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Group Policy to Place Shortcut on All Users Desktops

We're looking at using a GPO to put a shortcut to a company web app on all users' desktops. Different users are on different Windows versions, meaning the location varies: c:\documents and ...
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Desktop system doesn't always hit BIOS [migrated]

I have a desktop system that ran fine for months, but now it doesn't even hit BIOS most of the time. I've replaced a battery on the motherboard (CR2032) and the power supply, and the behavior hasn't ...
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How can I hide the Recycle Bin on Windows Server 2012?

On Windows 8 you can hide the Recycle Bin (and other icons on the desktop) by following Charms bar > Settings > Personalization. But on Server 2012 this returns an empty window with the message "This ...
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Windows remote desktop auto dysconnection due to autologin

I am working with machine that are hosting several PCs running windows 7 pro. I quite often need to connect to these PCs using windows remote desktop. This PCs need to have the autologin feature ON ...
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Will an average PC run a 10 concurrent write intensive request with 50MB daily database server? [closed]

As I am a average programmer who have never been purchasing any hardware myself, I have to choose a computer for a prototype database server that will be used to serve 10 concurrent request per one ...
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Ubuntu Desktop 14 on PowerEdge doesn't boot on RAID

I have a Dell 1U PowerEdge 1950, and for some reason, we cannot install Ubuntu 14.04 64bit Desktop edition on it. I know what you're thinking... why are you installing desktop? I have asked the same ...
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Terminal Services 2003 Require accounts logging in to have a password

I am required to look after a Terminal Services 2003 machine. Occasionally company staff will create a new Active Directory user with no password and grant that user permission to login to the ...
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Windows domain grant desktop access only to some users

I must grant only domain admin members to open a server desktop session. How to limit desktop access to some computers (typically servers) for some groups only?
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Remote Desktop - Client to Client

Hello fellow IT specialists, I have a network set up with one Domain Controller (Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit) which is also my DHCP and DNS and AD server. I have several Windows 7 Professional ...
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Software and hardware upgrade - private documents migration

I am facing a problem, where I need to upgrade bunch of pc's into newer ones. The old pc's are running win xp, while the new ones have win 7 installed on them. I need to make sure, that every ...
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Limit access to local data and applications while accessing the desktop remotely

We need to access client systems (desktops) remotely to do routine troubleshooting activities, however this isn't a very secure method to do as it exposes the local data to support personnel. Also, ...
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Defending PCs against APTs

We are evaluating the security of the PCs used by people with access to high-value company documents. At the moment they are kept patched and run a virus checker, but we are concerned about zero-day ...
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Server for Client/Server Application [closed]

I have developed one Client/Server application. Now I am wondering that if I want to upload that application on a server, then which server will be useful here? And what configuration do I need to ...
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1answer
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How do i reference redirected host drives in a remote desktop session

When I remote desktop into a server, for example, local drives and mapped network drives from my host computer appear as ON . I can access these drives using Windows Explorer, but I also need to ...
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Lync 2010 web app Share desktop not available

We have a Lync 2010 we are attempting to set up Lync meetings with external users however when we get the meeting set up there is no option of "Desktop" under the "Share" menu. I can't find any kind ...
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General local PC design/specs for fast RDB (MySQL) performance?

Are the given PC specifications (below) appropriate for a MySQL database that is to be used for analytical type queries on the given database specifications (also below)? (I understand that both the ...
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Pfsense installation on Desktop Machine [closed]

I am able to install pfsense 2.1 into VirtualBox and Alix device properly. I want to know if it is possible to install pfsense on my desktop mahine directly. I mean desktop machine does not have OS, ...
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Simultaneous Remote Desktop Connections in Windows Server

I would like to remote control the administrator user of my Windows Server 2008 R2 simultaneously from 3 remote computers. To do that, in Group Policy, I disabled "restrict to a single remote desktop ...
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How to completely (all the packages were installed) remove or disable the tasksel desktop environment?

I accidentally installed desktop environment at the debian install. Now I'm trying to remove it but no chance: tasksel remove desktop changed only i to u if tasksel --list-tasks. sudo apt-get remove ...
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Anybody seen this? Reboot loop when entering Audit Mode?

We have a production system in place that requires users to enter Audit Mode a few times during a computer refurbishing process. Most machines we get are in OOBE mode when we get them, and the ...
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Best way to monitor ubuntu desktop machine [duplicate]

I'm trying to find a simple solution to monitor all desktop machines of my network (~ 35 Ubuntu desktop). I do not want to use passive monitoring like Munin or Cacti but with an active agent on the ...
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How do “surveillance” and “nas” class drives relate to “enterprise” and “desktop” [closed]

The manufacturer of a specific NAS I have purchased have a table of supported drives, classified for (in alphabetical order): Desktop Enterprise Nas Surveillance Desktop and enterprise are clear, ...
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Prevent an RD session from being knoced off when another RD Session tries to login

I would like to configure a Microsoft Server 2012 server to not log the current RD admin user out when I try to login to the same server. Only me the Admin and a developer need to access this server ...
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How to differentiate between a Mobile phone IP address to a computer IP address? [closed]

I have a list of IP addresses, and I want to know how to filter mobile / smart phone IPs from the list...any suggestions?
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How to get rid of desktop.ini from a Windows Server 2008 desktop safely?

