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Autoforwarding Email to an MES or Alumni Account

  • 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, a department email address could be forwarded to a...

Automatically deleting email from a certain folder that are (x) days old

  •   Log into MyUser. Click on "Options." Click on "Email Folder Cleanup." Fill out how many days you would like to keep emails in each folder. Click "Submit."

Backing up Bookmarks/Favorites

  • You can back up your bookmarks/favorites in your internet browser and input them back into the browser if you are having any issues with the browser.  These settings are part of the "Windows Computer...

Backing up Contacts in Outlook

  • You can export contacts to a file that can be then imported into other applications. This way also if you have to change computers you won't lose any of your email contacts. Though these instructions...

Backing up Outlook PST Files

  • Outlook personal folders and archived items will be in files with the extension .PST on your computer’s local hard drive. This is independent of whether Outlook is set up with a pop mail account,...

Backing up Outlook with Windows 8 File History

  • 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 back up your Outlook files, which contain your...

Backup and Restore

  • Windows 7 and 8 -- Backup and Restore Drag and Drop Back Up Method (preferred) Backup Using Windows File History Backing up MS Outlook PST files Windows Computer File and Settings Transfer...

Backup Using Windows File History

  • 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 that continuously backs up the files in your...

Battery Replacement

  • If your battery doesn’t hold a charge and only last for a short period of time you may be in need of a new battery. If you have an T420i or an X230i NMU laptop then follow the steps below to see if...

Blocking Pop-up Ads

  • 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 use for Google Chrome, but because of licensing...

Bookmark Feature in Microsoft Word

  • You can add bookmarks to a document so you can easily find or link to a location. This tutorial uses the Office 2016 version, but can easily be transferrable to Office 2013 and 2010 versions.  1....

Booting into Windows on your Mac

  • All NMU issued MacBooks have two partitions, Macintosh HD and Windows. Some programs will only work on the windows partition. In order to use these programs, you can simply boot into the windows...

Booting Windows on MacBook

  • You must have the dual boot image to boot into Windows on your MacBook. You can verify this at the help desk. Make sure the MacBook is off. Turn the computer on and hold down the option key. Once...

Canceling a Meeting in Outlook

  • Things come up and sometimes you have to cancel a meeting. By canceling a meeting in Microsoft Outlook you are able to let all attendee's know that the meeting is canceled. Cancel a meeting that...

Caring for a MacBook battery

  • Below are a list of battery care recommendations. Apple recommends using the battery and charging it when prompted. Allow the battery to fully discharge, then charge at least once a month...

Change a Meeting in Outlook

  • Sometimes things come up and you need to change a meeting that has already been created. Once you open the meeting that you want to change you are able to do one of the following options: First, open...

Changing Default Label Settings (Word 2013)

  • These instructions will guide you through changing your label settings in Word 2013. Open Word 2013 Click on "Blank Document"  Click on the "Mailings" tab, then click on "Labels" Right...

Changing Default Programs in Windows

  • You can change the applications associated with file types and protocols so that they open in your preferred app or program.  Here's a list of recommended changes if you want to use desktop...

Changing the Default Template in Word

  • You can change your Normal.dotm template, or default Word template in Windows (Word 2016), so that each time you open a new document it already has the settings (margins, font, etc.) you prefer.  1....

Changing the Reply E-mail address in Outlook

  • Sometimes you want a message to come from one account and any replies to the message to go to another account. To set this up the outgoing mail message would have to show the ‘reply to’ address...

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