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How do I get my laptop (PC) to project my monitor image on the screen when using a projector? (link)

Once you have the laptop and projector connected you might find you only see the monitor display or the screen.  On many Dell laptops you hold the Fn key and press F8 to cycle through the various monitor modes.One will be only your monitor, one only the projection, and one both monitor and projection.

Applies To: Faculty, Staff

Score: 100.0 - Updated: 10/1/2010 3:53:39 PM - Was this helpful?
How do I clone (image) my computer? (link)

Bring your computer to the Information desk in Leyburn Library.  You can find the hours in the Trip Saver section on the Student homepage.  We will work with you to find out what you need to have done to your image (for example back data up) and take your computer in and process your request. 

Applies To: Students

Score: 90.0 - Updated: 4/5/2011 11:13:47 AM - Was this helpful?
How do I get my laptop computer to display on the projector? (link)

Most laptop computers require you to turn on the external monitor output in order to send the computer image to the projector.
  
Follow these steps for WINDOWS based laptops:
-Be sure you have a proper cable connected from your laptop's external monitor port directly to the projector or to the classroom podium connectors.
-Press and hold the Fn key on your keyboard (usually located in the lower left).
-Press the specific key for your laptop (F1-F12) that controls your external monitor port.  The key is usually indicated by an external monitor icon or the words "CRT/LCD".  For example, on a Dell laptop the proper keystroke combination is Fn+F8. Other brands may use Fn+F5, Fn+F7 or another combination.  Check your owner's manual if you are unsure.
-Repeat the keystroke combination if the laptop does not project after the first attempt.

ForMAC laptops:
-An adaptor cable is usually necessary to connect a MAC laptop to one of the classroom systems or directly to a projector. There are several different styles that are model dependent.  This cable normally comes with your laptop.  See your owner's manual for more details.
-Hook the adaptor cable directly to the projector or to the classroom podium connectors.
-It is best to turn on your MAC laptop after making the proper cable connections.  The laptop will see the external monitor and set itself up to send an image to it.

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Where else can I get a projector? (link)
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Applies To: Faculty, Staff, Students

Score: 65.0 - Updated: 6/24/2011 2:17:51 PM - Was this helpful?
How do I reserve a projector and projector screen for a presentation? (link)
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Applies To: Faculty, Staff, Students

Score: 35.5 - Updated: 6/24/2011 2:23:44 PM - Was this helpful?
How do I upload an image into Ingeniux? (link)
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How do I create a project site in Sakai? (link)

In Sakai:

  1. Go to the My Workspace tab.
  2. Click on Worksite Setup.
  3. Click New.
  4. Choose Project Site (not Portfolio Site)
  5. Click Continue
  6. Give your site a title.
  7. Click Continue
  8. Choose the tools that you would like to use in your project site.
  9. Click Continue twice
  10. Click Create Site
Score: 12.0 - Updated: 10/7/2013 2:30:35 PM - Was this helpful?
How do I clone a Lenovo Thinkpad? (link)
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How do I save data files on a "frozen" classroom PC or laptop from the ITS laptop pool? (link)

Classroom PCs and ITS laptops are referred to as "frozen" since data you save to the C:\ drive will be deleted when the computer is rebooted.  

These computers have a T:\ drive where data can be saved and not overwritten during a reboot.  The T:\ drive is limited to a maximum size of 2GB.  This drive is labeled "SAVE LOCAL DATA HERE".

You may also use a memory stick connected to the USB port on the computer to save your data.

See image below for graphic details:

 

Score: 8.2 - Updated: 3/8/2010 3:19:06 PM - Was this helpful?
How do I login to a laptop from the ITS laptop pool while off-campus (off the W&L network)? (link)

On the Login screen:
1) Use the drop down box to change from the "AD" setting to the "this computer" setting.
2) Login name is W&LGuest
3) Password is W&Lpassword
(entries are case sensitive)

Score: 7.5 - Updated: 3/8/2010 3:15:07 PM - Was this helpful?
I spilled something on my laptop what should I do (WHD)? (link)

First turn your computer off, unplug it from the power source and take out the battery.

Second, lay the computer on a paper towel in a manner in which the liquid will drain out.

Third, take out as many components as you can (keyboard, harddrive, Dvd/CD and memory usually) and towel these parts off and leave everything to dry for 24 to 48 hours.

Forth, Check your warranty. Your computer will probably only be covered by the warranty if it has accidential coverage.  If you do not have a copy of your warranty at hand you can call your computers manufacturer.  They will be able to look up the warrenty information using your computers service tag.

If you have killed the motherboard of your computer with liquid, the hard drive is usually still okay. Take it to the Information Desk to see if any data can be retrieved.

