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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, this usually means clearing a bunch of stuff off your Desktop. Documents and Pictures: Move […]

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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 with your finger or just press a key on your keyboard to access the login […]

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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 all of your "MyDocs" stuff: spreadsheets, word documents, family pictures, whatever. It’s magic. The thing […]

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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, type: winver. NOTE: If you’re using Windows Vista or newer, type winver into the Search […]

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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 you’re on vacation and log on to your computer, I’ll need to go through the […]

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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 here: http://www.uvm.edu/account/ your NetID password must be at least 6 characters long. Remember: when you […]

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