Articles tagged with: End Users

Updates and Upgrades: Do It!

Almost every electronic device we own these days keeps bugging us to do updates or upgrades – our computers, phones, TV’s, cars and most everything else. We receive notifications asking us to install updates, sometimes weekly, and it always seems at the most inconvenient times. But, updates and upgrades play a critical roll in keeping [ Read More ]

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Update Coming to Microsoft Office

There is a new update coming soon to Microsoft office that will include some very noticeable changes. If you are not expecting these changes they can be very jarring. Thankfully, these updates do not change the core functionality of Microsoft Office just some of the visuals of the programs. The following are several of the [ Read More ]

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Windows 10 update 1903

Microsoft is slowing rolling out a new feature update that will be coming to all Windows 10 computers. This specific update, feature update 1903, will be upgrading the operating system (OS) of computers to fix security vulnerabilities as well as to bring new features to Windows 10. The following are a few of the updates [ Read More ]

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Phishing emails on the rise

Over the past few months, we have seen an increase in the number of phishing emails being sent out. Unfortunately, this is a trend that will continue. While the email administrators are working hard to filter out these emails, it is virtually impossible to block all of them from being delivered. Because of this, it [ Read More ]

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Tips for purchasing a new computer

Christmas is quickly approaching and it seems that every day there are new and better sales. This is why this time of year is perfect for purchasing a new computer. If you have made it through Black Friday and Cyber Monday and are still looking for a computer or if you have purchased one and [ Read More ]

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Adobe Creative Cloud Updates

On 11/10/2017 OSU IT informed us of the new Adobe licensing agreement. This information stated that Adobe licensing on our work computers would expire on November 30th, 2017.   How does this effect you? After the end of this month, our Adobe software (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat etc.) will cease to function until the Adobe [ Read More ]

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Can OneDrive be used as a Backup Tool?

Can OneDrive be used as a Backup Tool? Sometimes I feel like a broken record talking about backups! But it is so vitally important to safeguard your  data, I feel it is necessary to mention it as often as possible. We talk about using tools like CrashPlan and external hard drives, but with budgets the [ Read More ]

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Social Media Platforms

Social media is a great way to reach out and communicate with your clientele. However, when you look at all of the different kinds and types of social media platforms, it can be very difficult to figure out which one to use. One of the easiest ways to decide is to look at each of [ Read More ]

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Purchasing a Computer for the New School Year

As the summer is winding down and the beginning of a school year is rapidly approaching, we are receiving a lot of questions about purchasing new computers. For 4H Roundup, I put together a presentation, which covered what to look for in a new computer, and I thought it might be useful to share some [ Read More ]

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Ensure your data is fireproof with CrashPlan

A couple weeks ago a fire was intentionally set in Ag Hall. Thankfully, someone saw it and quickly put it out. There was no major damage other than a destroyed bulletin board, some scorched ceiling tiles, and charred wall paint. This close call brought up a very important question: what in my office would I [ Read More ]

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