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Inking Feature in Office

  • In Office 2013 and 2016, you can use the Inking tool to draw on Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, and more. This is especially useful with a pen in tablet mode or however you want to use it. To...

Inserting Objects in Word

  • Word allows for the insertion of many objects, and this article will guide you through a few of these. Though these instructions use Word 2016, the instructions are comparable to older versions.  To...

Install Cisco VPN Client

  • This article uses Windows 7 to install the VPN client, but the instructions are very similar to Windows 8 and can be followed for either version.  Download and open the Cisco VPN client installer...

Install Updated Respondus Lockdown Browser

  • These instructions walk you through installing the latest verision of Respondus LockDown Browser for Windows. 1. First, you must uninstall the previous version of lockdown browser. Search "Programs...

Installing the Cad Lab Printer

  • These instructions are for setting up the Cad Lab Printer to print in the Cad Lab on Windows machines.  Verify the computer is connected to and registered on the NMU network and if you can plug your...

Installing the Library Laser Printer

  • These instrctions are for setting up the Library Laser printer to print in the library on Windows machines (this is not the colored printer). This should already be installed on NMU issued computers...

Installing the Library Laser Printer, Macbook

  • These instrctions are for setting up the Library Laser printer to print in the library on MacBooks (this is not the colored printer). This should already be installed on NMU issued computers. Click...

Intel PROset/Wireless Connection Utility to connect to WiFi

  • This tutorial uses windows 8.1, but the steps are nearly identical for Windows 7 and XP.  Click the Proset Wifi icon  on your taskbar. Youmay need to expand the arrow in the tray to see it.   ...

Internet Safety

  • Please read the information below on how to be safer on the Internet. If you have any questions please contact the Computing HelpDesk, 906-227-2468, HelpDesk@nmu.edu. General Safety TipsPhishing...

Jamrich

  • The new Jamrich building has officially replaced the old, which has been demolished. A live stream of both sites is available here. New Jamrich now houses the department offices for sociology and...

Java installation Instructions

  • To install the latest version of Java that works with Banner and Extender, go to http://it.nmu.edu/downloads/java or follow these steps for more guidance.    1. First you need to uninstall any...

Kaspersky Anti-Virus

  • Kaspersky® Enpoint Security Antivirus combines reactive antivirus and spyware detection methods with the latest proactive technologies to provide your computer with the most effective protection...

Keep Your MacBook Clean

  • You should take care to clean your MacBook properly. Select a part of your laptop to learn how to safely clean it. KeyboardLCD ScreenCase Keyboard Take care not to spill any liquid on the...

Lenovo ThinkPad Docking Stations

  • 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 connect a VGA monitor or projector is available from...

Lenovo Twist screen orientation changes

  • If the screen on your Lenovo Twist Ultrabook is displaying upside down or on its side, the easiest way to rotate the screen to the desired position is hold down the Ctrl key and the Alt key...

Live Layout and Alignment Guides in Word

  • Microsoft Word is equipped with live layout and alignment guides to help you align, resize, and move objects.  The example below draws a shape and lines it up using the alignment tool.  1. In the "...

Mac OS

  • Mac OS, or Apple's operating system, comes preinstalled on all NMU-issued MacBooks. Below is a list of training resources for OSX. Using OSX (Apple Support)Getting Started with OSX (Apple Support)...

Mac OS X Mail Setup

  • Mac OSX Mail is an application you can utilize to check your @nmu.edu mail. Instructions for setting up Mac Mail as a POP account are below. To learn how to use MAC OS X, visit the Using MAC OS X...

Macbook Backup and Restore

  • It's always a good idea to back your files up regularly and especially if you are planning to transfer them to a new machine. In addition to dragging and dropping files onto an external device, you...

MacBook Specs

  • 2015 2016 MacBook Specifications: 2.7GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor 8GB of 1866MHz LPDDR3 onboard memory 128GB Solid State Drive Intel Iris Graphics 6100 Thunderbolt digital video output...

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