Category Archive: Windows

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 eid 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 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
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 […]

By Ross Madden
December 5, 2019 11:45 am MT
Posted in General CNSIT, Windows

CNSIT has recently adopted Microsoft’s System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM or Configuration Manager or Config Manager) to help better manage its fleet of computer assets. At the moment, only Windows computers are able to benefit from the Config Manager setup. However, it is the hope that the future brings MacOS compatibility to the table. Config […]

By Ross Madden
October 16, 2019 10:58 am MT
Posted in Backups, General CNSIT, Tips and Tricks, Windows

You can back up your important folders (your Desktop, Documents, and Pictures folders) on your Windows PC with OneDrive PC folder backup, so they’re protected and available on other devices. Check out the following article for information on setting this up! There is now no excuse for not backing up these common file storage locations! […]

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By Ross Madden
January 28, 2019 2:27 pm MT
Posted in Apple, General CNSIT, Knowledge Base, The Cloud, Windows

It is official, we are sunsetting Pangea.  While this phasing out will take some careful consideration and migration, we wanted to make sure to document up front what we believe will be the process. Why are we doing this? Pangea has been our go-to collaboration tool since 2006.  It has gone through many iterations in […]

By Ross Madden
January 28, 2019 11:32 am MT
Posted in Apple, General CNSIT, Knowledge Base, The Cloud, Windows

In this article I will walk you through connecting a CSU O365 SharePoint Online site to your local computer using the OneDrive sync client.  This walkthrough assumes you have already connected your OneDrive sync client to your personal OneDrive space as described in the following articles: Configure OneDrive Client for Windows: https://cnsit.colostate.edu/kb/configure-onedrive-client-for-windows Configure OneDrive Client […]

By Ross Madden
January 28, 2019 10:58 am MT
Posted in General CNSIT, Knowledge Base, The Cloud, Windows

In this article I will walk you through connecting the OneDrive client for Windows 10 to your CSU O365 personal OneDrive space.  In Windows 10 (which you should be using) OneDrive should be installed and running on default.  If you do not see the OneDrive “cloud” icon running in your task bar over by your […]

By Ross Madden
December 18, 2018 11:43 am MT
Posted in General CNSIT, Windows

Occasionally, we run into a specific issue when a user is setting up a new machine, and wants to configure Outlook to read their CSU O365 e-mail and calendar data.  While following the ACNS supplied directions (http://help.mail.colostate.edu/tt_o365_outlook.aspx) the dialog will seem to hang (indefinitely) on searching for the account.  We are seeing this behaviour when […]

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