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Global Telecom Outdoor NMU LTE CPE

  • The Global Telecom Outdoor is an outdoor LTE device available from NMU that operates on Band 41. The Power Over Ethernet (POE) power adapter is rated at 48 vdc and 500ma. Configuration The customer...

Guest Wireless Locations

  • NMU Wireless internet is available on registered computers all over campus for students, staff, retirees, and faculty. Visitors without NMU credentials can connect using the NMU_GUEST access points...

How Defragmenting Works

  • When a program saves a file on a disk, it puts the file into an empty space on the disk. When it saves changes to the file, it saves the changes to another empty space on the disk. Each time it saves...

How to Add an Email Signature

  • NMU's Marketing and Communications office has created a page to help you set up an Email signature that can be used from various email clients. See How to Add an Email Signature on their website.

How to set Track Changes in Microsoft Word

  • Track Changes is a built in feature in Microsoft Word which allows you to see the changes that were made to the document. To view changes, or to edit a document with them, follow the instructions...

Huawei A280 Indoor NMU LTE CPE

  • The Huawei A280 Indoor device is designed to work in your home taking in the NMU LTE signal for Internet access and providing Internet access via WiFi throughout most of your home and 2 Ethernet...

Huawei eA380 Outdoor NMU LTE CPE

  • The Huawei eA380 Outdoor is an outdoor LTE device available from NMU that operates on Band 41. The Power Over Ethernet (POE) power adapter is included. Configuration The customer should only need to...

I Don't Know my Password

  • Your NMU password is a combination of letters, numbers, and special characters that is eight characters or more in length. You most likely created your password when you first set up your user...

Identifying and Limiting Spam

  • Here are some tips to help you identify if an email is spam: Northern will NEVER ask you for any personal information such as your NMU password or Social Security Number through an email. In fact...

Identifying Outlook Storage Locations

  • Microsoft Outlook typically stores the messages, folders, calendars, and other items available to you in files with a .pst extension in the "Outlook Files" folder in the "Documents" folder on your...

Identifying Phishing Attempts

  • At the HelpDesk, and throughout campus, there has been an influx of phishing attempts on NMU accounts. In response to this we would like to get the word out to the NMU community about ways to tell if...

Importing an Outlook pst file

  • Importing an Outlook pst file is a way to make the file contents available in Outlook in a different storage location. If you don't need or want to import the contents of an Outlook pst file to...

Importing Outlook and OWA content to G Suite

  • If you are using Microsoft Outlook to access your NMU E-mail and/or have an Microsoft Exchange Account available on OWA, and typically issued to faculty and staff follow these instructions. If you...

Importing Webmail Content to G Suite

  • If you are using Webmail to access your NMU E-mail and want to copy your Webmail content to gmail please follow these instructions. If you are using Microsoft Outllook to access your NMU E-mail and/...

Information for Graduates and Former Students

  • This page provides key IT related information for NMU graduates and former students. Notebook computer returns and purchase optionsThe immediate return of the NMU notebook is required when any of...

Informational Posters

  • These posters are displayed around the HelpDesk and in other areas on campus in order to help educate the public on useful technological information. You may download, print, and use these PDF...

Inking Feature in Office

  • In Office 2013 and 2016, you can use the Inking tool to draw on Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, and more. This is especially useful with a pen in tablet mode or however you want to use it. To...

Inserting Objects in Word

  • Word allows for the insertion of many objects, and this article will guide you through a few of these. Though these instructions use Word 2016, the instructions are comparable to older versions.  To...

Install Cisco VPN Client

  • The Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client uses an encrypted virtual private network (VPN) to provide a secure connection between your device and the NMU network. Using the Cisco AnyConnect Secure...

Install Updated Respondus Lockdown Browser

  • These instructions walk you through installing the latest verision of Respondus LockDown Browser for Windows. 1. First, you must uninstall the previous version of lockdown browser. Search "Programs...

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