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Safe Computing

The following list contains a number of resources regarding safe computing at the University of Oregon.

 

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  • Creating a Partition in Windows 7, Vista, and XP   Creating a separate data partition during installation
   During installation of Windows, you will eventually come to a screen that gives...
  • Peer-to-peer (P2P) filesharing software such as Gnutella, LimeWire, BitTorrent or AresWarez may seem like a convenient way to download music and movies, but this convenience is a double-edged sword...
  • Hardware Repair Advice & Accident Prevention    Fans & Vents Clean your fans and vents using a canister of canned air (you can find one at any large grocery store). First, find your...
  • This video provides tips and tricks for safe web browsing and creating secure passwords. For more information, contact the Technology Services Desk.
  • To determine which version of McAfee you are running, we need to navigate to the Programs and Features section of the Control Panel in Windows. Open the Start Menu Select the Control Panel...
  • This article describes how to uninstall McAfee Enterprise from a Windows computer. Because we cannot uninstall the program when it is in Managed Mode, we have to first change McAfee into Unmanaged...
  • On February 11, 2014, Information Services will be upgrading the central McAfee ePO server. The McAfee ePO server is a centralized service for managing our McAfee site license anti-virus software....
  • What is phishing? Phishing is a way of attempting to get your sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, PINs and ID numbers. Phishers accomplish this by imitating an often real organization...
  • Are you new to VPN? If you are new to using the university's VPN software, please use Cisco AnyConnect. For a complete list of our VPN software and an overview of the VPN software we offer, see...
  • 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...
  • Product Information McAfee VirusScan uses on-access scanning to guard against all types of viruses and malicious code, including new and unknown threats. VirusScan offers unintrusive protection as it...
  •   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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