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Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Office 2013 available for install

Microsoft Office Pro Plus 2013 (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher, Access, Lync, OneNote, etc) & Visio Pro 2013 are now available for install via software center. To access software center - from the desktop click the Start button & in the Search box type “software center” and click enter. Open the center, check the items you want, and then click install at the bottom to install them.
*Note - Windows XP is not supported by Office 2013 and users will not see it offered on that platform.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Dell computer issues fixed

Recent Dell computer issues were fixed as of Friday Feb. 8th ----- Hardware failures that were preventing a large number of computers in the 4102 lab from booting up and functioning, problems with some faculty & staff computers on campus randomly shutting down and re-booting, and a few other isolated issues possibly due to Windows and network driver updates, began surfacing on Friday Jan. 18th.

TSS staff, working with Dell-contracted technicians, got malfunctioning motherboards & hardware components replaced, updates fixed, and the systems working again.

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Using Internet search engines

Tips for using Internet search engines more effectively - 

Want to learn how to get better search results using Google and other search engines? Please check out the example rich article titled "Using Internet search engines effectively". It is posted on the TSS Intranet, listed under "FAQ". Happy searching!