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Resetting your Internet Browser

  • The reasons why you would reset your browser would be if you are having problems accessing web pages, and it works in another browser you can go through resetting the browser that isn't working...

Restoring Deleted Files

  • If you accidently deleted a file or folder you did not want to delete, you can easily restore it to its' original location. Double-click the "Recycle Bin" located on your desktop Select the...

Restoring files from a backup CD/DVD

  •   1. Insert the disk you'd like to move files from. A window should pop up showing the contents. Drag that window to the right side of the screen and release to snap it to that half.  If you have...

Restoring files from external device

  • After a backup or switch to a new computer, you may want to restore files to the computer from the external hard drive or external memory device where you backed them up. Though these instructions...

Run an Online Degree Evaluation

  • A Curriculum, Advising and Program Planning (CAPP) Online Degree Evaluation analyzes your coursework and academic progress against your degree requirements so you know what you have completed and...

Saving a PowerPoint as a Video

  • If you'd like to save and play a PowerPoint on a video, create or open your powerpoint and follow these steps.   1. With your PowerPoint open, click the "File" tab on the ribbon menu.       2. Click...

Saving and Exporting a Word document as a PDF file

  • With the newest version of Microsoft Office 2013, you are able to save and export regular word documents as PDF files.  1. With the document that you want to export/save as a PDF open, select "File...

Saving Printer Settings

  • These instructions are meant to help save network printer settings when changing computers or transferring files to a new computer. See your printer manufacturer's website for configuring a new...

Scanning With Windows Defender

  • Windows Defender has been replaced with Windows Defender Security Center. See the following link for information on using the new application. Window Defender Security Center

Schedule a Detailed Meeting in Outlook

  • When you create a meeting in Outlook, you are actually creating a meeting request. The request is sent out by e-mail to the prospective meeting participants, who respond by accepting or declining the...

Search Help Articles

  • Use the Search field in the upper right corner of every page to browse help articles for computer and network problems or to search for information on the TLC Notebook initiative. You can also use...

Searching for Large Files in Windows

  • Occasionally, you may want to perform an advanced search to find large files somewhere on your computer. Choose a Windows version to get started.  Windows 10 (Similar to Windows 8) Windows 7...

Sending a screen shot

  • 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 displayed. Using the "PrtSc" key in Windows or the "...

Set up Mac OS X Mail to send from Off Campus

  • 1. Launch the Mail application from the dock.      2. Click "Mail" and select "Preferences" at the top of the screen.       3. Click on "Accounts" and ensure that the "Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP)"...

Set Work Time in Outlook Calendar

  • If your work schedule is something different than the typical hours from 8 am to 5 pm, Monday thru Friday, you can change Outlook's calendar to what your work times are. Open Outlook. Select the "...

Setting A Browser's Homepage

  • 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 services, can be found at http://www.acs.nmu.edu/home....

Setting a passcode on your mobile device

  • Setting a passcode on your mobile device is a good basic security step and an important part of protecting your data.  This will help keep unauthorized users off of your device and can help if your...

Setting gmail as your default email client

  • When you click on an email address on a web page or other location you may be prompted to allow the application to open Microsoft Outlook or some other email client. This is related to Outlook being...

Setting Mozilla Firefox as your default Web Browser

  • The instructions below will aid you in setting the default programs for web browsing.  If you see this window when starting FireFox, you can set Firefox as default browser using the "Use Firefox...

Setting Outlook to Prompt for a Profile

  • If you have multiple mail account profiles, you can choose to have Outlook prompt you to choose from them when you open it.   1.  In the "Start" menu, search for and open the "Control Panel."      2...

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