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    Junk Email (Spam) Policy

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    "Spam" is Internet slang for junk email. Some advertisers use spam email as a way of sending their marketing materials to large numbers of recipients without having to pay printing and mailing costs.

    Protect Your Computer from Malware

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    To minimize the chance of your computer being infected by a virus or other type of malware, we strongly recommend you have a malware protection program installed on your computer, and that it be set to scan any floppy, CD, or file you download from the Web.

    Merging Multiple Apple IDs

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    It is not possible to merge Apple IDs.

    If you have purchases that you have made on each Apple ID:

    1. Log in to each Apple ID from your device
    2. Download the items from the store to your device.
    3. On that device, log into the Apple ID that you want to use moving forward.

    Distribution, Licensing, Modification, and Sale of Certain Types of Software

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    Members of the Dartmouth College community may distribute or license as "Open Source Software" software developed as part of their employed duties provided the following criteria are followed. In addition, members of the Dartmouth College community may distribute or license Open Source Software they have received, used, or modified under a General Public License (GPL) or a Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD) License, as long as the following criteria are met:

    Can't delete email in Apple Mail

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    The error message you see is "The message "xxxx" could not be moved to the mailbox Trash - Dartmouth. An error occurred while moving messages to mailbox Trash - Dartmouth."

    Rebuilding your mailbox typically corrects this problem. In this process, the messages stored on your computer are removed and then downloaded again from the mail server.

    MailChimp Marketing Email Tool

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    MailChimp is an email marketing service provider of three primary services:

    • Manage subscriber lists
    • Build email messages/campaigns
    • Review message reports

    MailChimp is a web-based application so you do not need to download or install any software on your computer. Sign up directly with MailChimp to create an account. The "chimp" imagery reflects the lighthearted style central to the company's culture and should not dissuade users from the utility of the product.

    What Are EULAs and Why Should I Read Them?

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    What is a EULA?

    An End User License Agreement (EULA) is a legal contract between a software application author or publisher and the user of that application. The EULA, often referred to as the "software license," is similar to a rental agreement. The user agrees to pay for the privilege of using the software, and promises the software author or publisher to comply with all restrictions stated in the EULA.

    Matlab

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    How to Obtain MATLAB

    Dartmouth has a site license for Matlab. This includes an unlimited number of licenses for Matlab and several toolboxes for Mac OS X, Windows and Linux which can be found on the matlab download page .  If you have questions about Matlab licensing or installation, send email to Research Computing.

    Windows 10 Update Issue

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    Windows 10 Fall Creator (1709) can cause the Windows firewall to not start, even if rolled back. When this happens there are many different issues that you may experience, ranging from Windows built-in apps (like the calculator) to not work, to not being able to open Excel attachments that you received via email. To fix the issues caused by this update, follow the steps below. This also corrects similar issues with the Windows 10 Spring Creator (1703) update.

    Konica Minolta Copiers - Reports using Account Track

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    Departments who need to track and bill copier usage on Konica Minolta devices need to have Account Track enabled, and the PageScope Data Administrator application installed on a Windows computer. Once that is done, follow the steps below to report on the usage.

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