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Windows Action Center

  • New to Windows 10, the Action Center allows you to quickly access basic settings and various notifications. From here you can adjust screen brighness, toggle battery saver mode, choose a network,...

Windows Activation

  • Occasionally the Windows software on NMU issued machines may state that it is not activated or genuine (especially if you haven't connected to an on-campus network recently). You may see prompts...

Windows Background and Window Colors

  • 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 BackgroundChange Windows Colors   Change the...

Windows Computer File and Settings Transfer Instructions

  • (Updated Tuesday, 5/9/2017)--- IMPORTANT: --- The instructions have you specifically back up the Microsoft Outlook hidden folder as a separate section to ensure it is not missed in the backup. This...

Windows Date and Time Zone Settings

  • Though these instructions use Windows 10, the instructions are comparable to earlier versions of Windows.  1. To change or verify your time and date settings, click the clock on your taskbar and...

Windows Desktop Icon Size and Arrangements

  • 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 empty location on the desktop. A menu should...

Windows Playback and Recording Device Settings

  • To view or change microphone and speaker settings and names, follow the instructions below. Though this page uses Windows 10, the steps are comparable to earlier versions.  1. In the Start menu or...

Windows Tablet Mode

  • New to Windows 10, tablet mode makes Windows more touch-friendly. If you're using an NMU-issued Twist or a touch-equipped T460s you may consider using tablet mode. For more information on using your...

Windows Touch Keyboard

  • 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 items, you can use the built-in touch keyboard in...

Windows Update

  • NMU issued desktops and ThinkPad notebooks are configured with Automatic Updates, which means that each computer regularly communicates with a local Automatic Updates server. The server tells the...

Windows Voice Recorder

  • 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 to record and save audio right onto your computer...

Wireless Security

  • When you send a message over a wireless connection, someone who has the correct equipment can receive and decode the message. You have no way to know if someone is eavesdropping on messages you send...

Yeacomm P11 Outdoor LTE CPE

  • The Yeacomm P11 is an outdoor LTE device available from NMU that operates on Band 41. The Power Over Ethernet (POE) power adapter is rated at 15vdc and 500ma. Configuration The customer should only...

Zotero

  • Zotero is a free and easy-to-use research tool that helps you collect, organize, and analyze research and lets you share it in a variety of ways. Zotero includes the best parts of older reference...

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