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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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a friend of mine has thousands of pictures, scattered over his whole pc, and has up to 5 duplicate locations for the pictures in 3 different disk drives

i am looking for a good software to compare picture folders, so i can delete duplicate folders
please only post software you used and like; eventually with the proper settings -  and why you prefer it over others

best is free, but if needed, i'll pay for software with better options
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I'm trying to P to V an old XPmode PC.  All the instructions on the internet seem to reset it to a fresh PC with OOB experience.  I have everything installed on it. I think I just really need a P to V Standalone converter, but old enough to do an XP box.  I can't find any live links on VMWare to get the version I need.

Suggestions?
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I have been upgrading all PCs to Windows 10 and I have encountered 2 that would not upgrade to Windows 10. All the PC are the same make and model. But these two recieve the error on the image attached.
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Using Windows 10 Pro v1901 PC with a Server 2016 Remote Desktop server I am running into a situation where if I have a program installed on my Win 10 Pro PC but not installed on the Server 2016 RDS, the shortcut to that program on the task bar is removed upon login to the 2016 RDS.  When I log back onto my Windows 10 PC later the shortcut is also removed from my PC’s taskbar.

I found a folder in C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\User Pinned\TaskBar which contains all the shortcuts I have pinned but it does not seem to be valid in Windows 10. In fact shortcuts exist in this folder that are not displayed, some of them are from months or years ago.

I tried turning off System Maintenance hoping that was removing the “broken” shortcut and adding a DWORD entry IsBrokenShortcutsTSEnabled with a value of 0 to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\ScheduledDiagnostics\  per https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/2642357/broken-shortcuts-are-deleted-from-the-desktop-in-windows-7   It is intended for Windows 7 but I thought it was worth trying. No luck.

Has anyone noticed a behavior of Win 10 not displaying unavailable program shortcuts? Is there any way to change this behavior.
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I have a device that has an ip address like 192.168.1.xxx that is suddenly conflicting with the same ip address in my environment.  The prevents me from connecting to this device.  When I take the device off site I am able to connect just fine.  When I do an ipconfig on my pc it says that there is a wireless lan adapter that has this ip address.  How can I identify the specific adapter and change it's ip address?

Any help would be much appreciated!
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I have about 20 HP TouchSmart 9300 Elite All-in-One desktops running Windows 10 updated to 1909 in service on my school campus and the touchscreens have started to malfunction. The cursor jumps around while in use or even when nobody is using the computer. We have disabled the touchscreen in the Device Manager and it returns later. Yesterday I actually could use the touchscreen while looking at the device manager that indicated it was disabled.

We have also gone into the registry and followed instructions to disable the touchscreen there. It seemed to work for a while, but I came in this morning and my test pc had touch capabilities again. I am baffled.

The computers are still good computers for my environment and I do not need the touchscreen. If anyone has suggestions as to where/how I could try to permanently disable the touchscreen, I would love to here them!

Thanks
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Hi

Our staff are going to have a board meeting in a room. This meeting room has a Projector, PC Speakers and Webcam.

There will be some directors outside our organisation, who want to join the meeting and they would like to dial into the meeting using Teams in Office 0365 through a Video or Voice.

I have not done this type of set up using Microsoft Teams.

Do I need to log into my Teams account in the PC in the board meeting in a room?
Do I need to provide my email address to join the meeting through Team?
What other details I need to provide for the directors to join the meeting through team.

Please let me know how to achieve this.

Any help  and tutorials much appreciated.

Thanks
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Hi,

Here' the scheme

3 interfaces
Outside
Inside
DMZ (Wifi public access)


Is it possible to configure  VPN  for remote access for a client PC located in the DMZ to the outside interface so it can access a server in the Inside

If so any example ?
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Since several month I can't connect to my customer PC (remote desktop)
Investigating this, I found the following :
My wifi connection says "connected, secured"
The I started VPN and this said "connected"
But after a couple of seconds, the wifi connection says "not connected, secured"
A few seconds later, it says "connected, secured" and then again "not connected etc..."
Then I try VPN and it says it can't find the remote computer
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Hi Guys, i have a mini pc on 16 different locations. Each PC connects to a web address video.domain.xx/location 90% of locations are fine but i have one or two pcs that have poor wifi connection and they will lose connection to web address they are all using Firefox

The locations are in gyms and displaying on TV screens so its not ideal to have it displaying a timeout message,

Is there anything i can do get it to reconnect when decent wifi is restored? or even to notify if pc isnt connected to its associated website
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WDS/MDT - Unable to boot PC using PXE. How do I import the network drivers in to the WDS boot image?

