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How to recognize phishing email messages, links, or phone calls

  Safety & Security Center Phishing email messages, websites, and phone calls are designed to steal money. Cybercriminals can do this by installing malicious software on your computer or stealing personal information off of your computer. Cybercriminals also use social

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What is adware, spyware, and malware?

Security threats are everywhere. The threats we are focusing on this time are the inadvertently installed applications known as adware, spyware, and malware. If you use a computer that has access to the Internet then you are vulnerable to get

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Recovering Unsaved Files and Edits

It’s a sad and frustrating occurrence that happens to the best of us…you’re working hard to wrap up a document due by the end of the day when your computer crashes, the lights go out, or the program you’re working

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To Sync or Not to Sync Your Student Email Password

With the release of our new Password Self-Service System, students now have the ability to sync their student email account password (powered by Gmail) with their SOS password. Once a student has initially set up their email account, each time

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Applying and Modifying Themes in PowerPoint 2010

PowerPoint 2010 provides users with a versatile platform for creating visually pleasing presentations. San Jac employees and students can use PowerPoint to create informative slideshows for meetings, assignments, or a variety of other tasks. One of the appealing features of

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VoIP Tip: The #1 Troubleshooting Step for Your Telephone

Because the VoIP system used at San Jacinto College is network-based, it’s possible that some employees may experience connection issues following a campus-wide power outage. Once power is restored, users may come across issues such as a missing dial tone

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Reboot, Shut Down, Log Off: What to Do When?

At the end of the day, when you’re ready to close up shop, we’re sure you’ve noticed how Windows has multiple options to choose from when following the steps to power down your PC for the day. In addition, you’ve more

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Outlook 2010 Tip: The Grammar Check

Quite a few of us are already aware of the Spelling & Grammar tool that’s available in Microsoft Word. It’s a handy little feature for ensuring our documents are error-free and composed professionally; which leads many of us to use

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Configuring Pop-Up Blockers for the SanJac Website

Like most websites, the San Jacinto College site utilizes pop-ups when navigating the site or accessing a number of online systems. Most people don’t particularly like pop-up windows that appear when browsing the web (not to mention possible security issues),

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Removing the People Pane in Outlook

The People Pane in Microsoft Outlook is a component of Outlook Social Connector that displays contact information and activity of an individual you are communicating with via email. Data for all persons included in an email, calendar meeting, or contacts

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