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  • Your computer my encounter problems that can't be fixed except by reinstalling your operating system. Luckily OS X 10.6 makes this process simple and painless with Archive and Install, a feature of...
  • Your computer my encounter problems that can't be fixed except by reinstalling your operating system. Luckily Windows 7 makes this process easy if you have a compatible type of upgrade. To see...
  • Researchers, students, faculty, and staff may check out technical references, manuals, and trade magazines from the Science Library.
  • Connecting to UO Secure is possible by running the standard setup process provided by the university, but there is also a way to connect to this network manually. To set up the UO Secure wireless...
  • This document explains the steps in getting a static IP address on iOS devices.   When using static IP addresses on home and other private networks, they should be chosen from within the...
  • Mavericks On October 22nd, 2013, Apple released their latest operating software of 10.9 (also known as Mavericks). You may be wondering why your Mac is telling you that you have updates all the time...
  • If you forget the password for your account on your Macintosh, it limits your ability to make changes to settings, add or remove programs, and overall achieve complete functionality with your Mac....
  • If you're interested in learning more about how to use the Microsoft Office products associated with Office 365, the following free resources are available. From Skillport eLearning (faculty and...
  • Want to find some free (open source) alternatives to proprietary software? Here's a list of common commercial software packages and free alternatives:   Proprietary Software...
  • After a fresh install of OS X it's time to optimize your Mac. This page explores some applications and tips that will aid you.    Some free programs to check out:    VLC VLC is a...
  • Quick-start checklist Claim your Duck ID If you haven't already claimed your Duck ID, this step is critical! You'll use your Duck ID for email, wireless, Canvas, and other UO online services...
  • An "archive and install" allows you to reinstall the operating system from the recovery partition on your machine while perserving all of your personal data. Reinstalling the operating...
  • Faculty, staff, and students have their own personal web space at pages.uoregon.edu/<DuckID>. This space is for web pages, graphics, and document storage. Uploading Files to Your Web Space For...
  • The UO Libraries' Center for Media and Educational Technology (CMET) provides educational technology support for faculty, instructors, and GTFs. Services include educational technology training,...
  • McAfee VirusScan uses on-access scanning to guard against all types of viruses and malicious code, including new and unknown threats. VirusScan offers unintrusion protection to block viruses,...
  • A "hard refresh" is a way of forcing your browser to load the most recent version of a webpage. Sometimes when changes have been made to a webpage, they are not displayed immediately...
  •   Security Resources & Information The UO Technology Service Desk is happy to assist all affiliated members of the university with securing a computer with an antivirus program or...
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