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Using Roundcube Webmail

  • Webmail is deprecated.We now use Google Workspaces  NMU students, staff, and faculty have email accounts through Northern. Your email address is your UserID and appears as yourid@nmu.edu. This...

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 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...

When am I eligible for a computer?

  • Computer distribution and other TLC distribution information may be found at the Northern Michigan University Notebook Distribution page.  

Whitelist a Sender

  • Although the option is not available in Roundcube, both SquirrelMail and Outlook allow you to "Whitelist" a sender, thus marking the sender safe and ensuring you recieve emails for that address....

WiFi Router

  • A WiFi router typically accesses the Internet using an Ethernet WAN (Wide Area Network) connection from a device provided by an Internet Service Provider (ISP) and offers it to devices connected via...

Wildcat Express Card

  • To receive a Wildcat Express Card bring a picture ID and your NMU IN to the Wildcat Express Center (phone 906-227-1686 ), located on the first floor of the Don H. Bottum University Center, near the...

Windows 10

  • Windows is Microsoft's operating system, which comes pre-installed on all NMU-issued Thinkpads. The HelpDesk currently supports Windows versions 7, 8.1, and 10. Below is a list of training...

Windows 10 version 1511 and Kaspersky version 10.2.x not updating

  • Some people with older NMU issued ThinkPad computers using NMU software images created prior to the Fall 2017 image may find their version of Windows is stuck at version 1511. To verify this type '...

Windows 7 no updates after May 2016

  • In May 2016, Microsoft made changes to it's Windows Update system necessitating changes on both the server and client side in order for Windows 7 to keep receiving updates. NMU IT staff has made the...

Windows 8 Auto-rotate Feature

  • The auto-rotate feature allows the orientation of the screen to rotate when the computer is flipped into tablet mode. This article will show how to turn the feature on or off with different methods...

Windows Action Center

  • New to Windows 10, the Action Center allows you to quickly access basic settings and various notifications. From here you can adjust screen brighness, toggle battery saver mode, choose a network,...

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