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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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Aero Shake, Snap, and Keyboard Shortcuts in Windows 7

One of the main purposes of Windows 7 was to develop an easier, more user-friendly computing environment for users. As a result, it includes some changes and additional features that make it easier for users to navigate. Windows 7 was

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Outlook 2010: Editing Files in Outlook

One of the top tasks we do in Outlook is share and update files. Quite frequently, we’ll receive an email from a colleague that contains an attachment we are required to review/edit. In most cases, we’re dealing with documents that

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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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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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Word 2010 Tip: Customizing Header Styles

Microsoft Word 2010 provides a variety of options for customizing any document you are creating. While pre-defined header styles are already available at your disposal, Word allows you the freedom to further modify these styles so that they fit with

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Outlook 2010 Tip: Adjusting Navigation Pane Font

Outlook provides various options that a user can change in order to customize its look and feel. One of these options is the ability to modify the font style/size of the folders in the navigation pane.  As it turns out,

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SJC Laptop Safety: Docking & Undocking

Many faculty and staff who are accustomed to having a desktop computer may find the transition to a laptop slightly challenging; especially when provided a docking station, monitor(s), and other peripherals that allow them to retain that “desktop feel” when

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