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Using chkdisk

  • You can use ChkDisk in Windows to check your hard disk for logical and physical errors. ChkDisk can be set to automatically repair the damaged areas. ChkDisk cannot run while Windows is running,...

Using Disk Cleanup

  • Disk Cleanup can be used to clear out unnecessary files on your computer, like temporary files or items in the recycle bin, speeding up your computer.  Though these instructions use Windows 10, the...

Using Fetch

  • Fetch is a MAC OS X application for transferring files between your computer and a File Transfer Protocol (FTP) server. Using Fetch, you can connect to an FTP server, browse directories and files on...

Using Google Authenticator for 2 factor authentication

  • Setting up Google Authenticator for 2 factor authentication These instructions provide an overview of the process and the process may have changed if the authenticator app was recently updated. Step...

Using Kaspersky Endpoint Security

  • Kaspersky is the AntiVirus which comes pre-installed on all NMU-issued computers. Although you won't be able to change any of the settings, you can manually update Kaspersky and scan for viruses...

Using MAC OS X Mail

  • Viewing the Inbox Checking for New Messages Reading a Message Writing and Sending a New Message Replying to an Existing Message Viewing a List of Sent Messages Viewing the Inbox Launch the "...

Using Multiple Desktops in Windows 10

  • Windows 10 includes a "Task View" virtual desktop feature that allows you to toggle between multiple desktops depending on what you want to use each for.  1. Click the Task View icon  on your...

Using Presenter's View in PowerPoint

  • This page outlines the many useful features in using the Presenter's View in PowerPoint. 1. PowerPoint 2013 will automatically be in presenter's view when connected, but if you are using PowerPoint...

Using Roundcube Webmail

  • NMU students, staff, and faculty have email accounts through Northern. Your email address is your UserID and appears as yourid@nmu.edu. This article outlines many of the features of the RoundCube...

Using Server-Side Filters to Manage/Organize Email

  • Server-side filters work on mail as it comes in to your mailbox on the ITS mail servers. When you access your mail, no matter what IMAP program you use, the filtering has already been done for you....

Using Software Update on the Macbook

  • When the MacBook is connected to the Internet, it will automatically check for updates on a weekly basis. Before any major system updates, for example, upgrading from Yosemite to El Capitan, please...

Using SquirrelMail Webmail

  •   NMU students, staff, and faculty have email accounts through Northern. Your email address is your userID, and appears as yourid@nmu.edu, and the password is the password you created for NMU (The...

Using the Google Migration tool to migrate content into G Suite

  • These instructions use the "Google Apps Migration for Microsoft Outlook" application to migrate an Outlook PST file(s) to your G Suite account. The PST file(s) could contain your exported Webmail...

Using the Lenovo System Update Tool

  • The Lenovo System Update tool installs unique updates to your ThinkPad computer that are not included in the Microsoft updates. We recommend you routinely run System Update on a monthly basis and...

Using the Mac OS X Dock

  • Using the Dock Starting Applications Without Using the Dock Adding Items to the Dock Removing items from the Dock Changing the Dock Appearance Stacks Using the Dock To access any of these files or...

Using your LTE enabled ThinkPad as a WiFi Hotspot

  • NMU ThinkPads with NMU LTE hardware installed can be used as a Wi-Fi hotspot to provide Internet access to Wi-Fi capable devices. NMU issued ThinkPad computers can have NMU LTE installed at no...

Verify Your NMU Account Status and Password

  •  If you are having trouble logging into your account on any NMU sites, first navigate to http://myuser.nmu.edu/user and try to log in with your NMU UserID and password.         If you are able to...

Video/Audio Playback in Educat

  • Depending on which browser you're using, additional clicks may be required to view video/audio (multimedia content) in EduCat. Some browsers see the embedded code, and temporarily block it to let...

VoiceThread

  • VoiceThread VoiceThread is online software that you can use to record video and/or audio. For more information on using it, visit the CTL Resource Library and click on VoiceThread to see all the...

Web Publishing: Background Information

  •   What is a Web site? Process overview of creating a Web site What is a Web site? Before you can create and publish a Web site, it is helpful to learn what a Web site is and how the files in...

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