Pangea: Next Generation

Thursday, March 24th, 2016, 2:01 pm MT - posted by Ross Madden

Posted in: General CNSIT, Pangea

Pangea is evolving!  We have some exciting changes to announce with relation to the Pangea file serving service available to CNSIT South affiliates.  Over the past few years, we have been able to carefully watch how folks are utilizing Pangea.  This usage information, along with technological advances (and some handy changes in how we can […]

New BMB Order Form

Thursday, March 10th, 2016, 1:34 pm MT - posted by Caty Critz

Posted in: General CNSIT, Tips and Tricks

There is a new BMB Order Form! It looks and acts very much like the old order form, with a couple of minor changes. First, The bottom button is now a email button instead of a submit button.                         Put in your email (i.e: […]

Sharing Folders on OneDrive For Business

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016, 5:33 pm MT - posted by Caty Critz

Posted in: General CNSIT, Internet & Networking, Knowledge Base, Pangea, The Cloud

One Drive for Business is Cloud Storage available for CSU faculty, staff and students. Currently, 1 TB of personal storage is available to each individual. To login to Office 365, go to https://portal.office.com Please keep in mind that for authenticating to O365 services at CSU, your Username must be in the format of eName@colostate.edu (you […]

Cloud Storage for Personal Data

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016, 12:08 pm MT - posted by Ross Madden

Posted in: General CNSIT, Internet & Networking, Knowledge Base, Pangea, The Cloud, Tips and Tricks

Personal storage has been handled by many different technologies over the years.  At first, the term was just used to describe data on your personal computer – stored in it’s local hard drive.  We may have supplemented this storage with the use of external hard drives that we could move around from one computer to […]

Connecting a Windows 10 computer to a Network Printer

Monday, February 15th, 2016, 2:50 pm MT - posted by Ross Madden

Posted in: General CNSIT, Knowledge Base, Printing

The following directions will instruct you on how to connect a Windows 10 computer to a network printer.  A network printer is a printer that connects directly to the Internet via an Ethernet cable; it does not connect directly to another computer. In order to set up and print to a network printer, your computer […]

What Computer Should I buy?

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015, 11:19 am MT - posted by Ross Madden

Posted in: General CNSIT

We are often asked about what computer we recommend as a personal purchase by affiliates.  So much of what makes a computer the right computer for you are very subjective and personalized choices.  Screen size, the way a keyboard feels, and weight to name a few.  There are also preferences for brand, many of which […]

Junos Pulse is now Pulse Secure

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015, 4:08 pm MT - posted by Ross Madden

Posted in: Apple, General CNSIT, Security News, Windows

As if it couldn’t get more confusing, Junos Pulse is now called Pulse Secure.  This upgrade should be applied automatically for existing Junos Pulse users.  However, here are the manual installation directions for those that need it! You can download the new Pulse Secure application from ACNS at the link below.  You will find download […]

Troubleshooting PDF Printing Problems

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015, 3:29 pm MT - posted by Ross Madden

Posted in: Apple, CNS Computer Lab, Computer Labs, General CNSIT, Printing, Tips and Tricks, Windows

PDF files sometimes give us a lot of trouble when we try to print them. The causes are usually unknown, but may stem from inefficient PDF creation on the publisher side (not everyone uses Adobe Acrobat Pro to create their PDFs, unfortunately). Here are some tips to help you get that pesky PDF to print […]

Microsoft Office 2016 Now Available

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015, 10:37 am MT - posted by Ross Madden

Posted in: Apple, General CNSIT, Software, Windows

Microsoft Office 2016 Professional Plus is now available for CNSIT South departmental computers.  This version is available for both Windows (32 bit and 64 bit) and Mac OS X operating systems. Here is a good collection from Microsoft about what is new with Office 2016: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/What-s-New-and-Improved-in-Office-2016-95c8d81d-08ba-42c1-914f-bca4603e1426 CNSIT South will be using this version as the […]

How to get rid of the “Your upgrade to Windows 10 is ready” lock

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015, 2:07 pm MT - posted by Caty Critz

Posted in: General CNSIT, Windows

Decided to register for Windows 10 upgrade and now are having second thoughts? That’s okay; except now there is a pesky “Your upgrade to Windows 10 is ready” lock when you try to do system updates. Here is how to get rid of this annoying problem. Be aware that it will take about an hour […]