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Tech Tip: Office 365 for the Holidays

Don’t forget, as a student as Elizabethtown College, you can download Microsoft Office products for free from ITS onto 5 different devices. With this download, you’ll have free access to Excel, Outlook, OneNote, PowerPoint, and Word. Follow the steps in

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Phishing for Links

Recently, E-town was the target of a major phishing scam. Many users failed to recognize the misleading link in the email. Links in emails can present problems in two major ways: they can be infected with malware that can damage

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Tech Tip: Adobe Accessibility

Why make Accessible PDFs? We all know that making documents accessible to persons with disabilities is not only the moral thing to do, but it’s also the law. It may seem like a hassle to make your PDFs accessible, but

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Tech Tip: Recording in PowerPoint

You may not have noticed, but PowerPoint allows you to record your presentation. This can include recording yourself through the camera, recording your voice with a microphone, and recording notes right on the slide with a laser pointer, highlighter, and

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Security for Your Mobile Device

Mobile devices are one of the most common ways to communicate and interact now. We can do nearly anything right from our smartphones such as banking, shopping, viewing medical data or history, and even working remotely. That information is good

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Optimize Your Wi-Fi Settings

Over the summer, ITS worked very hard to upgrade the entire wireless network on campus. Now, students can enjoy Wi-Fi beyond buildings in areas such as in the Dell or the Academic Quad. The Wi-Fi is also faster and more

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Tech Tip: Making Copies with New Copiers

Throughout campus, new copiers are replacing the old ones. The new ones are smaller, but just as powerful. Some functions are slightly different. To make a copy, first you must login to the copier using your ID or username and

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Tech Tip: Accessing Group/Club E-mail Accounts

With the new OWA (Outlook Web App) update, you might be wondering how to access the club email accounts. First, login to your email with OWA. Click the avatar image in the top right corner and choose “Open another mailbox…”

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Coming Soon – New Copiers On Campus

During Fall Break all of the copiers on campus will be replaced with newer models. The new Kyocera copiers are faster, with more memory to better handle the diverse needs of the Etown campus community. Other features of the new

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Phishing Scams are Getting Smarter

It used to be easy to spot a Phishing Scam. An African Prince asking for money to buy his dog an education or some yak. Now, phishing scams are getting smarter. They’re getting clever. Take a look at the email

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Tech Tip: Change Your Network Password in OWA

Over the summer, ITS upgraded Outlook Web App (mail.etown.edu). The update moved where you will find the option to change your network password. To save you some time and stress, we’re going to let you know where to go. From

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New Wireless Network FAQs

Over the summer, ITS revamped the entire Wi-Fi network on campus. As such, there may be some people with connection problems until we all settle in with the systems. Are you have trouble staying connected to the Wi-Fi? Does your

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Tech Tip: Mailbox Quota in OWA

Over the summer, you received an email informing you that we would be updating Outlook Web App. That process was a success, but many functions have changed. We have updated the ITS Knowledgebase with information on how to perform nearly

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What’s New on Campus?

Over the summer, we worked very hard to make our Network better and our systems more efficient. We updated the lab computers and classroom podium computers to Windows 10. We upgraded our email servers for more efficiency, and moved to the

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Student Password Reset

If you have ever forgotten the password for your E-town account then you are in luck. ITS has been working hard to implement a Reset Password system. This system will allow you to reset your password using an alternate email

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