Category Archive: Tips and Tricks

By Aaron Vanasse
June 11, 2018 9:30 am MT
Posted in General CNSIT, Internet & Networking, Knowledge Base, Tips and Tricks

To clear the Cache and Cookies in the Safari browser, follow these steps: 1. Select Safari on the top upper left side of the screen. A drop down menu will appear, select Preferences.                                 2. In the window that appears, […]

By Aaron Vanasse
June 8, 2018 2:59 pm MT
Posted in General CNSIT, Internet & Networking, Knowledge Base, Tips and Tricks

To clear the Cache and Cookies in the Edge browser, follow these steps: 1. With Edge browser open, press the X+Alt key to open menu                     2. A drop down menu will appear, scroll to the bottom and select Settings             […]

By Aaron Vanasse
June 8, 2018 2:35 pm MT
Posted in General CNSIT, Internet & Networking, Knowledge Base, Tips and Tricks

To clear the Cache and Cookies in the Firefox browser, follow these steps: 1. Open Firefox browser and press the Alt key + T 2. This will select the Tools menu and a drop down menu will appear, select Options   4. Select the Privacy & Security panel on the left 4. Scroll down to […]

By Aaron Vanasse
June 7, 2018 3:42 pm MT
Posted in General CNSIT, Internet & Networking, Knowledge Base, Tips and Tricks

To clear the Cache and Cookies in the Chrome browser, follow these steps: 1. Open Chrome browser and press the Alt+F key to open the settings drop down menu   2. Click More tools and then Clear browser data 3. On the general tab check the boxes next to Cookies and other site data and […]

By Ross Madden
May 14, 2018 10:49 am MT
Posted in General CNSIT, Internet & Networking, Knowledge Base, The Cloud, Tips and Tricks, Windows

In days past, one of the major drawbacks to using the OneDrive sync client on your local computer, was that your local storage was often far less than your OneDrive quota of 5TB.  The sync client required that you download any files to your local computer in order to even see them!  Of course, this […]

By Ross Madden
April 9, 2018 9:43 am MT
Posted in Apple, General CNSIT, Knowledge Base, Security News, Tips and Tricks, Windows

Beginning April 25th, 2018 the Pulse Secure VPN client we know and love will start utilizing DUO two factor authentication.  This applies you to if you use the Pulse Secure desktop or mobile app to access on campus resources while you are at home or traveling (in short, if you are off campus).  While this […]

By Aaron Vanasse
March 29, 2018 3:10 pm MT
Posted in General CNSIT, Knowledge Base, Tips and Tricks, Windows

The hidden files and folders setting is both a blessing and a curse. Microsoft has attempted to keep us from making some rather consequential mistakes. The majority of hidden files and folders on your PC are windows systems files and application files that need 99.9999% zero human intervention. In other words, if it most likely […]

By Ross Madden
February 8, 2018 10:47 am MT
Posted in Apple, General CNSIT, Internet & Networking, Knowledge Base, Tips and Tricks, Windows

As of February 2018, the Department of Chemistry has funded a CSU site license for several MestreNova plugins.  The following functionality is covered by this site license: NMR qNMR IUPAC Name Reaction Monitoring Installing MestreNova To install MestreNova, simply download and install from this URL: https://mestrelab.com/download/mnova Installing License Files Once you have installed the current […]

By Aaron Vanasse
January 29, 2018 5:15 pm MT
Posted in General CNSIT, Knowledge Base, Tips and Tricks, Windows

Occasionally when working with in Windows, you may experience a situation where a program or application prompts to make a change or allow a change to “hidden files and/or folders”. The reason we have hidden files and folders is to prevent accidental corruption or deletion of critical files. Most of these files will never have […]

By Ross Madden
November 1, 2017 11:53 am MT
Posted in E-mail, General CNSIT, The Cloud, Tips and Tricks

On occasion, CNSIT receives questions regarding the possibility of a message being caught by an incoming e-mail filter.  The symptom for the end user is usually that a message they have expected hasn’t been delivered.  Typically, there are 3 options for the message’s absence. Junk Folder on the Client The first place to check is […]

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