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    Collaboration, File Sharing and Data Storage

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    Dartmouth has a range of tools available for collaboration, file sharing and storage – each filling a unique need within the Dartmouth community. Some allow you to collaborate in real-time without storing the document in any different location; others allow you to store the document in a location where members of a group or team can access it when they need; others are for individual use only providing file storage that is available from any computer connected to the Internet, or file recovery needs.

    CrashPlan Frequently Asked Questions

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    What is CrashPlan and how does it work?

    CrashPlan Proe is an automated desktop/laptop cloud-based backup service. Once installed on your computer it runs silently in the background, regularly backing up your data to the cloud, as long as you have a network connection.

    Who can use CrashPlan?

    CrashPlan is currently available to all active Arts & Sciences faculty at Dartmouth, for use on their Dartmouth-owned computer, free of charge.

    Microsoft Office for Macintosh

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    Installing Microsoft Office on Your Macintosh

    Computer Assurance Program - How to Join

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    Departments at Dartmouth are encouraged to participate in the Computer Assurance Program (CAP).

    Symantec Endpoint Protection for Macintosh

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    Dartmouth strongly encourages all users to install and keep anti-virus and malware software and virus definitions up-to-date on a regular basis as part of your computer maintenance routine.

    Minimum System Requirements for Installing Symantec Endpoint Protection

    Your computer must meet the following minimum computer requirements:

    • 512 MB or more RAM
    • 1 GHz or higher processor
    • 850 MB free hard drive space

    Installing Symantec Endpoint Protection for Macintosh

    Securing a FileMaker Database

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    Dartmouth provides a secure, centralized environment for hosting FileMaker databases that contain DISC level 2 and 3 data. Each database hosted on this server must adhere to certain security guidelines.

    There are four parts to getting your FileMaker database ready and hosted on the secure FileMaker server.

    Changing Your Password

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    Remote Desktop Services (RDS) on a Macintosh

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    Beginning in November of 2016, Dartmouth is replacing Citrix with RDS for accessing these applications:

    Incoming Students Ordering a Computer

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    Placing Your Order

    To place your order online go to the Class of 2022 link at http://computerstore.dartmouth.edu (this will come online in mid-May). Students can order computers through this website at any time once they have their Dartmouth credentials (sometime in mid-May). However, in order to help ensure that your computer is here for the start of the Fall term, orders should be placed prior to August 1, 2018.

    Desktop Hardware Service Overview

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    Information, Technology & Consulting helps members of the Dartmouth community to obtain, use and dispose of desktops and laptops:

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