Category Archive: Tips and Tricks

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 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 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 Aaron Vanasse
April 19, 2022 10:21 am MT
Posted in Apple, General CNSIT, Knowledge Base, Tips and Tricks, Uncategorized, Windows

Windows Open a command prompt by typing “cmd” into the windows search bar In the command prompt window type: wmic bios get serialnumber The serial number will be displayed in the cmd output MacOS Click the apple icon in the top left of your screen Choose “About this Mac” A box will pop up with […]

By Aaron Vanasse
March 23, 2022 10:56 am MT
Posted in General CNSIT, Knowledge Base, Tips and Tricks, Uncategorized, Windows

Open Outlook and navigate to the Calendar tab at the bottom of the left side of Outlook. Click on New Calendar Group and then right click on Add Calendar At the slide out menu, choose From Address Book or if adding a room calendar for reservations, click Rooms At the Box Popup change Address Book […]

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 […]

By Evan Campbell
June 23, 2021 11:03 am MT
Posted in General CNSIT, General Computing, Tips and Tricks, Windows

In a recent Windows 10 update Microsoft added a new feature to the toolbar called News & Interests. This feature provides access to weather and news without having to open the start menu or a web browser. If you find that this new feature is distracting or taking up too much space on your toolbar […]

By Evan Campbell
April 12, 2021 9:14 am MT
Posted in General CNSIT, General Computing, Knowledge Base, Tips and Tricks, Uncategorized

You may need or want to change your password while off campus. The following will walk you through how to change your password with out having to come to campus Connect the GlobalProtect VPN (Setup information: https://cnsit.colostate.edu/kb/csu-vpn-duo) Use this link to start the process:  https://eid.colostate.edu/eIDModify/Password.aspx Following instructions from DoIT update your password Once you have […]

By Evan Campbell
April 12, 2021 9:11 am MT
Posted in General CNSIT, General Computing, Knowledge Base, Tips and Tricks

This walk through will help you install and log into Beyond Labz 2.0 Go to https://portal.beyondlabz.com/#/login and create an account using your CSU email address and a password of your choosing or login to your account if you’ve already created one If the Beyond Labz Connect shortcut is on the desktop double click on it […]

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