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You may access Staff Shared on ATLAS in a few simple steps. WINDOWS 8 Windows 8 Staff will see a 'StaffShared' icon on the desktop. Simply double-left-click to select and open this folder. From this shortcut, you may then navigate to any of...
HOW TO ADJUST TOUCHPAD SENSITIVITY If you would like to adjust the sensitivity of your touchpad, follow these steps. First, from within the desktop interface, click on your start menu, followed by control panel. Once done, the control panel will...
In the world of multitasking we as users often find ourselves frequently switching between multiple applications. A very useful tool to help make switching more efficient is the Alt+Tab tool. This tool is very simple to master. To get started, locate t...
With many YouTube videos, or older DVDs, you may find that the sound volume is just not loud enough even though you have maximized all the volume controls on that machine. Turns out, there is indeed one extra option right built in Windows that could boo...
Windows 8 comes with two desktop interfaces by default, all packaged into one system. The tiles interface is a more tablet/mobile oriented interface that is geared towards touch screen devices. While you may freely use the mouse and keyboard on this sc...
First step is to connect your device to your computer. Please note that USB 2.0 (black tab) and USB 3.0 (blue tab) devices are backwards compatible, so you can mix and match them any way you want, but keep in mind that the blue 3.0 port on your compute...
By default, the printers in your home building are already installed. If you do not see your printers, log out and log back in. Once done, you don't need to do anything else. If you travel to other buildings, those building printers will not be inst...
HOW TO ADD A WATERMARK TO A DOCUMENT IN WORD 2013 A watermark is a faded, background image that displays behind the text in a document. It can be used to indicate a document's status (confidential, draft, etc.) or to add a company logo. We'll show you...
Connecting to a wireless network is an easy task to accomplish. By default, the 'comets' wireless network is already set up and good to go on your laptop. This tutorial will largely be for users who wish to connect their laptops to their home wireless....
In this guide we'll cover how to manage your bookmarks for Chrome and Firefox. Both Chrome and Firefox have the option to export your bookmarks into what's called an HTML file. This basically copies all of your bookmarks one one singular file, which ma...
In order to use Splashtop on your laptop and your Android tablet, you must first create an account for Splashtop. You can do this from within the Splashtop application, but first, we have to open Splashtop. You can open Splashtop by selecting the start...
NOTE: Please remember to shut down or restart your computer on a regular basis to as there are a number of important security and software updates. There's more than one way to get to the shutdown function--the first method, which is mostly useful for ...
FULLSCREEN SCREENSHOTS: If you would like to take a screenshot of your screen, there are two keys to press and hold. The Windows key is located in the lower left corner and the Print Screen button (labeled PrtSc) is in the mid-upper right next to th...
The snap feature is an excellent way to bring up two windows side by side, each utilizing half of your screen. This is great if you want to be typing up a document which directly references the contents of another document, an email, a web site, etc. T...
Each window that you open up will have three icons located in the far upper right corner of the window. These icons are for different actions, namely minimize, maximize, and close. Minimizing an application will cause it to disappear from your curre...
Note: This article is geared for ownCloud on Windows. If you would like to see the Mac-specific ownCloud article, click here. [https://support.pennmanor.net/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/93/0/owncloud-mac] OWNCLOUD The technology department has...
When saving files on the computer please be mindful of the rules noted below. Doing so will allow files to be opened on either a Mac or a Windows computers, prevent attachments from being rejected via email systems and avoid backup/save issues when copyin...
Lots of manufacturers design their touchpads differently. There's a key thing to remember with your touchpad in comparison to the white Macbooks you may be used to. On the white Macbook, there is a single giant button below the touchpad as seen below. ...
The attached PDF describes how to export classes from Sapphire for use with MimioVote
Windows has four modes that you may utilize when using your projector. All four of these modes will cause your projector to interact differently with your laptop. Let's talk about the differences of these modes. * PC SCREEN ONLY - This mode will not s...
The taskbar is a lot like it sounds, a task bar. This is the Windows equivalent of the Mac OSX dock. Your start menu, pinned applications, open applications, battery meter, wireless icon, volume level, and clock are all conveniently located in the task...
When you download a file, whether it's from your email, Chrome, Firefox, or some other resource, they will automatically go to a "downloads" folder within your computer. Navigating to that folder is easy as depicted by the example below. First, sele...
Below are a list of handy keyboard shortcuts for Windows. Note 1: A lot of the keyboard shortcuts utilize the Windows key (sometimes known as the Super key). This key is on the left side of your keyboard with four squares. Note 2: These keyboard short...