Lynda.com is Back!

Friday, July 29th, 2016, 2:41 pm MT - posted by Ross Madden

Posted in: General CNSIT

I have just learned, from Scott Baily, directory of ACNS, that the online online education company that offers thousands of video courses in software, creative, and business skills is once again available.  This time, it is available either through the Poudre Valley Library system! Here is Scott’s message with the details, enjoy! Years ago the […]

Misleading Mac Error: “Pangea is damaged and can’t be opened.”

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016, 3:51 pm MT - posted by Ross Madden

Posted in: Apple, Pangea

UPDATE for Max OS X 10.12 “Sierra” Apple has removed the “Anywhere” option from the security options described below.  So, we need to open up the Terminal App (this is found in the Applications->Utilities folder) in order to re-enable this.  Once the Terminal App is opened, run the following command:  You will need to put […]

Prevent Windows From Automatically Updating to Windows 10

Monday, April 11th, 2016, 6:10 pm MT - posted by Ross Madden

Posted in: Tips and Tricks, Windows

With Microsoft becoming increasingly more aggressive with the Windows 10 update notifications, I thought it was a good time to create an article with some tips on how to prevent an accidental upgrade. First, the easy way (and recommended way).  Download the following standalone app called the GWX Control Panel here: (http://ultimateoutsider.com/downloads/GWX_control_panel.exe).  Download it, run […]

Mac: How to get Pangea to show up on my desktop

Thursday, March 31st, 2016, 9:26 am MT - posted by Ross Madden

Posted in: Apple, Pangea

There is a default Finder setting on all new Macintosh computers, that prevent networked servers from showing up as icons on the desktop.  Since Pangea is a networked server, we often receive help requests asking why Pangea isn’t connecting when using the connection app.  It turns out, Pangea is actually connecting successfully, it is just […]

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 […]