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There are times when you may want to change your computer’s power options to increase performance, decrease energy consumption, or assure the...
The Lenovo System Update tool installs unique updates to your ThinkPad computer that are not included in the Microsoft updates. We recommend you...
NMU Wireless internet is available on registered computers all over campus for students, staff, retirees, and faculty. Visitors without NMU...
NMU HelpDesk House Calls to Residence Hall & On-Campus Apartments Starting Wednesday, February 5, 2015, the HelpDesk will begin offering a new...
NMU issued desktops and ThinkPad notebooks are configured with Automatic Updates, which means that each computer regularly communicates with a local...
Email autoforwarding allows you to forward your @nmu.edu account to an MES account or another account on campus such as yourid@alumni.nmu.edu. Thus,...
The homepage for any browser is the page that displays first when the user opens the browser. The ACS directory page, which links to many NMU...
File History is a Windows 8 application that continuously backs up specific files. This article walks you though the process of using File History to...
Occasionally some numbers in Excel don't format correctly in Word when using the mail merge feature under the Mailings tab. Follow these steps to...
↵Google Chrome is an internet browser that allows the user to use many advanced features, including bookmarks, add-ons, themes, and more. Signing in...
Firefox is Mozilla Corporation's open-source web browser, and it comes on all NMU computers. It is fully customizable, has a popup blocker, bookmark...
The size, location, and icons on the taskbar can be changed to fit your needs. This article will guide you through the three processes below. Though...
You You You can personalize your computer by changing your background image and Windows colors. Click a link below to learn how. Change the Desktop...
You can re-arrange, remove, and re-size your desktop icons to suit your preferences. This article will outline these processes. 1. Right click on an...
Sticky notes are already on your NMU ThinkPad and are useful tools for remembering information. Once you write on a sticky note it will contain that...
Microsoft Word gives you many options when formatting a document that includes images. This tutorial will give you an overview of those options. ...
Word allows for the insertion of many objects, and this article will guide you through a few of these. Though these instructions use Word 2016, the...
There is a way to block pop-ups, but only to fix the issue in Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. There are third party extensions that you can...
The sounds that Windows makes on Startup, when a program is closed, or during other program events can be changed. The following steps outline this...
The Windows screen saver can be changed to fit your personalization preferences. The steps below cover the process of changing the screen saver.  1....
If your work schedule is something different than the typical hours from 8 am to 5 pm, Monday thru Friday, you can change Outlook's calendar to what...
Comments can be added to a document that do not change the document. You can insert a comment inside balloons that will appear in the document...
These steps can help clean and speed up your computer along with running malware scans. The Helpdesk offers more advanced cleanup support that you...
Windows Voice Recorder is a simple, easy to use tool built into the Windows 10 operating systems to record audio. It is a great tool that you can use...
If you accidently deleted a file or folder you did not want to delete, you can easily restore it to its' original location. Double-click the "Recycle...
A Microsoft PowerPoint presentation can be configured to run in a continous loop. This can be useful for general announcements, kiosks, or any other...
You can rehearse your presentation to make sure that it fits within a certain time frame. While you rehearse, use the Rehearse Timings feature to...
Microsoft Outlook offers the ability to track your meeting proposal responses to monitor who will be attending a meeting. In order for this feature...
Users are able to send a copy of their shared calendar as an attachment of an e-mail. When another Microsoft Outlook user grants you permission to...
You are able to process and track meeting responses. You will first need to be sure that your Outlook is set to automatically process meeting...

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