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Desktop may refer to:

  • the surface of a desk (often to distinguish office appliances, such as photocopiers and printers, which fit on a desk, from larger equipment covering its own area on the floor)
  • Desktop computer, a personal computer designed to fit on a desk
  • Desktop metaphor, especially the area behind the windows in a graphical user interface using this metaphor
  • Client (computing), sometimes referred to as desktop to distinguish from the Server
  • Desktop (word processor), a word processor for Sinclair ZX Spectrum and compatible computers

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