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Outlook Metered Network Warning

  • Outlook's Metered Network Warning is trying to assure you want to continue to use a network connection, typically NMU LTE, that it assumes is part of a paid data plan. Click the "Continue Anyway"...

Outlook Refuses Sent Mail

  • If you aren't getting mail you believe you should be getting, Outlook may be refusing to accept mail from the sender.  First, verify the person sending you the mail is sending it to the correct...

Password Locking a MacBook Screen

  • 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 this enable screen locking by:   1. Go to the Apple...

Paste Options in Microsoft Office Word

  • ↵Office offers multiple different pasting options within a document for both words and images. This article will cover the different paste features. Open Word with your image or text copied (right...

Personal Huawei LTE Configuration

  • The personally purchased Huawei LTE CPEs should work with NMU LTE as soon as the NMU SIM card is installed. If the device gets a LTE signal but doesn’t provide Internet access the following...

Personalizing Chrome

  • ↵Google Chrome is an internet browser that allows the user to use many advanced features, including bookmarks, add-ons, themes, and more. Signing in to Chrome will link your settings to your Google...

Personalizing Firefox

  • 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 tools, and offers many extensions, themes, and...

Personalizing the Windows Taskbar

  • The size, location, and icons on the taskbar can be changed to fit your needs. This article will guide you through the three processes below. Though these instructions use Windows 10, the...

Photo Editing in Word

  • Microsoft Office has enhanced photo editing features to help when adding pictures in your documents.  You can adjust the picture brightness or contrast, remove the background, use artist affects, add...

PowerPoint is Blocking Videos

  • ​Occasionally, PowerPoint may present the error, "SECURITY WARNING References to external media objects have been blocked" or will not play a video. These instructions will help you to play videos...

Printing to the On-campus Printers

  • NMU public network printers are located in the NMU Library, the Help Desk (room LRC 116), Jacobetti Center, PEIF. For your convenience these printers are already set up on your NMU issued ThinkPad or...

Private Wi-Fi addresses in iOS 14

  • With the introduction of iOS 14, iPadOS 14, and watchOS 7 Apple introduced a feature to randomize the device MAC address. While this was done with the best of intentions, it will cause the device to...

Problems Playing Videos or DVDs

  • There have been some problems with playing various types of videos on NMU issued computers. One solution is to use the “VLC Player” which supports most types of video formats. VLC is a free and open...

Process Meeting Responses in Outlook

  • You are able to process and track meeting responses. You will first need to be sure that your Outlook is set to automatically process meeting responses. 1. In Outlook, select "File" on the ribbon...

Qualtrics

  • Qualtrics Research Suite is an online survey program that provides a powerful set of tools for data collection and analysis NMU has a subscription to Qualtrics, and it is available to all faculty and...

Quick Analysis Feature in Excel

  • Excel offers many tools for you to organize your data. The Quick Analysis tool to will quickly analyze and visualize data for you. Below is a step-by-step instruction on how to use it:   1. With your...

Read Mode Word

  • Microsoft Office offers several different views for documents, and one of them is read mode. Read Mode was designed to eliminate distractions while reading and for making small changes and comments...

Reasons for Updating Our Computers

  • Updates fix problems and help make your computer run better. Some updates are scheduled to be available at routine intervals. For instance Windows updates typically come out the second Tuesday of...

Recommended Charts Feature in Excel

  • Excel offers many tools and charts for you to organize your data The Recommended Charts feature will help you choose which chart works best.  Below is a step-by-step instruction on how to use it...

Recommended G Suite Settings

  • Gmail SettingsGmail ForwardingGoogle Calendar SettingsGoogle Calendar SharingUsing Google GroupsUse Chrome for G Suite AccessSetting Chrome/gmail as your default email clientGmail SettingsThe...

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