Category Archives: Windows

Preparing For a New Computer

Before getting a new computer, most people want to make sure they get everything they really need off of their old computer. This can mean: Documents (including presentations, spreadsheets, etc) Pictures Songs and Videos Web page Bookmarks (Favorites) In practice, … Continue reading

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Introduction to Windows 8 (a Rough Guide)

NEVER use Microsoft services like One Drive to store UVM files (especially anything that includes Protected Health Information) “in the cloud.” When you first turn your windows 8 machine on, you will see a decorative “lock screen.” Swipe this upward … Continue reading

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Using Another CHWB Computer: A Cautionary Tale

As many of you know, your UVM NetID+password allows you to log on to virtually any CHWB computer and "get ‘er done," as we say East of Waterbury. Do this and you’ll have access to the CHWB share and to … Continue reading

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How to Find Your Version of Windows

Ever need to know if you are using Windows Vista, Windows 7, or whatever? Here’s a quick way to confirm: On the taskbar at the bottom of your screen, click Start, and then click Run. In the Run dialog box, … Continue reading

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Adding a Network Printer

Network Printers are typically shared by several users. Unlike printers that are directly connected to a computer, Network Printers must be manually “added” for each person who logs onto a particular computer. So if I sneak into your office while … Continue reading

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How to Change Your NetID Password

We use the UVM NetID username and password to access a number of systems at UVM, such as when we log onto our computers, check our email or access the Cataylst/Peoplesoft system (coming soon). You can change your NetID password … Continue reading

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