MacBook

Sending a copy of your screen to support staff is a great way to accurately record what you see on the screen and any error messages that are...
See the updated instructions on the Art & Design Lab website, http://art.nmu.edu/lab/server.html
Newly-issued NMU computers come with brochures that guide you through setting them up and registering them on the NMU network. Reimaged computers...
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...
It's a good idea to password protect your screen when you are away from your computer, particularly when you are working in a public place. To do...
NMU-issued Macbooks come pre-installed with Microsoft Word 2011. This is a basic guide on how to nagivate Word if you are new to the program....
Other than the NMU LTE CPE's (Customer Premises Equipment) available for purchase from Micro Repair, current NMU faculty, staff, students, and...
Keyboard shortcuts are combinations of keystrokes that allow you to quickly perform an action. They are useful and often great time-savers. This page...
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...
Some applications are not signed by Apple and will not be able to be installed. If you trust the application and know you want to install it, follow...
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...
Open System Preferences by clicking the Apple icon in the upper left corner and selecting “System Preferences…” Click on "Trackpad" to view all...
This classroom is equipped with “WePresent” to connect your laptop to the projector wirelessly. MirrorOp software is now used to connect your device...
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,...
The homepage for any browser is the page that displays first when the user opens the browser. The ACS directory page, which links to many NMU...
↵Google Chrome is an internet browser that allows the user to use many advanced features, including bookmarks, add-ons, themes, and more. Signing in...
Firefox is Mozilla Corporation's open-source web browser, and it comes on all NMU computers. It is fully customizable, has a popup blocker, bookmark...
Computer distribution and other TLC distribution information may be found at the Northern Michigan University Notebook Distribution page.  
Time Machine is the built-in backup that works with your Mac and an external drive. Connect the drive, assign it to Time machine and start enjoying...
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...
Faculty, staff, and some students have access to an NMU network drive. This offers the opportunity to share files with others in the department. It...
These instructions tell how to connect to the campus network using AirPort. They assume your network settings are already configured. Make sure you...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
The NMU MacBooks and ThinkPads are already pre-imaged wth the NMU software image when it is issued to you. If your comptuer needs the NMU software...
When the MacBook is connected to the Internet, it will automatically check for updates on a weekly basis. Before any major system updates, for...
Using the DockStarting Applications Without Using the DockAdding Items to the DockRemoving items from the DockChanging the Dock AppearanceStacks...

Pages

Subscribe to MacBook