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Multiple reboots

A small subset of CALS-OIT managed Windows computers will receive multiple patches and reboots on October 15th starting at 4 PM. We have identified an issue where a small portion of managed Windows computers are not communicating correctly with the Cornell University Windows computer management tool, Configuration Manager (CM). Because CM cannot communicate with the […]

Lync 2013 updating to Skype for Business

Microsoft has announced that is using Windows Update to change installations of Lync 2013 to Skype for Business beginning April 14, 2015. When the change appears on an individual computer depends on how that computer accepts Windows updates. All features and functionality currently in Lync 2013 for Windows will still be available in Skype for […]

IT Services that support team work

Interested in learning more about how you can interact, share, and collaborate with people based somewhere else, without having to get in the car? Check out the Guide to IT Services that support team work. Shortly you will also be able to watch a recording of the presentation: Tech That Can Save You a Trip which […]

Time-Saving Microsoft Outlook Email Tips, Tricks & Shortcuts for PC Users

CIT Training is now offering a 2-hour Outlook Email class on Sept. 17th from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in EHOB Training Room 140; $25 http://cornell.veplan.info/Education/course.aspx?sched=1&c=9927 How much of your time do you spend each day using Microsoft Outlook? For many people, Microsoft Outlook is overwhelming, disorganized and frustrating, but it doesn’t have to be that […]

Dell selected as CU preferred supplier for PCs

Dell is Cornells preferred supplier of Windows-based desktop and laptop computers and the primary source for four basic configuration options, which are available at the discounted prices only through e-SHOP. If one of the four configurations does not meet your needs, custom configurations can be ordered by submitting an Exception Ordering form to your local […]

Make Text Easier To Read In Windows

Most of us spend hours reading on the computer every day, but our computers probably aren’t optimized for reading. The text on our monitors may not be sharp enough or may be too small, especially if we have high-resolution monitors. Websites usually aren’t optimized for reading long-form articles either – they’re cluttered with too many […]

Handy Mouse Tricks

The computer mouse is an incredibly nifty device, which unfortunately, a lot of people do not use to its full potential. There are many more things the mouse can do than left-click to move and select things or right-click to bring up context menus. Many of the tricks are easy to learn as they depend […]

Improve Windows Explorer-Add New Columns

Windows Explorer is one of the most used Windows applications and at the same time probably also the least acknowledged productivity tool. You are using Windows Explorer every day to interact with your computer as you access your files and folders. An application you use this much should be customized to your needs. An optimized […]