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Software for deploying images to PC desktops in a small to medium enterprise [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Automatically Configure New Computers A few colleagues of mine are currently manually configuring and maintaining about 40 desktop computers (Windows 7) on our floor. ...
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How to find an HP desktop/workstation with PCIe power and room for double-high card

I am searching for an HP desktop or workstation with an Intel i5 or i7 processor that would support a "large" graphics card like an ATI Radeon 6850, which has two PCIe power inlets and which takes up ...
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View Desktop of all currently logged in Users on Windows Server

Were running Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise in a small research project at home. We need multiple users running Software in the background. For Monitoring purposes I'd like to have the ability to ...
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HP Compaq 8200 Elite SFF won't boot from USB drive

Can't get an HP 8200 Elite Small Form Factor to boot from USB. It's done so in the past & the USB boot drive works in a different machine (HP 8440p laptop). Have tried upgrading BIOS (from 2.09 ...
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Virtual Desktops : 8 am when everyone comes in

I'm learning about virtual desktops and I was wondering; suppose you have 1500 people in your company, almost all using virtual desktops, and they would have to start up their computers all at the ...
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How to Change Intel OEM Bios Information (e.g. Serial Number, Manufacturer?)

We purchase some of our systems (desktops mainly) through a small third-party OEM. They don't include serial number, manufacturer info., etc. in the BIOS however and this makes it difficult for ...
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Linux equivalent of OS X “Launchd”, with respect to use by non-root users?

Is there a good way for non-root users to start "managed" processes? In this case, I am using managed" to describe a process that starts up when the user logs in, is monitored by some sort of ...
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Can not see drive in Remote Desktop Connection

I did an upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 7. Since I did that I can not see my drive. Of course I set the local ressources settings and the remote settings. The operating system on my server is ...
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Newbie to ESXi, Can I run my VM on a laptop with ESXi and get to VM desktops?

Looking for a solution to use a hypervisor that allows access to the VMs that are running on itself. Basically, I would like to setup a laptop that can run 10 to 15 VMs that are already built, but to ...
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Are there any Linux Server to Linux Client XenApp equivalents available?

I am a college student with a predominantly business background looking into a business concept, which centers around remote access of Linux applications. I have experience with Citrix XenApp through ...
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Oracle SGD 4.61.915 not closing Windows 2003 application sessions

I'm using a Windows 2003 Application Server and I have followed this article: http://download.oracle.com/docs/cd/E19351-01/821-1926/z40000df1311155.html#bbjiefec but still.. when i close a application ...
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How to find out the currently active linux virtual terminal while connected via ssh?

The situation is as follows. I have a multiuser desktop machine with Debian Linux 6.0 and an ATI videocard with one monitor connected. I have root access to it. There can be several KDE sessions ...
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Automating windows desktop deployment

I’d like to prefix this question by mentioning that I’m a Linux administrator, so managing a network of Windows desktops isn’t really my forte; however I’ve been tasked with upgrading a network of ...
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How to access shared hosting database with Java desktop application

I am new to this forum and I was looking for a solution for one of my questions. I have developed a Java desktop application. I have a database in a shared php hosting server. Is there any possible ...
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How Do I Move Remote Desktop User Profiles To Another Volume?

I am new to Windows Server 2008 and Remote Desktops, and have a handful of users (5) accessing a suite of applications by way of Remote Desktop sessions. The server is set up with a RAID 5 drive that ...
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Can my employer watch my remote desktop session? [closed]

I have a vps that I would like to connect to from work using remote desktop, is it possible for my employer to see my rdp session? What exactly does my employer see/know in regard to my rdp connection ...
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Searching For a Desktop Security Software to harden Windows machines, anybody?

I'm a network administrator of a small/medium network. I'm looking for a software (Free or Not) which can harden Windows Computers (XP And Win7) for the propose of hardening standalone desktop ...
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Terminal Service vs Desktop

I am having a project to work out the cost that my company will have if we are moving away from using Terminal Services, and start to use a normal desktop for every user. I have 3 Windows Server 2008 ...
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How to use Remote Desktop for administration when a policy is set to start a program automatically?

On a Windows 2008 R2 server with the Remote Desktop Services role installed, I have used a local group policy to start a program automatically. How do I log into the console session to manage the ...
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Corporate Windows Domain: How to restrict selection of Wallpapers

All my users workstations are part of our corporate domain. Currently we have a group policy that forces the company wallpaper through to all workstations. This is working fine. However, we have a ...
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Remote desktop license error when connecting to a W2K8

I'm having a problem with 1 user who can not connect to any W2K8 servers (cliet OS is Windows Vista). He keeps getting the error bellow: "The remote computer disconnected the session due to an error ...
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On RHEL 6 or Fedora 14 is it possible to share or take over a graphical session without interrupting processes?

What I'm trying to do is come up with a way for a user to take over another users local session on a linux box. For example userA logs into a RHEL desktop and starts a process that lasts several ...
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How do I protect or restore a desktop setup in a grade school environment using Windows XP PCs?

