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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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I know very little about websites / web site management.

I used to use FrontPage to publish rudimentary websites and to back them up / copy them onto my PC to back them up.

I need to move a website from 1 server to another.  What's an easy (free) app to use these days? Hopefully graphic / GUI not command line.

I set up an FTP account for the server where the files are now. And know the credentials for the new server.
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Hi guys

As we have multiple offices at our work place, we constantly have users leaving and new ones beginning. We want to keep a floor map of PC names, their locations along with the users.

This is so that when we want to do things like apply updates and they fail to a PC, we can allocate where they physically are and access that machine or even request the user to do the necessary from their end.

Does anybody use any applications to manage this?

Thank you
Yash
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Folks,
I've been here before for this problem that I "hoped" was resolved. My workstation is a stand-alone pc running Windows 10 and 8 gb memory. My Internet connection runs as slow as a dial-up although I have a 40 gb connection with AT&T. At one point I was running fast when accessing the Internet. But now I'm < 6 mbps on download and < 7 mbps on upload. I've checked services that are running, checked my msconfig , ran Malware, Hitman Pro, and Windows Defender more than once.  I have also executed, as administrator:
dism.exe /online /Cleanup-image /restorehealth.
I've deleted temp files, cleaned cache, defragmented the hard drive. My firewall is Windows. I even tried Reimage. No changes on speed. I have heard that there are log files out there I can look at to see what is happening? I am avoiding blowing away this workstation and reinstalling my software after I make a backup and create an image. I need help please
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I am using the latest version of Windows 10 Pro. I want to prevent the circular user picture on the login screen from appearing (reason: it messes up a branded background image I am developing for the login screen). I tried the solutions suggested in the links below, but none of them worked on my PC.
https://www.top-password.com/blog/change-or-remove-user-account-picture-in-windows/
https://www.tenforums.com/customization/85982-remove-user-account-picture.html
The solution using a transparent image for the user picture ends up with the transparent image being displayed as solid black.

Can anyone suggest a way to achieve this ?
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I need help with Google Drive. When I try to listen to a voice recording or recorded calls from my phone they are stored in various extensions. The problem is when I play a video or an audio recording I am not able to do that I get 2 options. Download to my PC which I have not done so or connect with more apps. At this point I would either have a video player for Google or an audio player for Google. But I would have to choose that every single time. Is there a way to make those Google players for audio and video default for what is stored in Google Drive or can I use my VLC player on my pc to do so?

Lastly, I had added 2 extensions from the connect with more apps one is countdown timer and the other is an all in one audio player. But I can not see them anywhere on my Google Drive. Where are they located so that I can use them?

Thank you,
Basem Khawaja, R.Ph.
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Can PuTTy talk to local USB Port on Desktop computer?  If yes, how to configure PuTTy to talk to local USB port?
Attached is picture of terminal connector on TI TDA3x Evaluation Board.  This evaluation board and PC need to exchange data.
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I have several PCs running Windows 7 Pro and I will be upgrading them to Windows 10 Enterprise within the next month or so.  I would also like to upgrade the memory in these PCs.  What would be your recommendation for the amount of memory to have installed on these PCs.  The PCs currently have 4 GB Ram - they are 64-bit OS and the processor is Intel i5-4570 CPU @ 3.20 GHz.  Any input is appreciated.  These PCs are used to run standard business applications (O365) and other business related apps (mostly hosted applications).  Any input is appreciated.  Thank you.
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A client got a win 10 home PC after I told him I could get a PC for him and if he wanted to get it, be sure it comes with Win 10 Pro and to send me pics when at the store (they have sbs server).

So it's an HP small desktop with i5 processor,  12GB RAM, 1TB hard drive.  He.... wants to 'upgrade' to win 10 Pro, which really means wipe the drive and install pro from scratch, right?

Do you see any issues with getting it up and running on Pro? Not sure the exact model, but if it's running from the factory on Win 10 Home, then it'll run Win 10 Pro just as well?

and yeah, that's the process - wipe and install?

gotta buy:

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/p/windows-10-pro/df77x4d43rkt/48DN

no upgrade path.  anything else out there for less than the $200 is scam / VL / something not legit?

How much time would you say that will take? To get it to a win 10 machine ready to get on the SBS network?  1 hour? 2?
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Hello, I have a customer PC which behaves in such an incomprehensible way I had to post it here.

Here's the facts: it's a desktop with Windows 10 and a PCI wifi card.

Wifi used to work, now it suddenly has stopped. It will connect and receive ip and dns through dhcp, but won't even ping the router.

And here, the strange stuff begins: I tried in my office and it worked. Cleaned it up, reset winsock and tcpip, brought it back. Doesn't work.

So I tried with a usb wifi adapter. Same behaviour.

I decided to format and reinstall Windows 10. And here's what totally blew my mind. Now it has the same behaviour in my office too, with the usb wifi adapter (still haven't tried with the pci card). It's a frakking fresh install for criminy's sake!

I honestly don't know what to think.
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EMR App using dbvser9 (App was sunset'd a few years ago, but there are many users still using this EMR software) after a Windows 10 Pro update passed build 1709, the App on the workstation began running very slowly loading the patients chart from the server PC. Microsoft appears to had made it difficult to stop updates.
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  1. Create a Desktop or Taskbar icon for the online version of Microsoft Word 365
  2. Make .doc & .docx file types open Word 365 online

Summary
I have lost Word 2010 Starter (free, ad-based version offered on limited PCs & laptops) when I had to rebuild a PC.  One free option is to use the online version of Word in Office 365.  I am using it now, but all my Word files no longer have a default app.

