ETS file transfer service

Notes on usage of the ETS File Transfer Service.

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Interpreting IP addresses on the UVM network

Explanation of what the IP address for a computer connected to the UVM network (or trying to connect) indicates

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Windows 8 – Backing up files with File History

Windows 8 –using the built in back up options Windows 8, the current version of the Microsoft Windows operating system, comes with two separate backup options. These are Windows File History and Windows Backup & Restore, and each functions slightly differently. This walkthrough is for Windows File History, a built-in application which takes regular snapshots […]

Disposal of Surplus Computers and Electronic Waste

Proper management and disposal of surplus/old computers.

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Creating folders and sub-folders in webmail

Steps to creating folders and subfolders in UVM webmail.

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Downloading WinSCP and Accessing your UVM Zoo Files: Windows only*

How to download, and install WinSCP.

The program WinSCP is used to access your UVM Zoo files and folders.

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Installing and Setting up Thunderbird: Macintosh

Mac OS X: Installing and setting up Thunderbird from the UVM Software Archive Go to: You will be asked to enter your UVM NetID and Password (same username and password you use to login to your UVM email). After you login you will be brought to a page where you can select your platform. You […]

Windows 8 Recovery Options

Abstract: This article describes the various recovery options for troubleshooting and repairing issues on computers running Windows 8. Upon the first login, there are no prompts for the user to create recovery media or restore points in Windows 8. The following steps detail the process of creating a bootable recovery drive on a USB storage […]

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About Microsoft Windows 8: from the UVM Campus Presentation

Windows 8 Campus Presentation 10/17/12): Summary: Windows 8 is Windows 7 at its core, but implements a new user interface. The presentation focused mainly on Win8’s strong implementation of touch controls and the emphasis on the use of tablets. See below for some bullet points from the presentation: >Locksreen: Displays useful information such as amount […]

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