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Dell Wyse ThinOS Version 8.5 Administrator’s Guide


Using the desktop menu

To use the desktop menu:
  1. Click your desktop or click your User Name.
    User Name is the user who is logged-on and is at the lower left side of the taskbar.
    The Desktop menu is displayed.
  2. On the desktop menu, you are able to view and use the following options:
    1. System Setup —Provides access to the following local system setup dialog boxes:
      • Network Setup —Allows selection of DHCP or manual entry of network settings, as well as entry of locations of servers essential to thin client operation. This menu selection is disabled for Low-privileged users. See Configuring the network settings.
      • Remote Connections—Allows you to configure thin client Broker connections including Microsoft, Citrix Xen, Dell vWorkspace, VMware View, Amazon WorkSpaces or Other broker server connections. For more information, see Configuring the remote connections.
      • Central Configuration—Allows you to configure thin client central connection settings such as file server and optional WDA server settings. For more information, see Configuring the central configurations.
      • VPN Manager —Allows you to configure thin client VPN manager. For more information, see Configuring the VPN manager.
      • System Preference—Allows user selection of thin client parameters that are matter of personal preference. For more information, see Configuring the system preferences.
      • Display—Allows you to configure the monitor resolution and refresh rate. For more information, see Configuring the display settings.
      • Peripherals—Allows you to select the peripherals settings such as audio, keyboard, mouse, serial, camera, bluetooth, and touchscreen settings. For more information, see Configuring the peripherals settings.
      • Printer—Allows configuration of network printers and local printers that are connected to the thin client. For more information, see Configuring the printer settings.
    2. System Information—Provides thin client system information. See Accessing system information.
    3. System Tools—Provides information about devices, certificates, packages, global INI, user INI, wdm or ccm.ini. See System tools.
    4. Troubleshooting options—Displays Performance Monitor graphs that display client CPU, Memory and Networking information, Trace and Event log settings, CMOS management extract and restore settings, and other options that are useful for ThinOS troubleshooting. For more information, See Using the troubleshooting options and System tools.
    5. Applications—Contains a submenu of all locally configured applications and is populated with published applications when a user is signed on using either PNLite or PNAgent.
    6. Shutdown—Opens the Sign-off/LockTerminal/Shutdown/Restart the System dialog box. See Signing off and shutting down.

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