I am providing IT support for a grade school which has a computer lab equipped with PCs running Windows XP Professional. Often after class, we find the desktops messed up. For example, the browser's ...
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running desktop in ec2

I am wondering if anyone has successfully ran any virtual windows7(or vista) OS's on their linux ec2 instance. We're getting a high memory large instance and I have one user who wants to run a .net ...
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what would be the ideal remote desktop support software [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I want to take over PC's in my Active directory Domain : windows 2003 Workstations : windows 7 & few XP Any highly recommended remote desktop support softwares, ...
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Mac/Linux for system administration tasks

I've been using GNU/Linux for my daily life and my work for the last 8 years. A couple days ago, my desktop computer died. I thought about the possibility of making a change and getting a Mac. Is any ...
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Clean installation of RHEL 5.5 claims package “desktops” is missing

I'm a student worker in the CS department of my university, so please forgive me for any unprofessional descriptions. Simplified explanations are appreciated. I recently replaced some bad graphics ...
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Mounting Samba shares from Ubuntu server to the Desktop

I need to mount two Samba shares from my Ubuntu Server to my Desktop they are: [shared] path = /media/share read only = no guest ok = yes [www] path = /var/www read only = no I made two ...
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Windows Server 2008 Remote Desktop issue

I'm having a strange situation. I have a LAN where I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 server and a few other machines (Win 7, Vista). I have configured port forwarding on my router to forward port 4444 ...
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Difference between server-grade RAM and desktop-grade RAM?

What's the difference between server-grade RAM and desktop-grade RAM?
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Dying Dell PowerEdge 1800 graphics card - any solution?

I'm having a bit of problem... at the children's hospital where I work (Beit Cure Hospital in Blantyre, Malawi), we're using a 4 year old Dell PowerEdge 1800 tower server. About two years ago, we ...
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Secure Ubuntu Desktop for Php Developer

I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu Desktop 10.4. I would like to keep the system completely secure so that it's not vulnerable to any sorts of hacks, attacks, viruses, malware etc. All i want to ...
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Restore Windows from local system image

Back in the day (late 90s) I worked with a school who partitioned their desktop systems into two drives, the main Windows drive and a secondary hidden drive which held a system image for easy restore ...
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fedora 13 cannot enable desktop effect on thinkpad nvidia card?

according to fedora 13 release notes, fedora should support desktop effect out of box with nvidia card. my laptop is thinkpad t61 w/ nvidia 140m. but i still cannot enable the desktop effect even with ...
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How to set up rotating wallpapers through GPO

So, my guestion is "easy" in nature, not so easy in solution... my boss came up with a brilliant idea of having wallpapers changed every 30 minutes or 1 hour or something. In short, he wants active ...
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Running Remote Desktop over port 443

I have a server hosted behind a bunch of firewalls, and it is accessible to me only on ports 80 and 443. The hosting company is pretty sluggish wrt support, so I would like a way to get a remote ...
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Computer 'Wheel-Locks' concept

Here is the issue. At times we need to physically locate a PC. However the users tend to dismiss a pop-up notification. Additionally the PC may not be signed into and then the pop up will not ...
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Can SQL server and WSUS co-exist on same server?

Pardon me if this is a stupid question, but after reading responses from my previous question I'm looking into implementing WSUS on my network. The box I would likely implement it on runs a ...
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Disaster Recovery - using Double-Take for live replication to DR on a developer's client machine with Visual Studio running

Our Systems team is implementing Double Take on client machines for live replication to DR servers. Developer's desktops typically have multiple instances of Visual Studio open at all times which ...
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One localhost on two PCs

Today I got an idea, that testing my web apps on two different PCs would be even better if they both are near and if I could use my own localhost instead of hosting. i.e.: 1. My ASUS laptop runs ...
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Benefits of all-in-one

A large organization(1500+ users, with 5 locations) is planning to refresh desktop hardware. Is there any benefits going with an all-in-one desktop where the screen, CPU, disk drive, CD/DVD are in ...
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Would you buy a dell desktop PC? [closed]

Would you buy a Dell desktop, such as the Vostro 320? Why? Why not?
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Virtualized Desktops

We have a small office of 7 people total with 1 linux server running as our fileserver as well as our samba DC Am wondering if its feasible to upgrade our server and virtualize the desktops. The ...
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Remote desktop to a computer not on the network

I have a secure laptop that, for various reasons, is not allowed to be connected to a network. I need to remotely control that laptop from a desktop computer and be able to send files to it. The two ...
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How to disable CD-ROM and USB for normal users in Linux?

How can access to CD-ROM and USB be disabled for normal users in Linux? As a part of security policy we need to disable CD-ROM and USB access for normal users. Only root users should have the access. ...
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Windows Desktop Randomly Switches Resolution

Once per log in a specific account, Windows XP is switching to 800x600 and 8 (looks like) bit color. It then after a few seconds switches back to the regular settings. This, so far, has only ...
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How to activate the Virtual Desktop feature on Fortigate 100A?

We did recently update the firmware on our Fortigate 100A box and after the upgrade we tried to use the "Virtual Desktop" feature. (This isn't a new firmware feature) We can't find a way to activate ...
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How do I make wallpaper fit both monitors in dual monitor setup?

I am deploying some custom corporate wallpaper as part of a Windows 7 rollout. Some people will be using dual monitors, and the additional monitors may be either 4:3 or widescreen. I want to use the ...
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CPU for desktop/server

Which is the difference between a server and a desktop CPU ? Why should I buy a Xeon processor for a server why don't use instead a simple intel quad 4-core CPU for a desktop PC ?
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which virtualization technology is right for me?

I need a little help with this getting this sorted out. I want to setup a linux virtual server that I can use to run both sever and desktop systems. I want a linux system that is minimalist in ...