Tip of the Week!: Visit http://www.apple.com/osx/whats-new/ for tips on using OSX.
Subject: OS X Mountain Lion
Description: Video from Apple on the new features of OS 10.8
Posted: 06/26/06, Updated 11/07/11
Subject: Teleworking at CWU
Description: Need to access the CWU network from home? What about your GroupWise e-mail? Turn your home computer into a work computer with a few simple steps.
Posted: 10/02/09, Updated 06/08/11
Subject: Computing Orientation instructions for staff
Description: New to campus or just want a refresher on computing at Central? Check this page out for the basics of the CWU network: accessing files from campus and from home; what are the network drives; how are the network drives backed up, etc. Also, a brief overview of GroupWise, as well as the computing resources on campus, e.g. Help Desk, ResNet, and Multimedia Technology and Instructional Support. The above link goes to the training page site where you can also sign up for the hands-on class or just pick your computer type to view the online version.
Subject: Adding a Network Printer on a Mac
Description: Instructions for configuring your Mac to print to a network printer.
Subject: Mac Computing Orientation instructions for students
Description: Students can check this page out for the basics of the computing while at CWU. Learn about accessing files from campus and from home; what are the network drives; and what you can and can't save to the network. Also, a brief overview of GroupWise, as well as the computing resources on campus, e.g. Help Desk, Resnet, Safari, and the Web office.
Subject: I Can't Find My Files For The Trees!
Description: At CWU, we all have access to the Novell Network. This network uses a tree structure to keep files and programs organized. Check out how the tree structure works, and where your files really go when you save them.
Subject: File extensions
Description: A file extension is what comes after the "." dot in a file name. These extensions tell the operating system how to deal with the file and can give you a hint as to what the file type is and if it's something you can use like a document file or something to avoid like a system file.
Subject: Changing the System Preferences in OSX
Description: Ever wondered how people changed their desktop picture or where that cool screen saver was? What if more than one person needs to use the same Mac and you need to set up different access rights for each one? The System Preferences are where it's at.
Subject: Using the Dock in OS-X
Description: Check out one of the many new features in Mac's new operating system.
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