Over 30 predefined configurations helps administrators manage windows applications, system settings, desktop settings, and security policies. These are extremely helpful in baselining systems and targets can be selected at user or system level. A group of configurations can be also applied together using the collection feature. The selected settings comes into action either during user logon or computer startup (depending on the type of configuration applied) to minimise the loss of productivity. Status of the applied configurations can also be tracked anytime.
Desktop Central offers configurations for Mac and Linux as well.
The Windows configurations falls under one of the following categories:
Includes desktop configuration like setting path, environment variables, display properties, drive mapping, managing shortcuts, configuring IP/shared printers, displaying message box, and launching applications.
Includes computer configuration like managing local users and groups, windows services, scheduling applications, manipulating registry entries, installing software, configuring power schemes, and executing custom scripts.
Includes configuring Windows applications, such as MS Outlook, MS Office, Internet Explorer, etc.
Includes USB settings, firewall settings, security policies, displaying legal messages, and alerts.