (0) ms; eeInfo (Block (0), Error = 6be, Version = 1, GeneratingComponent = 2, DetectionLocation = 6ae, Flags = 0, Params = 1, [Param (0) Type = eeptLongVal, Value = 1], Block (1), Error = c0021009, Version = 1, GeneratingComponent = 2, DetectionLocation = 6b8, Flags = 0, Params = 0, Block (2), Error = c0021009, Version = 1, GeneratingComponent = d, DetectionLocation = 579, Flags = 0, Params = 0).

Connection to Microsoft Exchange has been lost. Outlook will restore the connection when possible.

Rpc call (EcDoConnectEx) on transport (ncacn_http) to server (east.exch030.serverdata.net) failed with error code (6bf) after waiting (148437) ms; eeInfo (Block (0), Error = 6bf, Version = 1, GeneratingComponent = 2, DetectionLocation = 6ae, Flags = 0, Params = 1, [Param (0) Type = eeptLongVal, Value = 0], Block (1), Error = c0021009, Version = 1, GeneratingComponent = 2, DetectionLocation = 5b8, Flags = 0, Params = 0, Block (2),
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PC

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A personal computer is a general-purpose computer whose size, capabilities and price make it useful for individuals, and is intended to be operated directly by an end-user with no intervening computer time-sharing models that allowed systems to be used by many people, usually at the same time. Personal computers may be connected to a local area network (LAN), either by a cable or a wireless connection, and through that to the Internet. A personal computer may be a laptop computer or a desktop computer running an operating system such as Windows, Linux or Macintosh OS.