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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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Using Rules in Outlook 2010

At SanJac, faculty and staff can sift through a great deal of email in a single day. As a result, being able to sort and organize email has become a bit of a necessity for most of us. Luckily, Microsoft …

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A Quick Look at Temporary Internet Files

Temporary internet files, used by applications that allow you to surf the internet, contain elements of a web page and are stored on a computer for future use. Each time you visit a web site, the temporary internet files folder …

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Automatically Reply to Messages in Outlook 2010

Setting up automatic replies in Outlook allows you to send automated messages to individuals who email you during those times when you are unable to respond (i.e., out of the office). Employees can utilize this feature to keep those who …

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Calculating Letter Grades in Excel 2010

As you may already know, one of the many benefits of Microsoft Excel is the ability to generate and produce calculations through the use of formulas. Instructors can easily benefit from this feature by setting up a grade book within …

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Remove Background Tool in Office 2010

Did you ever take a picture or find a picture online that you wish you could use for a brochure, newsletter, album, etc. but wished you could remove the background image? Office 2010 brings a new feature available with most …

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SJC Wallpaper on Computers

If you have recently visited any of the Open Labs located in the Interactive Learning Center or you’ve checked out a laptop from ITS, you may have noticed the new SJC wallpaper on these computers. If you are interested in …

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Provide Feedback Through Tech Support Online

One of the great things about Tech Support Online (TSO) is the capability to obtain feedback from employees and students regarding the content provided. Within each how-to document, there is a section available that allows users to report whether or …

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Locate the Computer Name on Windows XP, Windows 7, and MAC

A computer’s name is a unique identifier that is given to each computer on our network. Computer names are extremely helpful to our techs when tickets are submitted to install or troubleshoot peripherals, software, and hardware. Below are instructions on …

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