Articles tagged with: Howtos

Adding Forms To Your Website Using Plone Forms and Office 365 Forms

Forms allow your website visitors to submit request for more information, provide feedback or register for an event. Web forms may be simple, for example to allow your visitor to contact you and provide information about a relevant topic or ask a question about an important subject. Web forms may be have a number of [ Read More ]

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Microsoft Office 365: Online Archive and importing items from local archive

Office 365 Online Archive It is hard to believe that it has been 2 years since our email system changed to Microsoft Office 365. While we have seen our fair share of problems with Office 365, the benefits have completely outweighed any of the issues we ran across. Moving from 500 Megabytes (MB) of storage [ 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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Microsoft OneDrive: online storage and sharing files

Microsoft OneDrive is a great product for online storage and sharing files with your coworkers. If you have not heard of OneDrive before it is very similar to Dropbox or Google Drive. While each of those storage solutions offer a small amount of free storage, as employees of Oklahoma State University, we have one Terabyte [ Read More ]

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Making adjustments to work on the go

Over the past several months, I was included in several discussions about making computers more mobile friendly. Needing to work from multiple offices, working from home, or just wanting to access their files all of the time are a few reasons for needing to make some adjustments. These changes can be accomplished fairly easily. There [ Read More ]

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Creating surveys with Microsoft Forms

I covered Office 365 and the included apps during the March 2017 Cooperative Conversation. During my research into the apps, I found a new one that could be particularly useful. Microsoft Forms is a survey or quiz tool that allows you to create forms and then distribute them in several different ways. Forms, as well [ Read More ]

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Windows 10 now has ads in File Explorer, and this is how to remove them.

Recently Microsoft has decided to start embedding ads into File Explorer. Not Internet Explorer, but File Explorer. When you open up a folder like My Documents or My Computer you can now have an ad placed at the top of the window. I have seen this recently myself and the internet is buzzing about it. Unfortunately [ Read More ]

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A “New” MS Word Tool

I learned of a new Microsoft Office tool the other day! I am taking an online class that focuses on business computer concepts and applications. In the class, I get to work my way through various Office modules. I will be honest, it can be a bit tedious, BUT I have already found a handful [ Read More ]

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Mobile Security: recovering from possible malware on a smartphone.

It is truly amazing how smartphones have completely changed our lives. We have gone from being people that are online only when we are at our computers, to being online all of the time. This has some great advantages, like being able to access your work schedule and adding appointments to your calendar at any [ Read More ]

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Windows 10 says my password is wrong… But I know I’ve entered it correctly!

Coming into the office one morning and turning on your Windows 10 computer, you might find that the password for your user no longer works. After installing an update, Microsoft may have changed the way you sign into the computer. In this article, I will show you how to find out if that has happened, and [ Read More ]

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