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By Ross Madden
May 17, 2023 9:43 am MT
Posted in General CNSIT, Printing

General Information Model: HP Designjet T795Location: CNS Undergraduate Computer Lab Biology 126Paper: Roll of 36″ HP Plain Paper Poster File Preparation and Requirements Before you attempt to print be sure that your poster file meets the following requirements. 1.) Your poster file must be in the PDF file format.2.) The paper roll is only 36″ […]

By Evan Campbell
May 5, 2023 9:00 am MT
Posted in General CNSIT, Tips and Tricks, Windows

If you’re off campus and notice that your computer is not receiving updates for Windows or if software that should be available to you is not listed in Software Center these instructions will refresh Software Center allowing you to install the updates or software. In the windows search bar type “disk cleanup” and launch the […]

By Ross Madden
February 20, 2023 1:22 pm MT
Posted in General CNSIT, Windows

Once again, we are on the precipice of an Windows operating system upgrade spree. Windows 10 officially loses support by Microsoft in October of 2025. Our goal is to be able to upgrade all possible computers by well before this. Windows 11 Hardware Requirements Microsoft has an official list of all hardware requirements here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/windows-11-specifications?r=1 […]

By Ross Madden
December 14, 2022 9:42 am MT
Posted in General CNSIT, Knowledge Base

This article is taken/adapted from the following – content reproduced here for posterity: https://www.networkworld.com/article/3618998/using-gimp-to-modify-pdf-files.html Gimp can do everything from resizing and cropping images to adding text, changing colors or distorting images in artistic ways. You can use it to draw with its pencil or paintbrush and layer additional images. It’s quite a versatile tool. Yet […]

By Ross Madden
November 2, 2022 11:46 am MT
Posted in General CNSIT, Windows

Deploying software in the modern age has become very convenient. This is especially true as more of the work force is remote and unable to physically meet with CNSIT staff for required software installations. For machines managed by CNSIT we will be using the Software Center for software deployments as well as OS upgrades and […]

By Ross Madden
October 14, 2022 11:03 am MT
Posted in Apple

Network drive access can be obtained in three simple steps, provided you don’t mind having to repeat those steps if the connection drops, you restart your Mac, or the device is disconnected: In Finder, either hit Command+K to bring up “Connect to Server” or click Go > Connect to Server Enter the path of the […]

By Ross Madden
October 14, 2022 9:43 am MT
Posted in Tips and Tricks

What is Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL)? The Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) is a feature of the Windows operating system that enables you to run a Linux file system, along with Linux command-line tools and GUI apps, directly on Windows, alongside your traditional Windows desktop and apps. Who is WSL for? This is primarily […]

By John Purdy
September 26, 2022 2:44 pm MT
Posted in Software, Tips and Tricks

About Gravity Forms  Gravity Forms is a WordPress plugin that allows users to create simple and complex forms to collect information on their WordPress site, and then decide what to do with that information. The College of Natural Sciences has an “Elite” License installed on https://forms.natsci.colostate.edu available for use. Once a form has been created, it […]

By John Purdy
September 19, 2022 11:37 am MT
Posted in Tips and Tricks, Web Development

This quick guide is for webpages using the WPBakery page builder. If you are unsure about which page builder your site is using, please ask CNSIT. Overview Sometimes it is helpful to copy detailed block and page elements from one page to another within WordPress. Each of the blocks in the WPBakery page builder is […]

By Evan Campbell
July 7, 2022 11:49 am MT
Posted in E-mail, General CNSIT, Knowledge Base, Security News

Microsoft has created a new feature in Outlook that allows you to report emails as either spam or phishing without having to forward them to the Division of IT. This article will show you how to use this new feature in both the Outlook client as well as the M365 portal version of Outlook for […]

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