I have used the boot.ini for another PC and it PXE'd but this model of Optiplex is failing to boot over the network - can you help? I presume i need to import the storage and network drivers but I im not sure of the process.
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Hi all
i try to explain our scenario
i have two SITE, SITE "A" and SITE "B" connected in vpn.


On the first SITE "A"
- DOMAIN SERVER MICROSOFT AD "domainRED" with FSMO
- DOMAIN SERVER MICROSOFT AD " domainRED" secondary
- DOMAIN SERVER MICROSOFT AD "domainGREEN" with FSMO

On the second SITE "B"
- DOMAIN SERVER MICROSOFT AD "domainRED" read only domain controller
- DOMAIN SERVER MICROSOFT AD "domainRED" with a second read only domain controller (for redundancy)
- DOMAIN SERVER MICROSOFT AD " domainGREEN" secondary
- ERP SERVER with client server application on "domainGREEN"
- Pc client (about 20) on "domainRED" with client of ERP SERVER

NOTE1
beetwen "domainRED" and "domainGREEN" there is an UNIDIRECTIONAL INTER FOREST TRUST
"domainGREEN" outbound trust on "domainRED"
"domainRED" inbound trust on "domainGREEN"
This configuration is made in order to say :
USER JOHN.domainRED can open ERPFOLDER on ERPSERVER.domainGREEN
and it works


PROBLEM IS:
if we have vpn problem, pc client on SITE "B" failed to open ERP SERVER application on the same SITE
Seems request surf from SITE "B" to SITE "A"!
Seems an authentication problem, but on SITE B we have these 3 server:

- DOMAIN SERVER MICROSOFT AD "domainRED" read only domain controller
- DOMAIN SERVER MICROSOFT AD "domainRED" with a second read only domain controller (for redundancy)
- DOMAIN SERVER MICROSOFT AD " domainGREEN" secondary

just to avoid network request in VPN!
we thought that flow…
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we have a custom web app that's been in place for a few years.  I have a user that rarely access but recently tried to and could not authenticate.  my developer says the AD groups are not being passed when the user logs in.  The user is a domain admin and part of other groups - and has no issue.  He's logged into the app before but it's been maybe a year.  

what could cause the AD groups to not be passed properly to the app?   looking at the group membership via gpresult or  dumpsec shows he's in all the groups he should be.  only issue we've found, so far, is that they are not passed to this one app.  we've tried from several PCs and such.  thanks.
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Hi - I'm a small MSP. What is the least expensive way to upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10
a) for my own company PCs, and
b) for my clients

Many thanks,
Antony
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Hello!
 I have a client that has one PC that cannot Execute an app on a server share w full permissions - no matter who is logged into the PC - admin or otherwise.
 They can OPEN docs, pdfs, mp3, QB files, but not actually execute on the server.  Seems to be just this PC.

Was working AOK - now no good.  Other identical PCs working without issue to same app.  (WFX32) there are several executables in the folder. Diff version of the same app.   EXEs give access is denied.  Help files open OK.  Can write to the folder (new text document) and open, edit and save without issue.  

Security permissions on the folder and even the executable were reset.  There are a lot of permissions flowing through that folder.  - See attached.

These steps failed to fix:
 Removed AV
Removed from domain and re-added
Ran an administrator
Logged in as admin equivalent
Disabled AV on server.

I am leaning toward a PC / group related issue but don't know where.  SBS 2011
  Event viewer PC showing a policy change of some sort.  I'm thinking that's the problem.

Docs open AOK, and executables are denied.
Created new share folder on server local drive w. executable in it.  The PC still cannot execute.  Can read, write, browse ok.

Any advice where I can check to see where running executables on a share is defined / prohibited?

As I don't deal with GPO's often, can you provide specifics?

 Thanks so much!
 -Lorenzo
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We have several Avaya 9611G that are randomly re-registering.
Not at the same time.  And occasionally they will reboot.
This happens to all phones at periodic times during the day.

