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Controlling Email Spam

  • Spam emails and unwanted promotions can be filtered from your email in multiple ways. Besides deleting messages or unsubscribing to promotional sites, once you identify spam email you can filter it...

Cortana

  • Cortana is the new Microsoft personal assistant who you can program to help you with your daily life. NMU-issued machines pre-installed with Windows 10 will be equipped with Cortana.  Learn more...

Create a signature in Outlook

  • You can create a personalized signature for your email messages that include text, images, your electronic business card, a logo, or even an image of your handwritten signature. Your signature can...

Create a Table in Excel

  • Organizing your data in a table makes managing more data easier. Tables can be filtered and can allow for simpler calculations, among other advantages. This article outlines creating a table in Excel...

Create a Table of Contents in Word

  • This article covers how to create and update a Table of Contents in Microsoft Office Word 2016, though the steps are similar to those in 2013. 1. With your document open, select the "References" tab...

Creating a Timeline in Excel

  • Excel offers many tools and charts, timelines being one class of these. There are multiple layouts for timelines in Excel, and this article shows you how to create them. Though this tutorial uses...

Creating and Using Windows Sticky Notes

  • Sticky notes are already on your NMU ThinkPad and are useful tools for remembering information. Once you write on a sticky note it will contain that information when you restart your computer or...

Creating Folders in Outlook

  • Creating folders in Microsoft Outlook is an easy way to organize your e-mail. It is important to note, however, that unless you are a faculty or staff member using Microsoft Exchange, these folders...

Creating Quick Notes in OneNote

  • OneNote is part of the Microsoft Office suite pre-installed on NMU-issued computers used for free-form information gathering. You can also use it to create and store quick notes. Be sure you're using...

Creating Rules in Outlook

  • According to a 2012 report the Mckinsey Global Institute found that, on average, workers spent 28% of their work week reading and answering e-mails. Staying organized is extremely important when...

Customize the Touchpad and Trackpoint on the ThinkPad

  • You can disable, enable, or customize the trackpad and trackpoint for your NMU Thinkpad using the instructions below.  Windows 10 and 8.1 Windows 7 Windows 10 and 8.1 1. In the Search bar or...

Customizing the new look in gmail

  • Many people as of 11/15/18 might be unhappy about the new look in gmail. Here are some customization options that might help: Use Chrome or Firefox for gmail. Microsoft Edge displays the preview...

Customizing the Windows Notification Area

  • You can choose what displays on the notification area of the taskbar. 1. Right-click on the date and time display on the taskbar and select "Customize notification icons."       2. There are a few...

Customizing TrackPad Settings in OSX

  • Open System Preferences by clicking the Apple icon in the upper left corner and selecting “System Preferences…” Click on "Trackpad" to view all the settings. The first tab includes "Point...

Cyber Security Awareness Tips

  • Helpful tips for helping to keep your identity, personal information and data secure. More information on these topics and more can be found on the pages linked at the bottom of the page. Phishing...

De-Register a Device from the NMU Network

  • Occasionally, you may want to remove a device from your account because you no longer use it or for a variety of reasons. These instructions will show you how to de-register a device from the NMU...

Delete the LTE adapter and Restart

  • This page is a part of a series of pages for LTE troubleshooting. If you haven't already done so, please start the LTE troubleshooting process by going to the LTE Troubleshooting (Start Here) page....

Determining your Windows Username

  • To find your Windows username, follow the instructions below. Though this article uses Windows 10, the instructions apply to older versions of Windows as well. 1. Hold down the Ctrl and Alt keys on...

Dial In Update

  • NMUPPP dial in services ended on August 1, 2014. This has been a long time in coming. The once very popular service that had over 310 connection modems has dwindled to 23 modems in the last few years...

Disable Random Hardware Address in Windows 10

  • Some application settings or other issues might cause Windows 10 to enable randomized hardware addresses, which will cause issues with your registration to NMU's network. To disable this feature,...

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