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What is the actual desktop

What's a desktop?

 

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Re: What is the actual desktop

Desktop are computers that have no screens or keyboard.  You need to plug something external into them.

 

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Re: What is the actual desktop

Great point xl!

And If you would like further information on the differences between laptops, desktops and All-In-One PC's feel free to head into your local Best Buy and speak with an associate on the differences, benefits suited towards your needs.
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Re: What is the actual desktop

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I should add there's the "Windows Desktop".  It's the background when your operating system starts up.

 

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Re: What is the actual desktop


xl wrote:

I should add there's the "Windows Desktop".  It's the background when your operating system starts up.

 

 


Right - there are two different terminologies here:

  • Desktop computer, which describes a computer that is usually stationary (not designed to be carried around), have separate input devices (keyboard/mouse), external monitor and requires AC power to run (no internal battery).
  • Desktop environment, which describes the user interface of a graphical operating system

 

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Re: What is the actual desktop

Can u tell me what type of desktop you ask ...