I can't find a correlation or cause.  I've removed the PC from the chain
and gone direct connect.  I've set a static IP to rule out the DHCP server.
The firmware has been updated.  Problem persists.

The sip server is hosted.  The host has connected a phone to the system
but did not have the same problem.

Our PoE switch, Cisco 300sg, doesn't show any issues with power consumption to the ports.
Only using a third of its total capacity.  Don't see any event issues that correspond to re-registers time stamp.
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Hi Experts,

I was in middle working remotely to my work PC and suddenly it got unresponsive.
I realized thru logmein that the remote PC C drive is 99% full.
Is there any way I can do something remotely in order to get access to that PC.
I can see that PC from another PC on that network, and it list me all files/folders.

Thanks
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Original subnet is 10.010.0/24 and we are out of IP addresses, 10.0.9.0/24 and 10.0.11.0/24 are already allocated. Superscope added using 10.1.10.0/24 and secondary address added to port on router to allow communications.

Now original subnet 10.0.10.x gets identified as unknown network and new subnet shows our domain name

Printers on original subnet stopped working until after PC reboots even for PC’s on same subnet.

DHCP service is on our File/Print server (Windows Server 2012).  Both scopes added to a superscope “folder”.

Unknown reasons why original subnet is showing unknown network or why printers not working.

Are there additional settings that should be configured?  Can we resubnet using 10.0.9.x or 10.0.11.x with different subnet mask and keep the 10.0.9.0/24 and 10.0.11.0/24 operational?
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Hi and thanks for reading.
We have always-on VPN sat up in our Network.
Some users complain that they can only connect to local recourses for a very short time. After that it shows as connected on Win 10 pc, but no traffic can go over until they disconnect and connect again.
If we test by running a continuous ping it stays up. Until we stop ping. and then VPN tunnel close after 5 sec... (but still shows as connected)

During testing, we also found that connecting over hotspot (via iPhone) it works fine.
Also some users repport they have no problems. So ISP is a factor. But strange that as they can connect and that as long as a ping is running the tunnel is up!!

Please help
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I am currently having an issue fixing the start bar search feature on windows 10 pro.
The cause of the issue was that my clients machine crashed and needed to be cloned over to a brand new PC.

After the clone process the search bar has stopped working.

I believe there is a way to fix this using powershell by creating a system image and validating the integrity of the image and reloading the image through powershell.

I have tried restarting cortana.
I have tried re indexing.
I have tried setting windows search to automatic start and restarting the process.
I have tried doing a fix through powershell.

please advise on all working fixes for the issue described.
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Replaced a windows 7 pc which is connected to a Monarch 9825 printer via usb cable, with a windows 10 pc.    When I connect the monarch printer with the usb, windows recognises it but doesnt have drivers for it.   The monarch (now owned by Avery Dennison  website directs me to download a nicelabel driver package.   When I execute the driver package it gets to the stage where it asks to plug in the usb printer but it just hangs and cant find the printer or install the drivers.
Has anybody configure a 9825 successfully on Windows 10?
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Dear All,

       we have recently deployed remote assistant tool in our company, and I found that some computer having issue when tying to remote, I received below error, I have tried to rejoin the affected computer to domain and I could telnet 135 port from source pc to target pc, any other method I could try ? any help would be appreciated


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I am evaluating various neural networks created with CNTK from C++. Some are essentially AlexNet, others are V3-inception.

Everything runs fine on dozens and dozens of PCs. But I have found two PCs on which the same code will crash when attempting to evaluate the AlexNet model -- but the V3-inception model will always work - even on these two 'problem PCs'.

So, I figure it must be something about these 2 PCs -- some prerequisites missing, or something. I have checked the obvious things (like vc_redist… )

Going crazy! What could it be? Any ideas?
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We have an issue whereby the title bar in Outlook blinks consistently for about an hour after the PC has booted. It is only affecting one user (a VIP).
Their PC is up to date with all security and OS updates - Windows 10 1903.
Outlook VersionWe have checked all services and apps running and there is no unusual activity.
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In our school the admin pcs has wireless printers hooked up and people keep sending things to print on them.

Is there any way to stop this???
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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.