Virtual Desktop in Windows® 7
What is the role and features of virtual desktops in Windows 7
Virtual desktop programs allow the user to manage independent, multiple desktop within the Windows Operating System (OS) interface. These desktops are preserved off the screen and are usually accessible through a standalone application or from the Windows system tray. The user can easily segment desktops by work type to increase productivity by using virtual desktops. Virtual desktops help the user create new desktops and to switch between desks and windows quick and easy. Virtual desktop requires only 2MB of RAM memory to work and is built as a service. Virtual Desktop Infrastructure is a computer networking model in which a small number of computers are host servers that can be accessed by a large number of remote client machines. The virtualization reduces the costs for computer systems and applications.
The following paragraph explains about virtual desktop in Windows 7 OS, its features and role:
- Role of virtual desktop
- Tips to set up virtual desktop
Role of virtual desktop
One of the biggest advantages of virtual desktop is the added security they offer. Usually the virtual desktop have the ability to lock the image of the desktop, so that the users can not change important computer information or even access it in some cases. Virtual desktop is beneficial to those who are using their own computer systems, laptops or smart phones because the sensitive information and data is all stored on the server and not the device used to access it. From virtual desktop environments management also have some benefits.
A virtual desktop is the desktop environment of a computer system and that has been stored on a remote server. Devices capable of running virtual desktops include thin clients and some smart phones. Usually virtual desktops are used in a business setting; there many workers can use the same core computer system. Some of the advantages of using virtual desktops are better security, low cost and faster administration.
Tips to set up virtual desktop
A virtual desktop allows you to monitor and manage multiple desktops within your Windows computer system. If you want a separate desktop from your original desktop, you can set up a virtual desktop. To set up a virtual desktop download the third party software from Microsoft onto your computer. The software allows you to easily create one or multiple virtual desktops on your computer. After download open the desktop manager utility from your computer to activate the software and it will give you the proper instructions to activate the software.
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