Category Archive: Tips and Tricks

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 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 NetID password we occasionally hear from folks that their wireless devices have a hard time connecting back to the CSU-NET wifi while on campus. This is sometimes caused by an existing wireless profile for CSU-NET 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 […]

By Evan Campbell
November 5, 2020 12:57 pm MT
Posted in General CNSIT, Knowledge Base, Tips and Tricks

Microsoft has recently introduced a couple of tools in Microsoft 365 that are intended to help with organization and efficiency. These tools send daily emails to your CSU email address which some have found to be bothersome. This article will explain how to turn these emails off. MyAnalytics Navigate to https://portal.office.com. Choose the All Apps […]

By Aaron Vanasse
October 6, 2020 4:34 pm MT
Posted in E-mail, General CNSIT, Tips and Tricks

Open Outlook and click the FILE tab in the top left corner Click on Account Settings Click Change Click More Settings Click Add Type in the exact name of the mail box including all underlines and dashes Don’t add @colostate.edu – Just the name of the mailbox Click OK Outlook will find the mailbox and […]

By Evan Campbell
August 20, 2020 3:21 pm MT
Posted in CNS Computer Lab, General CNSIT, Knowledge Base, Tips and Tricks

Orient the document to the top left corner of the scanner Close the lid and push the button to the left of the light on front of scanner Select Windows Fax and Scan Application After the document is scanned it will be displayed in the app as “Image” Double click on “Image” to open it […]

By Evan Campbell
July 13, 2020 4:01 pm MT
Posted in General CNSIT, Knowledge Base, Tips and Tricks

If you have not already, you will need to request a Zoom license from RAMtech before setting up a CSU Zoom account. https://ramtech.colostate.edu/departmental/software/#zoom Navigate to https://zoom.us/ using your preferred browser Click on “Sign in” in the upper right corner of the window Input your firstname.lastname@colostate.edu email address Click on forgot your password Your CSU email […]

By Evan Campbell
June 8, 2020 4:57 pm MT
Posted in General CNSIT, Knowledge Base, Tips and Tricks

After uploading a video to Microsoft Stream you can use the permissions and sharing features to make the video available to a course of your choosing. You can access Microsoft Stream by logging into https://portal.office.com/ and selecting Stream from the list of apps. Navigate to the “My Content” drop down menu and select “Videos” Navigate […]

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