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Cleaning Up & Organizing Your Files on the SJC Network

When was the last time you did a little spring cleaning with the files stored on the College network? If you’re like me, it’s been a while. Quite a few of us at San Jac have a tendency to go

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What is the Clutter Feature?

Last year, Microsoft added a new feature for Office 365 customers that helps filter low-priority email called “Clutter.” Clutter is similar to an anti-spam filter as it moves less important email (based on your reading habits) into a ‘Clutter’ folder,

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Upcoming San Jacinto College Password Changes

Starting the morning of April 20th, all San Jacinto College employees will receive a prompt when logging into their workstation that their College network password has expired. At that time, you will need to create a password that meets the

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Auto-Generated Emails for Approvers

Starting April 11th, 2016, Finance will implement a new process that will auto-generate a daily email when there are outstanding requisitions, budget transfers or direct pay invoices to be approved. Both the primary and alternate approver will receive the email

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Upcoming Changes to SJC Distribution Lists

Subject: Upcoming Changes to SJC Email Distribution Lists Who it affects: All SJC Employees Details: On April 11th, 2016, San Jacinto College will be moving from manually maintained primary email distribution lists to a new, streamlined automated system. This automation

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Prevent Outlook from Closing Accidentally

When using Outlook, you might have accidentally closed Outlook by clicking the Close button or the Exit button. If you click on either of these two buttons, Outlook will close immediately without any prompt. When this happens, you’ll have to

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Giva Service Management Suite

On April 4th, 2016, San Jacinto College will be making the switch from HEAT to Giva. HEAT is the current ITS ticketing system that has been in use at the College for over 10 years. ITS is excited to announce

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Snipping Tool in Windows 7

Articles, pictures, sections of a document – you name it. Sometimes, the easiest way to save a copy of something is to take a snapshot of your screen. Snipping Tool captures a screen shot of anything on your desktop. You

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What is Firefox Sync?

Firefox Sync, originally branded Mozilla Weave, is a feature that allows Mozilla Firefox users to partially synchronize bookmarks, browsing history, preferences, and filled forms. If you use Mozilla Firefox and save bookmarks, this feature may be helpful to you as

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Patch Management

Keeping operating systems and software updated is a task that never ends. Software companies like Microsoft, Adobe, and Oracle typically update their products soon after problems are discovered and the software engineers write new code. Starting December 1st, ITS will

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