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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 […]

By Aaron Vanasse
June 16, 2022 10:38 am MT
Posted in Apple, Calendars, Featured, General CNSIT, General Computing, Knowledge Base, Tips and Tricks, Uncategorized, Windows

Open a browser and in the address bar at the top type portal.office.com Login to the Microsoft Office365 portal with your eid/netid email and eid/netid password Once you are logged in to the portal, on the left side of the page, select the Outlook icon Select the Calendar Icon in the top left of the page […]

By Aaron Vanasse
June 14, 2022 1:57 pm MT
Posted in Calendars, Featured, General CNSIT, General Computing, Knowledge Base, Uncategorized

Open a browser and in the address bar at the top type portal.office.com Login to the Microsoft Office365 portal with your eid/netid email and eid/netid password Once you are logged in to the portal, on the left side of the page, select the Outlook icon Select the calendar icon in the top left of the […]

By Aaron Vanasse
June 10, 2022 10:53 am MT
Posted in Calendars, General CNSIT, General Computing, Knowledge Base, Tips and Tricks

Before we begin, add the room calendar you’d like to reserve to your Outlook. The directions to do so are here: https://cnsit.colostate.edu/kb/adding-shared-calendar-to-outlook-calendars Click Calendar view in the bottom left of your Outlook client Having added the calendar to Outlook, tick the box next to the room calendar you have added. In a moment you will […]

By Ross Madden
May 16, 2022 10:06 am MT
Posted in General CNSIT, General Computing, Internet & Networking

Adding domain users to the Remote Desktop group can be accomplished by any user with administrative privileges for the given computer. A common need is for a PI to need a new lab member to remotely connect to a shared computer. This walkthrough will guide a user that already has administrative security rights on a […]

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