1.    09 Jun 2015 #1
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    Windows 8.1 Pro

    Limit the amount of Virtual Desktop allowed?


    Hi,

    Is there anyway to limit the amount of Virtual Desktops allowed in Windows 10 so far?

    I know that in Ubuntu which has had the Virtual Desktops feature enabled in it's OS for a very long time allows you to do so, mostly for lower end PC's which opening more Virtual Desktops would use valuable background resources.
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  2.    09 Jun 2015 #2
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    Windows 10 Pro

    Why don't you just NOT open too many desktops?
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  3.    10 Jun 2015 #3
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    It would be easy to manage if I were the one using the computer but for the kids using the desktop it might become a problem.

    I might just look into disabling the feature altogether once I upgrade to Windows 10 on the kids lower end computer machine.
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  4.    10 Jun 2015 #4
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017

    Hello Nemix, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    If you like, you can hide the "Task view" button on the taskbar button for specific user accounts by performing an option in the tutorial below to help keep them from using it. At least until they set it to show again.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...dows-10-a.html
    Last edited by Brink; 10 Jun 2015 at 08:25. Reason: typo
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  5.    10 Jun 2015 #5
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    Thanks Brink,

    It's a good solution for now until I start digging up into Windows 10 registry once the OS is released.

    +Rep.
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  6.    10 Jun 2015 #6
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017

    You're welcome. I'm going to also be digging to see if there's a group policy that'll disable it as well. If I find one, I'll post back for it.
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  7.    11 Jun 2015 #7

    Hi there

    I think Virtual Desktops shouldn't be confused with Virtual Machines.

    @ Mods - I'd suggest putting this thread in the installation and setup as this refers to Native Windows (although of course you can still use this feature on a Virtual W10 machine !!).

    Cheers
    jimbo
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  8.    11 Jun 2015 #8
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    Quote Originally Posted by jimbo45 View Post
    Hi there

    I think Virtual Desktops shouldn't be confused with Virtual Machines.

    @ Mods - I'd suggest putting this thread in the installation and setup as this refers to Native Windows (although of course you can still use this feature on a Virtual W10 machine !!).

    Cheers
    jimbo
    Hey Jimbo,

    The forum is "Virtualization", and not "Virtual Machines".
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