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Tech Tip: Cleaning Out Your Email

Your day is going pretty well. You’re in a good mood, you’re feeling productive, and nothing seems to faze you. But then you get the dreaded message.    Outlook has a couple of different ways that you can clean out

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Think You’ve Been Hacked?

How do you know if you’ve been hacked? Maybe your friend tells you that they’ve received a spam-like email from your account. Maybe you start to notice unusually large amounts of pop-ups, redirecting webpages, or plugins that you don’t remember

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Tech Tip: Printing Sensitive Information Securely

Sometimes, faculty members find themselves with sensitive information, like tests, that they don’t just want to send to a printer and pick up later. Fortunately, ITS has a simple solution for easy printing without worrying that unwanted eyes will see

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Tech Tip: Turnitin LTI Inbox Updates

Turnitin recently reorganized its LTI inbox to fit a smoother aesthetic that’s more intuitive. This inbox features a new icon to indicate if a student has viewed their feedback, a counter that lets you know how many assignments you’re downloading,

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Tech Tip: Library Printing Updates

Over the summer, the printing system in the library was changed to function like web printing. The initial steps remain the same. You must tell the file to print from its software, and click through the print dialogue box. However,

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Step Up to Stronger Passwords

You’re in the vast unknown of the internet. You’re surrounded by countless other people. Most are going about their business innocently, like you. But some are creeping through the crowd, looking for a vulnerable person to hack. The only things

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Tech Tip: Updating Mac OS Keychain

If your Mac is part of the Etown network, it may not accept your newly changed password because it remembers your old one. This can be irritating, but it’s easy to fix. In the Library folder, you’ll find a folder

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Web Printing

ITS offers many services to students, including printing. Often, first years and even upperclassmen don’t know the full scope of the printing services that Etown offers. Many students email themselves files and print them out from a computer lab. While

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Tech Tip: Knowledgebase Updates

ITS has been working hard to reorganize our Knowledgebase, and several big layout changes have been made. Wi-Fi is now its own category, which makes these much-needed articles easier to access. Microsoft Office has also become its own category. Articles

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VPN Over the Summer

VPN or Virtual Private Network allows a user to access network resources while off campus (including private and public folders) and software while off campus. The VPN system sends all traffic from your remote computer to the college’s network through an encrypted

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ITS Information for Grads

When you graduate a lot in your life changes. Everything can be very overwhelming. What happens to your network folders? What happens to your email? How do you forward emails? What do you do with Symantec now that you’re graduating?

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Tech Tip: Audience Feedback with Zoom

We’ve all heard the warnings that today’s technology is lowering the quality of person-to-person interactions. We’ve all heard of the subtleties that are lost when nonverbal behavior is eliminated. Thankfully, we have Zoom to help us out. Zoom already had

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Spring Cleaning Your Devices

Spring is a time of renewal. Flowers are blooming, and you drag everything out of the Tupperware cabinet and re-organize. While you’re at it, you should spring clean your devices too. From wiping the dust from under the case to

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Tech Tip: Embed Videos in PowerPoint

Videos can sometimes explain things much better than words alone. Some presentations can be much less boring with an added video too, but clicking links, waiting for the browser to open, then finding the right place in the video can

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Tech Tip: Customize Microsoft Office’s Quick Access Toolbar

Do you find yourself using a command often, but having to go through a complicated process to find it each time? Improve your productivity by customizing Microsoft Office’s Quick Access Toolbar. This will allow you to access your favorite commands

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