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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...
Outlook's Metered Network Warning is trying to assure you want to continue to use a network connection, typically NMU LTE, that it assumes is part of...
The Lenovo System Update tool installs unique updates to your ThinkPad computer that are not included in the Microsoft updates. We recommend you...
There have been some problems with playing various types of videos on NMU issued computers. One solution is to use the “VLC Player” which supports...
NMU-issued Lenovo Twist computers and some of the T460s computers have touch screens. In addition to touching your screen to click, drag, and select...
Newly-issued NMU computers come with brochures that guide you through setting them up and registering them on the network. Reimaged computers...
The new T460s ThinkPad does not have a VGA monitor port like some people may be using on the older x230i model ThinkPad. A Display Port Adapter to...
Adaptive brightness is a a feature in Windows that uses an ambient light sensor to automatically ajust your screen's brightness to your surroundings...
Keyboard shortcuts are combinations of keystrokes that allow you to quickly perform an action. They are useful and often great time-savers. This page...
NMU issued desktops and ThinkPad notebooks are configured with Automatic Updates, which means that each computer regularly communicates with a local...
Hardware ports allow you to connect with and utilize external devices. Below you will find images of many common ports. Click on any image to read...
This classroom is equipped with “WePresent” to connect your laptop to the projector wirelessly. MirrorOp software is now used to connect your device...
The auto-rotate feature allows the orientation of the screen to rotate when the computer is flipped into tablet mode. This article will show how to...
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...
To use Mail Merge all you need is an Excel spreadsheet with your contact information and any other fields that you need to add to your letter and the...
↵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...
Computer distribution and other TLC distribution information may be found at the Northern Michigan University Notebook Distribution page.  
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...
File History feature replaces Backup and Restore in previous versions of Windows and currently exists in Windows 8, 8.1, and 10. It is an application...
These steps can help clean and speed up your computer along with running malware scans. The Helpdesk offers more advanced cleanup support that you...

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