Useless desktop.ini icon irritates me by being displayed on my Server desktop. I don't want to disable hidden files showing globally but would like to get rid of this particular one and make sure it ...
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Remote Desktop working in LAN, but not over WAN

We have a server with Remote Desktop enabled, but we can only access the server from inside the LAN. Port forwarding on port 3389 is set up on the gateway/modem (Comcast SMCD3G) and canyouseeme.org ...
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Windows Server 2008 No Desktop or Start Button on User Login Server Manager Launches

I'm working at a small company and since I worked tech support about 8 years ago (and have been a Software Engineer for most of the time since then), I'm responsible for all things computer related. ...
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Other ways of implementing Crashplan on a LAMP setup [closed]

I've got a LAMP setup running Ubuntu 12.04 server and I'd like to integrate it with CrashPlan that I use on all my other mac xserves that I'm running. The problem is that it has to run a gui ...
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Server 2008 R2 no networkcenter

We have a problem with our server 2008 R2. When we start up we can't start the network center for the settings. We can't log in with the external Remote Desktop. If we startup in safe mode we can ...
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Completely disable CD/DVD Rom access to all users on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

We are using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Following is output fromuname -a command: Linux trainingmac1 3.2.0-32-generic #51-Ubuntu SMP Wed Sep 26 21:33:09 UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux We are training ...
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2answers
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difference between server and desktop [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the Benefits of Server Hardware? I want to set up a webserver. I would like to buy a hardware for that and i am trying to understand if i should buy a desktop ...
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Disable right click file printing in windows 7?

Is this possible to disable or remove the right click on a file print option? Seems like it should be possible.
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IIS 7 desktop icon cannot be renamed to “IIS Manager”

If I take the IIS manager shortcut on my desktop, which is named "Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager" by default, and rename it to "IIS Manager", it sets the name right back. However, if I ...
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Desktop Provisioning for a Small Linux Software Development Team

Goal: Get a small team using a standard development image rather than 4 software devs setting up their own environments. Why: it takes a day or days to install a distro, build-specific libraries, ...
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Debian 6 (Ruby on Rails + MYSQL)Server Enabling Light Weight GUI [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: GUI tools to administer Linux Box I am new to Linux server, i am currently using debian 6 , as for my knowledge i know gnome,kde stuff for gui's available, but is there ...
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1answer
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Setting Gnome registry (GConf) mandatory settings automatically

TL;DR: Have found some possibilities, but documentation leaves too many questions unanswered for me to deploy them with confidence. I'd like to roll out some mandatory GConf settings across the user ...
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remote window utility viewer for internal networks [closed]

Screensharing applications I am very well familiar with. However they are all a bit too heavy weight for what we are looking for. Want to be able to quickly share a window/application and have that ...
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Manage Desktop Profiles Gnome or XFCE

I just set up a virtual machine for our software developers an now try to create the user accounts facing the following question: Is there any possibility to distribute predefined desktop profiles ...
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IIS vs Remote Desktop for Remote Task Management

I'm researching the best way to set up something like this: I have a client who wants to be able to kick off a data import/processing/export routine remotely -- from home, from his smartphone, ...
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Does System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection require the use of Configuration Manager?

We have a relatively small organization (~15 users), and have used the ForeFront EndPoint Protection 2010 desktop client without the use of central management, like Configuration Manager. Now that ...
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Is there a way to log commands that a user runs in Windows 7?

I manage a large enterprise environment, and while we try to advise users not to, there are inevitably users that need to have local admin access to their machines. The problem is that some of these ...
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ILO/DRAC like device for desktop

Does anyone know if there is some price friendly hardware like HP ILO/Dell DRAC for desktop PC (home server)? I prefer PCI/PCIe form. All I need is access to COM port and remote power cycle. Thanks ...
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Looking for fast cross-platform desktop sharing application [closed]

I'm looking for a simple, cross-platform, fast, and secure way to share the desktop of a local machine with other people. For example, if co-worker working remotely shares their desktop, I'd be able ...
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Good default for XDG_RUNTIME_DIR?

The XDG Base Directory Specification is a very interesting spec for user directories. It also provides good default values, except for XDG_RUNTIME_DIR. Now I am writing a software that needs to ...
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Can't reach remote desktop anymore with RDC

We have a 2 backup machines that we use to manage via Remote Dektop Connection; Suddenly one of them can not be reached anymore by RDC. The other one is still accessible. I can ping the first one, ...
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Migrating Remote Desktop 2008 Users to RD 2008 R2

I have created a new server 2008 R2 remote desktop env and would like to know how to move several users over from old 2008 remote desktop env. Also is it possible to setup group policy for locking ...
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Debian server as a virtual guest?

I have a PC with lots of RAM (16GB) and a fast CPU (core i5). I would like to use this one machine both as a server and a deskop pc. So how about if I do this: I install Ubuntu on it (as GUI desktop) ...
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How to use remote desktop to a proxy server that's using Forefront TMG?

I need to get a proxy server going and I have a VM with Forefront TMG installed on it. Problem is that to access the proxy server (which I can't see, ping or access through the network) is only ...
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Linux : Display a permanent text on the desktop

I am looking for a way to display a permanent text on the desktop (xfce/gnome but if I found a way on another window manager, I catch). I was asked to show a version number on the desktop in a ...
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(Hardware) Machine will not boot - strange situation [closed]

We have a LGA1366 build (about two years old) that would suddenly not turn on about six weeks ago. Power was getting to the motherboard (on-board LED was on) but pressing the power button (whether ...