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    Connect Windows Mail to Dartmouth Account

    Step-by-Step

    In order to use the Mail application found on your Windows computer or mobile device, you must have a Microsoft Account (hotmail, live, msn, etc.). Creating a Microsoft account may change the way you log in to your device.

    When connecting a Windows device using the built in Mail software to your Blitz account, you will need to have a Microsoft Account and sign in to your device using that account. To do this follow the steps below:

    No Internet Access when connected to Dartmouth Virtual Private Network (VPN)

    Details

    The most common cause of no internet access, when connected to Dartmouth’s VPN – Big-IP Edge Client or F5 Access, is the presence of an anti-malware or third-party antivirus utility running on the Windows OS.

    If you attempt to connect using a personal computer, there may be antivirus software installed that is disabling the internet connection. To rectify the issue, be sure to disable or completely remove third-party antivirus software.

    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.

    Gene Construction Kit for Windows

    Step-by-Step

    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 Gene Construction Kit.

    Konica Minolta Copiers - Reports using Account Track

    Step-by-Step

    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.

    IT Orientation Websites

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    Listed below are some websites we believe are helpful in familiarizing yourself with services offered at Dartmouth. The "Core Services" section is what we cover during new student orientation sessions each fall.

    Dartmouth is Happy!

    Configure Dartmouth Secure for Mac OS X

    Step-by-Step

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

    Microsoft Office for Windows Computers

    Step-by-Step

    Installing Microsoft Office on Your Windows Machine

    Protecting your Personal Information when on the Internet

    Details

    The Internet is home to a thriving criminal community actively looking for personal and financial information to be used for illegal gain. The major threats are:

    • Identity Theft
    • Malware and Adware

    All Computers, Laptops, Smartphones, Tablets (Windows and Mac) are susceptible.

    Identity Theft

    Identity theft occurs when an unauthorized person wrongfully obtains and uses another person's personal information to commit fraud or deception, often for economic gain. Valuable information includes:

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