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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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Tech Tip: Classroom and Event Space Technology

Have you ever been confused about how to use the podium in a classroom? Or have you had trouble figuring out the TV in your dorm lounge? Well, the good news is that there are in-depth instructions on using these

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Xfinity on Campus!

It’s here. It’s finally here! Xfinity on Campus is officially a reality! Why are we so excited? Our contract with Comcast includes a subscription to Xfinity on Campus for Residential Students. This means that students have free access to Xfinity

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2017 New Year, New You!

Seven tech things to think about in 2017. Update your computer. Not only is the new year a time for changes in your life, it’s a time for changes in your technology. It’s a fantastic time to update your computer.

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Tech Tip: Device Issues? Turn it off and back on again. Really.

When your computer acts up or apps stop responding or your Wi-Fi won’t connect, don’t panic.  The easiest thing to try and fix any technology device issue is to turn the device off and then back on again. No, really.

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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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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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Help Desk Hours

The Help Desk is your Information and Technology Services (ITS) physical location. We have students and staff members available to help you solve or navigate problems you may be having with your electronic devices. ITS also offers phone support (x3333)

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Connecting ChromeCast Correctly

Is your internet slow? Does the connection repeatedly fail? The culprit could be wireless devices like ChromeCast interfering with the internet connection. If you don’t set it up properly, ChromeCast could be eating up the signal. To avoid connectivity problems,

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Keep Your Devices Safe

You’re in the library getting some reading or research done. Your stomach has been rumbling for the last twenty minutes. You just want to run to the Jays and grab some chicken tenders before heading back to the library again.

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Tech Tip: Knowledgebase

Stumped by a technology issue? While we can’t be there for you during the summer, you can visit our extensive Knowledgebase. The Knowledgebase is filled with articles that contain step-by-step instructions on how to do many different tasks. From instructions on how to change your network password

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End of Year Information

Leaving your office for the summer requires some planning. There are a few things that you should keep in mind before heading out for a well-deserved break. Out of Office Email Response Setting your email to automatically reply is an

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Tech Tip: Sign Out of Microsoft Account

Office 2013 allows a user to sign in using a Microsoft account that links all of your Office work to an account. Signing in and out of your account is a pretty simple task thanks to the new Office. Signing

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Why Not To Go Wireless

Wi-Fi not working as fast as you’d like? Believe it or not, there are reasons your Netflix account isn’t streaming as fast as you’d like. Going wireless is not faster for anyone. The signal quality is affected by a number

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