Category Archive: General Computing

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 […]

By Aaron Vanasse
April 26, 2022 1:09 pm MT
Posted in General CNSIT, General Computing, Tips and Tricks, Windows

Right click on the File Explorer folder icon on the taskbar at the bottom of your screen Right click on “File Explorer” (you’ll see 2 options: Open and Properties)  Left click on “Properties” Under  the Shortcut tab in the Properties box, scroll down and  Select ‘Maximized’ for the field Run This will make it always open maximized. 

By Ross Madden
March 29, 2022 2:55 pm MT
Posted in General CNSIT, General Computing, Internet & Networking, Knowledge Base

CNSIT is ready to begin assisting you in your transition to the latest version of your office phone. Say “goodbye” to your old office phone and “hello” to Teams Voice! This article will discuss the Teams Voice migration process and guide a user through the transition from their VOIP based phone service to the Teams […]

By Evan Campbell
March 9, 2022 1:02 pm MT
Posted in General CNSIT, General Computing, Internet & Networking

Virtual Private Network (VPN) technology is an essential tool in today’s online world.  Generically, VPNs extend a private network and make it available on a public network.  For CSU, when connected to our GlobalProtect VPN, you are able to access on campus resources from an off campus location. CSU’s VPN implementation also uses DUO 2 […]

By Aaron Vanasse
February 16, 2022 10:33 am MT
Posted in General CNSIT, General Computing, Knowledge Base, Uncategorized

**If you are off campus you must use Pluse VPN to connect to the CSU network and then you can follow the steps below. Search your computer for: Remote Desktop and click on it It will open a window like this: Enter the full name of the pc you want to connect to <eg> You […]

By Aaron Vanasse
January 31, 2022 4:25 pm MT
Posted in Apple, General CNSIT, General Computing, Knowledge Base, Software, Windows

If you have data that is best shared and edited amongst a team of people you may want to consider a SharePoint site. Some of the benefits: Included with M365 Apps for zero cost to you One consolidated and collaborative location for multiple users to store data safely and quickly on the cloud As an […]

By Evan Campbell
October 22, 2021 11:39 am MT
Posted in General CNSIT, General Computing, The Cloud, Tips and Tricks

If you find that your computer’s files have stopped syncing to Onedrive, or if you find yourself at a computer that doesn’t have your files synced to it you can quickly access them by logging into https://portal.office.com/ with your NetID, NetID password, and DUO.  This quick guide will show you where they’re at in Onedrive […]

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