Category Archive: Tips and Tricks

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 eid, eid 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 Pulse Secure VPN Use this link to start the process:  https://eid.colostate.edu/eIDModify/Password.aspx Following instructions from ACNS update your password Once you have completed the password […]

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 […]

By Evan Campbell
April 8, 2021 11:01 am MT
Posted in Apple, Knowledge Base, Tips and Tricks, Uncategorized

You may be using an iPad to remote into a pc or server, the following will get you set up *You will need to download the Pulse Secure and Microsoft Remote Desktop Client Apps from the App Store both of which are free & you will also need to setup DUO if you have not […]

By Aaron Vanasse
April 5, 2021 12:22 pm MT
Posted in General Computing, Internet & Networking, Knowledge Base, Tips and Tricks, Windows

After resetting your CSU eID password we occasionally hear from folks that their wireless devices have a hard time connecting back to the CSU-EID wifi while on campus. This is sometimes caused by an existing wireless profile for CSU-EID which is trying to use the saved password, which is now old. The simple trick to […]

By Ross Madden
February 15, 2021 9:01 am MT
Posted in General CNSIT, Knowledge Base, Tips and Tricks

As DUO 2-Factor authentication rolls out in front of more campus services, it is more important than ever that users set up their DUO enrolled devices in a meaningful way. Essentially, your DUO device setup should not rely on a single device, such as a cell phone, which can be lost, dunked in the toilet […]

By Evan Campbell
December 8, 2020 9:48 am MT
Posted in General CNSIT, Knowledge Base, Tips and Tricks

With Adobe’s continually changing licensing demands CNSIT has started to explore alternative methods for creating and editing PDF files.  Fortunately, we have found Word is a good alternative that is accessible by everyone on campus.  This article will give you tips on how to create and edit PDFs in Word.  If this article doesn’t cover […]

By Ross Madden
November 22, 2020 9:16 am MT
Posted in General CNSIT, Knowledge Base, The Cloud, Tips and Tricks

SharePoint online sites can be a powerful way to collaborate and share data among your workgroup. When used in combination with the OneDrive sync client it is a great way to access data from your local machine using automatic synchronization with the cloud repository. However, some areas find it useful to keep feeds of raw-data […]

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