Articles tagged with: Upgrades

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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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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Changes to the login process for Quicken 2015 Starter Edition

Extension offices in most Oklahoma counties have switched from Quicken 2012 to the newer Quicken 2015 Starter Edition. With this change, you might remember having to create a new Intuit ID to log into the application. There is a change in the authentication system coming that will affect all counties that made the switch. Soon [ 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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Windows 10 Anniversary update

For those who thought “Windows 10 is here and there would be no more changes for a while,” guess what?  Microsoft is releasing an update that will change the appearance and some of the functions of Windows 10. Now this may be shocking news, however, it should be a pretty easy transition to the newer [ Read More ]

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Microsoft Clutter: What is it and Other Frequently Asked Questions

You may have noticed a new item in Outlook: a folder named Clutter. Clutter is a new feature we received when OSU converted to Office 365 and has some nice features for managing our email. The following questions and answers may help answer some of the questions you have about Clutter. What does it do? [ Read More ]

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Office365 – OneDrive for Business (Windows)

Office 365 allows you to save Word documents, PowerPoint presentations, Excel spreadsheets and Publisher publications to the your OneDrive for accessibility from all of your devices. OneDrive works similarly to Google Drive or Dropbox by allowing you to sync and add folders on your computer. To enable syncing of OneDrive Business, follow these step by [ Read More ]

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Windows 10: Should DASNR care?

As you might have heard by now Microsoft is releasing their newest version of Windows on July 29th, 2015. This version is called Windows 10. For the most part Windows 10 doesn’t look much different from Windows 7 or 8.x. Microsoft has reworked its core operating system and made improvements to its overall performance. Here [ Read More ]

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Ordering a New Computer

Purchasing a new computer can be an exciting thing, especially for someone using a computer that is slow, not working right or is quite honestly a dinosaur. Recently I have received several requests for quotes for new computers. In each case, the person requesting the quote has simply requested “a quote for a new computer”. [ Read More ]

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Changes coming to the CASNR Computer Labs

  DASNR IT is hard at work updating the two large CASNR Labs and the three departmental computer labs. These updates include new printers, and upgraded hardware on the computers. The new computers will be running Windows 8.1 with Office 2013. Hopefully before the start of the fall semester, Adobe Creative Cloud.  The biggest change [ Read More ]

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