Category Archive: Windows

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 behavior when […]

By Aaron Vanasse
December 7, 2018 11:33 am MT
Posted in General CNSIT, Windows

Press the windows key + pause key and a pop up box will appear. Now select Advanced system settings. Another pop box will appear. At the top of the pop up box select Computer Name and click Change in the lower right corner of the popup box Another pop up menu will appear and in […]

By Ross Madden
September 21, 2018 1:36 pm MT
Posted in General CNSIT, Internet & Networking, Knowledge Base, The Cloud, Tips and Tricks, Windows

IMPORTANT! While these directions are still technical doable, permissions on RStor can now be more easily managed using Grouper (https://grouper.colostate.edu) – Please review these directions before proceeding: https://cnsit.colostate.edu/kb/manage-rstor-group-access-with-grouper One of the great things about the RStor service, is the ability for a share owner to administer the permissions without CNSIT assistance!  To manage the permissions […]

By Ross Madden
May 14, 2018 10:49 am MT
Posted in General CNSIT, Internet & Networking, Knowledge Base, The Cloud, Tips and Tricks, Windows

In days past, one of the major drawbacks to using the OneDrive sync client on your local computer, was that your local storage was often far less than your OneDrive quota of 5TB.  The sync client required that you download any files to your local computer in order to even see them!  Of course, this […]

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By Ross Madden
April 9, 2018 9:43 am MT
Posted in Apple, General CNSIT, Knowledge Base, Security News, Tips and Tricks, Windows

Beginning April 25th, 2018 the Pulse Secure VPN client we know and love will start utilizing DUO two factor authentication.  This applies you to if you use the Pulse Secure desktop or mobile app to access on campus resources while you are at home or traveling (in short, if you are off campus).  While this […]

By Aaron Vanasse
March 29, 2018 3:10 pm MT
Posted in General CNSIT, Knowledge Base, Tips and Tricks, Windows

The hidden files and folders setting is both a blessing and a curse. Microsoft has attempted to keep us from making some rather consequential mistakes. The majority of hidden files and folders on your PC are windows systems files and application files that need 99.9999% zero human intervention. In other words, if it most likely […]

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