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Installing the PEIF Laser Printer

  • As of 9/21/18 the Jacobetti, PEIF, and HelpDesk Laser printers use the same printer settings as the "Library Laser" printer already configured on the NMU Thinkpad and MacBook issued computers. Please...

Intel PROset/Wireless Connection Utility to connect to WiFi

  • This tutorial uses windows 8.1, but the steps are nearly identical for Windows 7 and XP.  Click the Proset Wifi icon  on your taskbar. Youmay need to expand the arrow in the tray to see it.   ...

Internet Safety

  • Please read the information below on how to be safer on the Internet. If you have any questions please contact the Computing HelpDesk, 906-227-2468, HelpDesk@nmu.edu. General Safety Tips Phishing...

Jamrich

  • The new Jamrich building has officially replaced the old, which has been demolished. A live stream of both sites is available here. New Jamrich now houses the department offices for sociology and...

Java installation Instructions

  • To install the latest version of Java that works with Banner and Extender, go to http://it.nmu.edu/downloads/java or follow these steps for more guidance.    1. First you need to uninstall any...

Kaspersky Anti-Virus

  • Kaspersky® Enpoint Security Antivirus combines reactive antivirus and spyware detection methods with the latest proactive technologies to provide your computer with the most effective protection...

Keep Your MacBook Clean

  • You should take care to clean your MacBook properly. Select a part of your laptop to learn how to safely clean it.  Keyboard LCD Screen Case Keyboard Take care not to spill any liquid on the...

Lenovo ThinkPad Docking Stations

  • The new T460s ThinkPad does not have a VGA monitor port like some people may be using on the older x230i model ThinkPad. A Display Port Adapter to connect a VGA monitor or projector is available from...

Lenovo Twist screen orientation changes

  • If the screen on your Lenovo Twist Ultrabook is displaying upside down or on its side, the easiest way to rotate the screen to the desired position is hold down the Ctrl key and the Alt key...

Live Layout and Alignment Guides in Word

  • Microsoft Word is equipped with live layout and alignment guides to help you align, resize, and move objects.  The example below draws a shape and lines it up using the alignment tool.  1. In the "...

LTE No Connection Troubleshooting

  • Is NMU LTE supposed to be available at your current location?  (If you’re uncertain use the “Check Availability” button on the www.nmu.edu/ean#coverage website to verify if NMU LTE is available. NMU...

LTE Performance Troubleshooting

  • LTE Performance Troubleshooting Speeds to expect from the LTE network are highly dependent on signal strength. In general one should expect 500KBps – 2MBps upload and 5MBps-15MBps download. (You can...

LTE Troubleshooting

  • (IT DRAFT)Are you trying to connect to NMU LTE as a current student, faculty, staff, or NMU retiree?    Yes > Continue below with NMU LTE Troubleshooting    No > Contact NMU EAN SupportNMU LTE...

Mac OS

  • Mac OS, or Apple's operating system, comes preinstalled on all NMU-issued MacBooks.  Below is a list of training resources for OSX.  Using OSX (Apple Support) Getting Started with OSX...

Mac OS X Mail Setup

  • Mac OSX Mail is an application you can utilize to check your @nmu.edu mail. Instructions for setting up Mac Mail as a POP account are below. To learn how to use MAC OS X, visit the Using MAC OS X...

Macbook Backup and Restore

  • It's always a good idea to back your files up regularly and especially if you are planning to transfer them to a new machine. In addition to dragging and dropping files onto an external device, you...

MacBook Specs

  • 2015 2016 MacBook Specifications: 2.7GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor 8GB of 1866MHz LPDDR3 onboard memory 128GB Solid State Drive Intel Iris Graphics 6100 Thunderbolt digital video output...

Mail Merge

  • To use Mail Merge all you need is an Excel spreadsheet with your contact information and any other fields that you need to add to your letter and the form letter you are going to use. The Mail Merge...

Make Web Notes with Microsoft Edge

  • Edge lets you make notes on webpages and save them. To learn how, follow the instructions below. 1. With Edge open, click the Web Note icon.       2.You can now use the tools in the upper left to...

Manually Defragmenting my Hard Disk

  • One way to speed up a computer is to defragment the Hard Disk. If you would like to learn how this works, visit our "How Defragmenting Works" page.  Note: Defragmenting can take from several minutes...

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