Score: 7.5 - Updated: 6/7/2012 2:42:55 PM - Was this helpful?
How do I change the screen resolution on my computer? (link)

Windows XP -

  • Right click on your desktop
  • Click Properties
  • Click the Settings tab
  • In the Screen Resolution section, use the slider bar to choose the resolution you want.
  • Click the Apply button

Windows 7 -

  • Right click on your desktop
  • Click on Screen Resolution
  • Use the drop down box beside Resolution, use the slider bar to choose the resolution you want.
  • Click the Apply button

 

Macintosh

  • Click on System Preferences
  • Click Displays (If necessary, click the Display tab)
  • Choose the appropriate resolution from the list
Score: 7.5 - Updated: 10/1/2010 4:04:36 PM - Was this helpful?
How do I map my H drive on a PC (student)? (link)

These instructions will get students to the H drive:

  1. Click Start
  2. Enter the following: \\mfsacad1\AcadStuHome1\<year>\<username>

An example would be Jane Doe, class of 2014:

\\mfsacad1\AcadStuHome1\2014\doej14

Applies To: Students

Score: 7.5 - Updated: 12/7/2011 9:10:24 AM - Was this helpful?
How do I set up a dual monitor for the thin clients? (link)
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How do I find my shared calendars (staff) on my new PC? (link)

In Calendar click your HOME tab
Find Manage Calendars
Click Open Calendars dropdown to
Open Shared
Type the name in of the calendar

Applies To: Faculty, Staff

Score: 6.0 - Updated: 8/14/2012 9:40:39 AM - Was this helpful?
How do I connect my Macintosh computer to a TV, VCR or a projector? (link)

Mac Basics: Ports and connectors

This page: http://support.apple.com/kb/PH3672?viewlocale=en_US has information that will help you identify your video ports on your Macintosh.

For more information about your ports and connectors on your Macintosh, click on this link: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2494?viewlocale=en_US

 

Score: 5.0 - Updated: 10/21/2013 5:23:28 PM - Was this helpful?
How do I configure my personal Windows laptop to do wireless printing to BizHubs? (link)
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For installing Symantec how do I tell if my PC is 32 bit or 64 bit? (link)

Right click on My Computer and under Properties > System TypeOperating System will say 32 bit or 64 bit. 

For Windows 7 right click on My Computer and under Properties > System  System Type will say 32 bit or 64 bit. 

Score: 4.3 - Updated: 8/17/2010 9:24:14 AM - Was this helpful?
How do I access a shared mailbox on my PC in Outlook Client after I have been granted access? (link)

Outlook 2010/2013

  1. While logged in to Outlook select File Tab and click on Account Settings.
  2. In the Account Settings window highlight your Microsoft Exchange account and select Change.
  3. In the Change E-mail Account window select the More Settings button.
  4. Navigate to the Advanced tab.
  5. In the ‘Open these additional mailboxes’ display select the ‘Add’ button.
  6. Enter the name of the shared mailbox and select OK.
  7. Select OK again and close all previous windows.
  8. You will now have a permanent link to the shared mailbox in your mail folder hierarchy.
  9. NOTE: Sent Items behavior can be configured in one of two ways. To set the Sent Item configuration, login to the shared mailbox through  OWA, Select Options, Settings, and the  Sent Items tab:
    1.  
      • Sender: Copies the message to the Sent Items folder of the sender only  (set by default)
      • SenderAndFrom: Copies the message to the Sent Items folder of both the sender and the shared mailbox

Applies To: Faculty, Staff

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How do I configure my personal MAC laptop to do wireless printing to BizHubs? (link)
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Applies To: Students

Score: 3.3 - Updated: 9/25/2014 9:42:33 AM - Was this helpful?
Why is a pay period record missing on my Time History screen in Webadvisor, even though I was paid for those days? (link)

If you do not electronically sign and submit your time card to your supervisor, there is no web transaction to display for that pay period in the Time History screen on Webadvisor. What happens is your default work schedule, or days you entered manually, are pulled into payroll and the verifications are done through the normal payroll files. There is no detail from the web that was saved to reference. Also, at this point, any verification of hours or approvals needed are done by the Payroll Department in conjunction with your supervisor before you are paid.

Score: 3.0 - Updated: 6/4/2012 2:24:36 PM - Was this helpful?
How do I add an email address on the top "Favorite" screen for Fax/Scan on the BizHub? (link)
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Score: 3.0 - Updated: 8/22/2014 11:01:36 AM - Was this helpful?
How do I install the UC Client for the NEC phone on my PC or Mac? (link)
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Inking in PowerPoint 2007's Presenter View to Display Results on the Projector (Problem: How to stop slides from advancing when inking during a presentation) (link)

On PowerPoint 2007, Presenter View is an option under the Slide Show menu. Check the "Use Presenter View" box to enable it.

Presenter View expects your computer to be connected to a projector (or external monitor) where the projector is enabled as an extended desktop. This mode doesn't work if the external display mirrors the laptop display. When giving a presentation, the laptop/tablet's screen shows a small window of the slide content, navigation controls, and notes. The external or projected screen shows the full slide without the notes or navigation.

Enabled in PowerPoint 2007 is a button to ink on the current slide and have the results displayed on the external projector. However, when I tried this it kept advancing to the next slide after inking a stroke. I finally figured out how to work around this problem - select all the slides under "Animations", and disable "On Mouse Click" under "Advance Slide." Of course you can no longer click to advance, but that's not relevant when you have the navigation controls of Presenter View. One other hint: I have to click "apply to all slides" after unchecking "advance on mouse click" in order to get it to stop.

Unfortunately, Presenter View doesn't show mouse movements, so I would have to actually highlight the thing I'm referring to or draw a line to it or something.

Article:
http://www.math.uaa.alaska.edu/~afkjm/techteach/?q=node/38

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