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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...

Recover password for NMU account.

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Registering a Computer on NMU's Network

  • Computers must be connected to the network to be registered. Registering your computer or device allows you to access the internet without restricitons to nmu.edu pages. You must have an active NMU...

Registering a Device using iOS or Android

  • Registering a Device using iOS or AndroidAny device that uses the NMU network must be registered to make full use of the Internet. Registering a smartphone or tablet that uses iOS or Android is very...

Registering Apple Products

  • In order for you to use your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch to stream music or browse the web on the NMU network, you will need to register the device on the network.    1. Connect to NMU through the...

Rehearsing timings in PowerPoint

  • You can rehearse your presentation to make sure that it fits within a certain time frame. While you rehearse, use the Rehearse Timings feature to record the time that you need to present each slide,...

Reimage

  • 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 image restored or updated you will need to bring it...

Remote Support

  • To assure security, the HelpDesk WILL NOT be contacting you requesting to use remote assistance. You have to initiate the call to the HelpDesk yourself. During the call you can ask or the HelpDesk...

Remove a network bridge

  •        In the Start menu, left click once on "Control Panel" and select "Network and Sharing Center" from the list. On the left pane of the new window, select "Change adapter settings."...

Remove a printer on the MacBook

  • 1. Click on the "Apple" menu icon in the upper right of the screen and select "System Preferences..." from the menu.         2. Select the printer you want to remove and click the "-" minus sign...

Removing Spyware from My Computer

  • The following information is only applicable to those running Windows on their ThinkPad or Desktop computers as MAC OS X is inherently resistant to Spyware. Both NMU-leased Windows and OSX machines...

Repair a Profile in Outlook

  •   If an error on opening Outlook states that there is an error with a pst file you can repair this file. However, this is a potentially long process depending on the size of your mail file. Though...

Requesting an Alumni Account

  • The NMU Alumni Association office offers alumni "E-mail for Life," a free, full-service email account through the Google Education system available to all alumni of Northern Michigan University....

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