how to safely loan or share a laptop [closed]

Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it’s on-topic for Server Fault. Closed 9 years ago. Improve this question I want to share my laptop with kids and (probably idiots) friends. In order to keep it secure (without rootkits, virus, keyloggers, etc) … Read more

Newbie to ESXi, Can I run my VM on a laptop with ESXi and get to VM desktops?

Looking for a solution to use a hypervisor that allows access to the VMs that are running on itself. Basically, I would like to setup a laptop that can run 10 to 15 VMs that are already built, but to do it without using windows as the host. I have ESXi 5.0 installed and running … Read more

Is there a software solution to plug off the laptop? [closed]

Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it’s on-topic for Server Fault. Closed 10 years ago. Improve this question Is it possible to plug off the laptop by a command from the laptop, rather than by removing the adapter from power source? … Read more

Could the Input/Output or some other difference between adapters/chargers cause this? [closed]

Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it’s on-topic for Server Fault. Closed 8 years ago. Improve this question I have a laptop and my adapter/charger could not be used anymore as the cable was cut. So I bought a new adapter … Read more

X220 support for iAMT and vPro

While browsing through the lenovo PSREF (tabook) for X220 model number 4287 (page 69) I noticed models that support iAMT and vPro and models that do not. Can anyone shed some light on this. Some models have the same processor and I assume same motherboard but one supports vPro/iAMT and the other not. Example: 4287-3KU … Read more

Business case: managing company laptops

I’ve been searching and reading on this topic for a few weeks now, and this is my current understanding of the situation: Use case: employees working on company laptops. They need to be able to work offline as well as off the company network (with internet access). Security requirements: the data stored on the computer … Read more

How to implement a dead man switch in Windows 7?

I am looking for a way to make domain-joined Windows 7 laptops brick themselves after 90 days of no-contact with a domain controller. I do not want the laptop to wipe itself or anything severe like that. Ideally, I would just like it to display an error message and refuse logons until the computer is … Read more