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Tech Tip of the Week: Stop Sneaky Software from Slipping In

When you install 3rd party software or updates there will sometimes be add-ons bundled in with it. Stay alert when installing to keep your computer from getting bogged down. The problem Oftentimes perfectly legitimate software installations and updates–Adobe Reader, Oracle … Continue reading

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21. August 2014 by Kate, School Support Specialist
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Tech Tip Summer Extra: Is Your iPhone Deleting Email Trash?

A recent change to iOS seems to have changed the way email trash is handled on the iPhone and iPad. Read on to learn how to check if your email trash is being emptied behind your back. About iOS Email … Continue reading

11. July 2014 by Kate, School Support Specialist
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Tech Tip of the Week: How to Get Our Attention

What’s the best way to contact IT for help? That depends on the situation. Here are our suggestions for the most efficient service. Computer Crisis? For those need-immediate-attention emergencies, pick up the phone and call the IT help desk at … Continue reading

01. May 2014 by Kate, School Support Specialist
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Tech Tip of the Week: Keeping Mail Under Quota in Crunch Time

If you’re approaching your email quota there are some quick tips to get you under quota. You can skip right to the strategies if you want, or read a little about the quota first. About Hampshire’s Email Quota Your email … Continue reading

24. April 2014 by Kate, School Support Specialist
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Tech Tip of the Week: Security Certificate Updates

As part of our continuous efforts to maintain secure IT services, we’ve updated our security certificate for Hampshire websites. Confirm the security exception if you’re prompted. Read on for details. About Security Certificates If you’ve been following the Heartbleed exploit … Continue reading

17. April 2014 by Kate, School Support Specialist
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Tech Tip of the Week: The Demise of Windows XP

On Tuesday, April 8, Microsoft stopped supporting Windows XP, meaning no more updates to plug security holes. As time goes on computers running XP will become more and more insecure. About Windows Operating Systems Windows XP is a Microsoft operating … Continue reading

10. April 2014 by Applications and Web Services
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Tech Tip Extra: The Heartbleed Bug and You

A major new web security flaw was discovered this week, so it’s time to change your banking passwords again. Read on for more information. About SSL You’ve probably noticed the padlock icon when you browse to “secure” websites, or the … Continue reading

09. April 2014 by Kate, School Support Specialist
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