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PC, Software, & Peripheral Support

Information and guides regarding PCs, Software, & Peripherals at Manhattan College

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Information and guides regarding hardware and peripherals
Information and guides regarding Windows 8.1 support
Information and guides regarding Faculty Laptop Initiative (FLI)

Articles (29)

Accessing Linux Labs

A guide on how to access Linux Labs

AirParrot Video Limitation

Information on the AirParrot Video Limitation

Basic Malware Removal

Manhattan College ITS recommends either AdwCleaner or Malwarebytes software to rid your computer of malware. Below are instructions for downloading the software

Clearing Your Web Browser's Cache

A guide on how to clear your web browser's cache

Compressing Large PDF Documents

A guide on how to compress large PDF documents

Computer Transition Checklist

A checklist for computer transitioning

Configuring Multiple Monitors

A guide on how to configure multiple monitors

Free Software Available for Students

Software Installation List for Students

How to Acquire Software Not Provided by ITS for Your College Owned Computer

Article explains how to acquire software not provided by ITS for your college owned computer.

How to Backup/Restore Bookmarks

All modern web browsers, such as Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, offer options for backing up your bookmarks and even browsing history. This allows for easy transfer of bookmarks between different computers and restoring bookmarks to your web browser in the event of a software malfunction. Please click on your web browser below for a step-by-step guide on backing up your bookmarks.

How to Update a Manhattan College Webpage on Turing (Server)

Article gives instructions on updating a Manhattan College webpage on turing (server) from a Mac OS and a Windows system.

ITS Computer Recommendations for Employees

A list of ITS recommended computers for employees

ITS Personal PC Recommendations

A list of ITS recommended computers for personal use

List of Requestable Software for Manhattan College Owned Devices

A comprehensive list of requestable software for Manhattan College owned devices

Logging Out of Windows 10

How to Log Out of Windows 10 devices

Mac OS X - Using Disk Utility

A guide on how to use Disk Utility on Mac OS X

Mail Merging using Microsoft Office

A guide on how to mail merge using Microsoft Office

Making PDF Documents ADA Accessible

Best practices to make PDF documents more accessible.

Microsoft Office 365 - Free install on up to 5 personal devices

A guide on how to install Microsoft Office 365 for free on up to 5 devices

Microsoft Software Troubleshooting

Article give instructions for software troubleshooting and includes links to manufacturer software support page.

PowerPoint 2013 - Extended Monitor Fix

A guide on how to fix the extended monitor issue on Powerpoint 2013

Print Dialogue Differences

Differences between print dialogues

Removing the Document Gallery in Microsoft Office on Mac OS X

Guide on how to remove Start Menu on Mac OS X so that it opens directly to a blank document

Removing the Start Screen in Microsoft Office on Windows

Guide on how to remove the start screen on office so that it opens a new document instead.

Setting up Google Drive as the Default Folder when Saving on Mac OS X

Guide on how to set up Google Drive as the default folder when saving on MAC OS X

Setting up Google Drive as the Default Folder when Saving on Windows

A guide on how to set up Google Drive as the default folder when saving on Windows

Setting Up Remote Desktop on Windows 10

A guide on how to set up remote desktop on Windows 10

Unable to Modify Scale When Trying to Print

Changing the scale when printing using Google Chrome

Using a Scanner

Article gives overview of how to use a scanner. A scanner allows you to make photos or documents digital. Once you make them digital you can share them in a variety of ways.