By Ross Madden
June 24, 2020 10:24 am MT
Posted in Apple, General CNSIT, Knowledge Base, Software, Windows

Starting with version 2020, Adobe Acrobat DC Pro is changing how it activates its licensing. Previously, we used a serialized license where we would enter in a serial number to activate the software. CSU has now moved to a named user license where users will authenticate as themselves in order to activate Adobe Acrobat DC […]

By Aaron Vanasse
June 18, 2020 11:29 am MT
Posted in General CNSIT

Open Chrome and select the menu button located in the top-right corner of the window. It’s the one with three stacked dots Choose settings from the drop down menu In the Search Settings box at the top of the screen, type home Under the Show Home button, make sure the Home button is enabled Select […]

By Aaron Vanasse
June 11, 2020 2:02 pm MT
Posted in General CNSIT

Place the cursor in your Word document where you want to insert a signature. Click the Insert tab. Select Signature Line. The option is marked by the red arrow A menu will appear. Fill out the required fields. Select OK. A signature line now appears in your Word doc. When you’re ready, share the document with the person from […]

By Aaron Vanasse
June 11, 2020 2:01 pm MT
Posted in General CNSIT

Using Microsoft Word to Edit PDFS Open Microsoft Word and browse to the PDF you want to open/edit. It will temporarily covert the document into a Word .docx file for editing purposes You will get a warning box that appears like so: You can click OK here and the PDF will open and is ready […]

By Evan Campbell
June 8, 2020 4:57 pm MT
Posted in General CNSIT, Knowledge Base, Tips and Tricks

After uploading a video to Microsoft Stream you can use the sharing feature to make the video available to a course of your choosing. You can access Microsoft Stream by logging into https://portal.office.com/ and selecting Stream from the list of apps. Navigate to the “My Content” drop down menu and select “Videos” Navigate to the […]

By Evan Campbell
May 19, 2020 11:26 am MT
Posted in General CNSIT, Knowledge Base, The Cloud

Saving data to the cloud and/or an external drive to be analyzed at home will be key in helping labs maintain social distancing.  If you have an external drive these programs provide another location to backup data free of charge that can be accessed anywhere with an internet connection. These directions cover the web interfaces […]

By Aaron Vanasse
April 27, 2020 12:32 pm MT
Posted in General CNSIT

With advent of COVID-19 on the loose, it’s a good idea to disinfect your IT gear on at least a weekly basis. If you are using a shared machine that a lot of people touch, these steps can be repeated several times a day if needed. A few tips and things to consider. Laptops Laptops […]

By Evan Campbell
April 20, 2020 12:02 pm MT
Posted in General CNSIT, Knowledge Base, Tips and Tricks

Before starting this process you will want to connect to the VPN using the Pulse Secure client Use this link to start the password update process:  https://eid.colostate.edu/eIDModify/Password.aspx Once you have completed the password update process keep your computer on and logged into VPN for about 20-30 minutes Restart your computer and try to use your […]

By Ross Madden
March 16, 2020 9:33 am MT
Posted in General CNSIT

In an effort to provide as many options as possible – here are some links to articles for recording Voiceover in PowerPoint. This is another tool that may be used when providing content online. https://tilt.colostate.edu/pptx https://support.office.com/en-us/article/record-a-slide-show-with-narration-and-slide-timings-0b9502c6-5f6c-40ae-b1e7-e47d8741161c

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