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desktop Windows

(1) Versions of the Windows operating systems for PCs and tablets. Contrast with Windows Phone. See Windows desktop.

(2) (lower case "w") Current applications on a PC, Mac or Linux desktop. See desktop.
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The software, which operates printers and sign-ons for small office groups, must inter-operate with desktop Windows machines.
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Microsoft was found to be using its position to push manufacturers of audio and video streaming software, including RealNetworks, out of the market and of making its desktop Windows software incompatible with the server software of competitors.
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As part of this contract, the replacement of between 15 and 20 Desktop Windows PCs will be required in line with Association~s procurement procedures.