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    Windows Updates

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    Microsoft provides an easy way of downloading updates to their operating systems, as well as other common Microsoft desktop applications via the Web:

    Leaving Dartmouth - Canvas

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    Canvas allows you to download a zip file of all your assignment submissions in all of your present and past courses, packaged into a single zip file. In Canvas, go to your profile settings, and then click Download Submissions to generate the zip file.

    IDL at Dartmouth

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    IDL (Interactive Data Language) is a complete computing environment for the interactive analysis and visualization of data. IDL integrates a powerful, array-oriented language with numerous mathematical analysis and graphical display techniques. Programming in IDL is a time-saving alternative to programming in FORTRAN or C. You can explore data interactively using IDL commands, then create complete applications by writing IDL programs.

    Stata for Windows

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    This application is KeyServed and requires KeyAccess be installed on your computer, as well as a connection to the Dartmouth network each time you run Stata.

    Eduroam Wireless Network

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    Follow the steps below to configure the Eduroam wireless network on your computer/device. Once you do this, whenever you are at any institution with Eduroam, simply enter your Dartmouth username and password (as noted below) and you will be connected to that institution's eduroam wireless network.

    Windows 8/10:

    How to Use Compressed Files and Installers

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    Most software installers provided by Apple Computer, Inc., Microsoft Corporation, and other third-party companies are provided as compressed files. Compression is used so that installers can be packed into a smaller single file that can be downloaded from the Internet more quickly and easily. Anyone who uses installers or transfers large files regularly and wants to understand more on how compression works and why it is necessary can benefit from this information.

    What is File Compression and Why is It Essential?

    Statistical Software Support

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    Statistical computing covers the use of statistics and supported statistical packages on all of Information, Technology & Consulting's public systems, including UNIX, Macintosh, and Windows platforms.

    Supported packages include Stata, SPSS, SAS and R. Support not only includes accessing and installing these packages, but also includes assistance with the program basics, writing code, and choosing appropriate analyses. In addition, we can help you with transferring data between applications or platforms.

    Using a File Transfer Program (FTP)

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    FTP stands for File Transfer Protocol. A file transfer protocol program provides a way for computers to "talk" to each other in order to transfer files. This is the recommended alternative to transferring either large or many files instead of sending them as an an e-mail message attachment or enclosure. As most e-mail systems have a limit on how large an enclosed file can be (one to three megabytes is a common value) FTP applications can provide a solution to that problem.

    Get Started with OneDrive for Windows

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    OneDrive for Business provides unlimited password-protected, online storage for each user. This allows you to store documents, photos and other files online so they can be accessed from any Internet-connected computer. You can install an application on your computer so your OneDrive location acts like your computer's hard drive, or you can access/upload your OneDrive files via a web browser.

    Acrobat Reader for Windows

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    Adobe Acrobat Reader is a freeware program that allows you to open files that were saved in a PDF format. PDF is a file format used for making documents available while retaining their formatting. You can download Adobe Acrobat Reader from Adobe's website. Please pay close attention to each page on the Adobe website to be sure you are not downloading optional software that you don't want or need.

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