Yearly Archives: 2013

Uh oh, I shouldn’t have sent that message!

  Uh oh! Have you ever sent a message and immediately afterwards thought, “I entered the wrong information, the writing was too casual or formal or oops, shouldn’t have sent that?”  Outlook 2010 can try to recall the message. This

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Personalize Your Copy of Microsoft Office

If you share documents and track changes in Office programs or work in OneNote, you will often see what looks like initials, EC.  When Microsoft Office is installed on college computers, the user’s name is Elizabethtown College and the initials

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Outlook Web App – No More Error with Internet Explorer 11

Outlook Web App (OWA), the program you may use with your college email,  now works correctly with Internet Explorer 11. There is no need to use Compatibility View in order to un-check “Use light version”. If you have turned on

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Prepare for Winter Break – Faculty and Staff

Prepare for Winter Break Change your password, set your office phone’s Alternate Greeting, learn how to check voice mail and forward messages, set Outlook’s Out of Office notice and make sure VPN works. Subscribe to the ITS Blog to get

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Prepare for Winter Break – Students

Prepare for Winter Break Change your password, set Outlook’s Out of Office notice and make sure VPN works. Subscribe to the ITS Blog to get the latest tips. Then enjoy winter break with no computer worries! Password Change Your Network/Email

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Enlarge or Shrink Text in a Window

It may be hard to read a web page, email message, Word or Excel document because everything looks too small. Instead of squinting, try this trick with a keyboard-mouse combination. Note: The font size will remain the same for printing.

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Turn off a Laptop WITHOUT Removing the Battery!

If you need to turn off a laptop that will not properly shut down, you can use the on/off switch. The secret is to hold down the on/off switch for 20 seconds. Most people give up after a shorter time

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Outlook 2010: Preface Comments or Answers with Your Name

Save time with this Outlook 2010 tip. Did you ever receive an email containing questions you must answer or wanted to comment on something in the sender’s message?  Retyping the question in order to provide an answer is time consuming.

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Tag Along Programs

Some program updates, such as Java’s, will also install other things unless you are observant during the update. For example, Java updates are necessary and I always install them. But I really don’t want the Ask toolbar that tags along

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iOS7 – What’s New?

If you have an iDevice and recently updated to iOS7, there is lots to like and lots to learn.  While you may have updated to this iOS a few weeks ago, do you know about all the cool features it

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ITS Technology Workshops for November

This fall, ITS has scheduled many workshops about educational technology topics,web design & social media, the phone system.and Microsoft Office. The scheduled classes for November are posted below. If you are interested in attending any of these classes, please register

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Use Secure Passwords & Caution on Open Wi-Fi

This is the last of the updates for National Cyber Security Awareness Month.  Today we are going to look at passwords, web browsing and open Wi-Fi networks. Why are secure passwords so important? If someone knows your network password they

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Protecting Personally Identifiable Information – Part 2

Two weeks ago we saw ways to identify phishing messages and last Monday we learned how important it is to protect personally identifiable information (PII). We are going to continue the discussion of PII today. Avoid storing personally identifiable information

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Protecting Personally Identifiable Information

College employees are obligated to protect Personally Identifiable Information (PII).  This applies to all college employees including student employees. What exactly is PII? Different state and federal agencies have different definitions, but PII generally includes: name, address, phone number, Social

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Gone Phishing

This is National Cyber Security Awareness Month.   Students, faculty and administrators all have a role to play.  It is important to never respond to these phishing messages.  They are designed to trick you into giving up important information.  Want to

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