Being able to open a program via icon or double-click on a file is a time-saver.  I'm not sure how to set this up, though, for the online version of Word or Excel.  Or Outlook, for that matter.

Help!
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I have a Bluetooth speaker that can also be hardwired. When I plug it into my PC, it emits a high pitched sound. But when I use it for my phone via Bluetooth, it sounds fine. What could be causing the high pitched sound when plugged into my PC? Note that my PC doesn't have Bluetooth and that's why I have to plug it in.
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i am having trouble moving files from the ipad to my pc
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office 365 I need users on a pc to only be able to send mail, not receive mail. To be clear, i need users to be able to send mail but not receive incoming and they are all office 365 outlook 2016 users.
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Is there a way I can remotely export the IE 11 and or Chrome history from any given PC to a CSV file? This would be on windows 10 and windows 7
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I need an offline database solution for PC that is easy to use. I've created an Access database and it's causing me more trouble than it's worth. I'm thinking of just using a spreadsheet, but thought I'd pick your brains. Basically, I am totally cool with a spreadsheet of data, but I want to see all the fields on one page at a time. Google forms sound perfect GUI-wise, but I'd also like to be able to search and modify the spreadsheet data within the form (not just submit info). I tried with an Access form but I messed up the relationships or something so now the form is duplicating its own records sometimes and I'm over it. Any ideas for something I can't screw up and stays offline? Either offline or an online solution with the ability to encrypt the data using a key not available to the host organization.
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Questions on Migration of users, user profiles and User application settings:


We have a small CO merging into ours and need the local user accounts from their PC's merged into our AD.
More specificaly wee need the contents AND application settings integrated with their new AD account profile!

Also there is an issue as they run Office 2013 and we run Office 2016! And YES we need their settings, macros etc to migrate!!

It would also be nice with some tool for every day handling, backup and restore, of profiles when we reinstall or replace a PC.
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Note: this is a follow-up to another thread posted yesterday and located here:

        Identify desktop PC ports

Hello,

Yesterday I posted images of the front of my computer and shown below are images of the back. If someone could identify the ports labeled by letters (and numbers), as well as which of them can be replaced individually if faulty, I'd appreciate it.

By the way, the panel near the top (labeled x in the first screenshot) appears to be removable. What type of component is that designed for?

Also, I've always been curious about the multiple different-shaped (but mostly rectangle) openings in the video card (see 3rd image). Do they have some purpose?

Thanks

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Hello,

Can someone help me identify the types of ports shown in the next few screenshots?

I apologize that the images are so blurry but hopefully with the zoomed-in shots each port (with its icon) will be recognizable to a person familiar with the hardware. If possible, I'm also curious to know which, if any, of the ports can be easily replaced if faulty (ie are any of them built into the tower?). The last image is of the side of the tower in case that's helpful. (I'm sure it's obvious that label g is for the DVD drive and needs no comment.)

Thanks a bunch!

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I need to deploy 10 mini PCs in a shop environment (no cooling and lots of dust).
Windows 10 Pro (need connection to domain). connecting to a monitor; USB ports and Ethernet ports required as well.

I will be running a single small application on each computer so basic specs would be fine.
What are your recommendations?

Thanks, your help is much appreciated.
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I have a Huawei P10 lite  that I would like to use through USB for storage (PC W10 64). I have installed the HI SUITE and I have allowed HiSuite to  use HDB , but no matter how i restart and plug in and out , the P10 is not seen.
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We have a number of Windows 7 computers on our domain that get stuck on a "Please wait" screen for hours, and I have isolated it to a hung up GPO that has already been disabled, then deleted. The GPO previously installed, then removed, the Barracuda WSA client.

On one PC I tested this morning, the client was already gone as well as the GPO when I ran "gpresult" but in the System Error Log it still showed it as failed. I have to use Dameware to manually kill msiexec and then the Please Wait goes away, but this keeps happening. Any ideas?
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If I have two identical Windows PC (Windows 10 Pro), is it possible to mirror them over the LAN so that I have one for DR?
The application running on the PC is critical (Payroll app for a bureau ) so it would tend to upset a lot of people if it was out of service for a day or two. I'm looking at the backup and restore options but if I could mirror two PCs it would give me instant DR.
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Greetings,
I want to combine two scripts into one script with a choice between them.
The Scripts are working good.
Enclosing what I have built up to now, what have I done wrong?
It does not really make my choice.

Write-Host "Please enter what you need [1-2]:
1. Change Computer Name
2. Restart Computer"

if ($pc -eq "1") { $pc = Get-ADComputer -Filter * -Property CN | Select-Object CN |
Out-GridView -OutputMode Single -Title 'Select one PC to rename'
$newname = Read-Host 'Please enter your new computer name: '
Rename-Computer -ComputerName $pc.CN -NewName $newname -DomainCredential amal-p\admin -Force -PassThru -Restart }

if ($pc1 -eq "2") { $pc1 = Get-ADComputer -Filter * -Property CN | Select-Object CN |
Out-GridView -OutputMode Single -Title 'Select PC To Reset' | Select -ExpandProperty CN
Restart-Computer -ComputerName $pc1 }
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Hi I have a email Server Exchange 2016 (IP10.10.1.2, Name: VMEX2016) ADServer is: 10.10.1.1 / 10.10.1.3
i would like to connect Outlook to this Exchangeserver from a different NET 10.10.8.x
Old Clients in the 10.10.8.x are working. But when i connect a new PC or new User i get the Answer: "Exchange Server could not found".
Even i use IP Address or Servername.
Ping to the Exchange Server is working. Also mapping drives from the 10.10.1.x net.
Entries in the HOST file are made 10.10.1.2 vmex2016, 10.10.1.1 VMAD2012,
Thank in Advance.
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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.