Category Archive: Windows

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 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
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 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
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 9:16 am MT
Posted in Computer Labs, General CNSIT, Printing, Windows

If you’re wanting to print a PowerPoint presentation or Word document in one of the student labs it will need to be formatted as a pdf due to print server changes.  To print in the labs you will need to login to Papercut (https://cns-papercut.natsci.colostate.edu/user) using your NetID credentials and upload a pdf to the print […]

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
June 24, 2020 10:24 am MT
Posted in Apple, General CNSIT, Knowledge Base, Software, Windows

Starting with version 2020, Adobe Acrobat DC Pro is changing how it activates its licensing. Previously, we used a serialized license where we would enter in a serial number to activate the software. CSU has now moved to a named user license where users will authenticate as themselves in order to activate Adobe Acrobat DC […]

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