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    Configure Dartmouth Secure for Windows 7

    Step-by-Step

    In order to configure your computer for the Dartmouth Secure wireless network you need the following:

    • A connection to the Internet. This can be any wired or wireless connection.
    • A wireless card in your computer where the wireless antenna is enabled.
    • Your Dartmouth Credentials: NetID and Password

    You do not need to be on the Dartmouth network in order to configure your computer for the Dartmouth Secure network.

    VPN Client for Linux

    Details

    Dartmouth uses Big-IP Edge Client for VPN access. On a Windows or Mac OS X computer, that requires software be installed on the computer before the VPN connection is tried.

    Can't delete email in Apple Mail

    Step-by-Step

    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.

    Upper Valley Internet Service Providers

    Details

    To access the Internet from locations outside of the Dartmouth campus, you will need to contact a commercial Internet Service Provider (ISP) to investigate what kind of connection service they offer in your area and which will work best for you.

    Note: Check the agreements carefully. Some of the ISPs listed below charge a fixed fee for a certain number of connect hours, with an additional charge for extra hours. Check the web pages of these ISPs to see if the high-speed service is available in your particular area.

    Merging Multiple Apple IDs

    Details

    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.

    Windows 10 Update Issue

    Step-by-Step

    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.

    Stuffit Expander for Macintosh

    Step-by-Step

    A freeware utility that allows you to expand compressed files.

    Install System Center Configuration Manager Client (SCCM)

    Applies To

    • Computers owned by Dartmouth College
    • Windows 7, 8, and 10
    • Active Directory (Kiewit) joined computers only

    Step-by-Step

    Protect Your Computer from Malware

    Details

    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.

    Matlab

    Details

    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.

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