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Dial In Update

  • NMUPPP dial in services ended on August 1, 2014. This has been a long time in coming. The once very popular service that had over 310 connection modems has dwindled to 23 modems in the last few years...

Disable Random Hardware Address in Windows 10

  • Some application settings or other issues might cause Windows 10 to enable randomized hardware addresses, which will cause issues with your registration to NMU's network. To disable this feature,...

Disconnect a Microsoft Account from your Computer

  • The HelpDesk does not reccomend linking your Microsoft account with your NMU-issued machine or using the Windows Store applications as they will ask you to add an account.  For example, you'll want...

Display Bookmarks and Favorites in your Internet Browser

  • Mozilla FirefoxMicrosoft Edge Internet ExplorerGoogle ChromeSafari   ​Mozilla Firefox Compatability: Windows OS, Apple IOS, and Linux Note: For each version of Windows the Mozilla Firefox browser...

Download MS Software using DreamSpark

  • What is DreamSpark? Microsoft DreamSpark enables students to download Microsoft developer tools, design tools, server software, training and certification content at no charge. See DreamSpark for an...

Drag and Drop Back Up Method

  • There are many ways to back up your computer, but the drag and drop method is one way to do this. It is recommended that you do a back-up at least once a month, That way if something were to happen...

EduCat Video Playback

  • Occasionally, additional clicks may be required to view video in EduCat. Some browsers see the embedded video code, and temporarily block it to let you know that it may contain insecure content. This...

Educational Access Network

  • The goal of the Educational Access Network (EAN) is to provide broadband access and educational resources to individuals looking to take courses, advance their careers, fulfill personal development...

Ethernet Connection Information

  • There are more than 10,000 network ports on Northern's campus. For help connecting to one of them see: Connecting with your ThinkPad Connecting with your MacBook Connecting on Campus Via a Network...

Exporting an NMU.EDU or Exchange Account Mailbox Using Outlook

  • Exporting the contents of the NMU.EDU account mailbox (viewable at Webmail) or the Microsoft Exchange account mailbox (viewable using OWA) to an Outlook pst file is a way to save the mail messages,...

Exporting and Importing Firefox Bookmarks

  • Exported Bookmarks can be used as a backup or for importing into another web browser. Select an option below.  Export bookmarks from Firefox. Import bookmarks to Firefox. Adding and Using...

External Display Projection Options in Windows

  • There are multiple ways to give a presentation or use an external display with your computer. To change how your projector, monitor, or other external display works with your computer, connect your...

Filtering NMU Announcements in Outlook

  • NMU faculty and staff receive many email announcements throughout the day that end up in their inbox with the rest of their mail. Outlook can use rules to help filter such messages. Here are...

Filtering NMU announcements in SquirrelMail

  • NMU faculty, staff, and students receive many email announcements throughout the day that end up in their inbox with the rest of their mail. There are filters in SquirrelMail that will separate such...

Filtering SPAM in Outlook

  • Outlook can filter spam in multiple different ways. Select an option below to learn how to set up mail filtering. To learn how to have emails marked as *****SPAM***** by the server, visit the...

Finding NMU User web pages

  • NMU web home pages are listed in the web home page directory. This directory includes home pages for employees, students and organizations.

Finding Your NMU UserID

  • Your NMU UserID is an abbreviation of your first and last name that is unique to you as a student. It is also the first part of your email address before the @ sign (Ex: Joshmoe@nmu.edu). Many...

Fixes for Lenovo Twist Ultrabook connection and sleep mode problems

  • If you were issued one of the NMU Lenovo Twist Ultrabook computers in 2013 and are still using the fall 2013 NMU software image please consider backing up your files and getting the latest NMU...

Flash Fill Feature in Excel

  • Excel offers many tools for you to organize your data.The Flash Fill option will help you format your data quickly. Below is a step-by-steb guide on how to setup and use Flash Fill.   1. Type in the...

Format New External Drive as an NTFS Partition

  • A new Western Digital external drive is configured by default out of the box as a FAT32 partition. The maximum file size on a FAT32 partition is 4gb. This may be a problem for larger files, such as...

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