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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...

Changing the Windows Screen Saver

  • The Windows screen saver can be changed to fit your personalization preferences. The steps below cover the process of changing the screen saver.  1. Right click on any empty space on the desktop and...

Changing the Windows Sound Theme

  • 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 process. 1. Right click on any empty space on the...

Changing Your Computer's Power Options

  • There are times when you may want to change your computer’s power options to increase performance, decrease energy consumption, or assure the computer does not go into sleep in the middle of a key...

Changing your NMU organization account to a G Suite Group

  • This process will create a G Suite Group for an NMU organization account such as Biology@nmu.edu or ASNMU@nmu.edu. The NMU organization account “E-mail Forwarding” settings (available under the "...

Changing your NMU password

  •   Your NMU network password is used for your NMU services, such as MyUser, MyWeb, MyNMU, and your Exchange account. If you use your NMU email in Outlook or on your phone email, you will have to...

Check Final Semester Grades

  • You can view your final grades online at Mynmu.nmu.edu, once they are available, by following the steps below. View the academic calendar to see the dates grades are due from faculty by semester.   1...

Check for a Static IP Address

  • A hard coded IP address is an IP address manually assinged in the settings of your machine that does not change. Unlike a dynamic address that can change with each lease update, a hard coded IP will...

Check Registration Holds

  • Occasionally a user may not be able to register for courses because they have not met conditions or oblicagtions due to the university. For example, a student may have been suspeneded, will need to...

Checking TCP or IP Address Settings

  • If you're having network issues, it may be a good idea to check your settings. Click below to get started. Mac OS XWindows 10 (Similar to earlier versions)   MAC OS X 1. Click on "System...

Classroom Resources

  • Classrooms at NMU have technology available in them, and these technologies vary by building and room. The new Jamrich building is teeming with technological resources, and support for these...

Cleaning a ThinkPad

  • You should take care to clean your ThinkPad properly. Select a part of your computer to learn how to safely clean it.  CaseKeyboardLCD Screen Cleaning your computer's case Prepare a small mixture...

Collapse and Expand Word Documents

  • After you set up a page using outline tools, you can collapse and expand parts of your Word document to fit your needs.   1. With your Word document open and your outline set up, cursor over the...

Comment Feature in Microsoft Word

  • 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 margins. They can also be hidden until you want to edit...

Common Hardware Ports

  • 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 more about it and to see the corresponding cable or...

Common Tech Symbols

  • There are some universal technological symbols that can be encountered and it can be important to know what they mean. Below you  will find images of many common symbols. Click on an image to read...

Common Windows file extensions

  • Windows file names have two parts; the file's name, then a period followed by the extension (suffix). The extension is a three- or four-letter abbreviation that signifies the file type. For example,...

Computer Registration information

  • For full access to the Internet and NMU network services over the NMU on-campus wired and wireless areas, you must register each network interface (wired and wireless are separate entries) on your...

Connect a Device to the NMU Network

  • For full access to the Internet and NMU network services over the NMU on-campus wired and wireless areas, you must register each network interface (wired and wireless are separate entries) on your...

Connect to the Exchange Server using a Mac

  • Set up with Microsoft OutlookSet up with OS X Mail Set up with Microsoft Outlook (This is the prefered way to set up your exchange account) 1. Open Microsoft Outlook on your MacBook.  2. Click...

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