How do I set up Code42 CrashPlan to backup my Bucknell owned computer?

Beginning in 2018, new computers should automatically have Code42 CrashPlan installed by default. If you’re unable to find Code42 CrashPlan on your computer following the instructions below, please contact the Tech Desk (techdesk@bucknell.edu) to have it installed. To start Code42 CrashPlan: Windows: Go to the Windows menu, type CrashPlan and select the Code42 CrashPlan application. […]

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Faculty & Staff Computer Replacement Overview

Primary workstations (desktops and laptops) for eligible faculty and staff are typically replaced on a rotating four year replacement cycle. The computer replacement schedule, included below, identifies which departments will receive new primary workstations each year. Tenure track and tenured faculty may request a computer appropriate to their software, teaching, and research needs – Mac, […]

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How do I access VMware Horizon from a Mac?

This article will guide you through the steps required to start using VMware Horizon.  You can access VMware Horizon either through your browser or a client from your own desktop. The first 14 steps apply to any applications on VMware Horizon, while the remaining steps are specific to Minitab.  Minitab is an example of an application […]

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Help! How do I update my FollowMe printer drivers on a Mac?

In late July 2018, the drivers to the FollowMe printers were updated. Unfortunately, this is not done automatically, and requires your action if you are printing directly to the FollowMe printer queue. (If you are using the webprint service, you do not need to install any drivers.) This article will guide you through the process […]

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Should I shut down my computer every night?

Did you know that your computer may be very busy during the night (or whenever your workday is over)? If you have traditionally turned your computer off when you leave at the end of your day, your computer may need to complete many important tasks while you are using it.  It is a better idea […]

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2018 Desktop & Lab Software

2018 Windows Standard Configuration Operating System: Windows 10 64-bit Unsupported 16-bit applications may no longer work on a 64-bit environment. Pre-Installed Software This software is already installed on all classroom, lab, desktop, and laptop Windows computers. Adobe Reader current Chrome current Firefox current Internet Explorer Microsoft Office Word Excel PowerPoint Project Publisher Visio Browser Plugins […]

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How do I know if Code42 is backing up my computer?

Is Code42 Crashplan working?  Follow these instructions to make sure your computer is backed up to Code42. NOTE: If your backup was working, but has just stopped, restart your computer! If you have a laptop, plug in your network cable before you restart! Click on the Code42 Crashplan icon. The icon may be orange, black, […]

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How do I protect my Mac from the High Sierra vulnerability?

A significant security vulnerability has been exposed with Apple’s most recent operating system, High Sierra (OS 10.13). This vulnerability allows someone to gain administrative access to the computer without a password, potentially exposing personal data and compromising the computer. Learn more about this security vulnerability from Apple: About the security content of Security Update 2017-001 If […]

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How do I pause my Code42 backup?

Code42 constantly, automatically backs up your files.  If you are using a low speed or high cost internet connect, you may wish to pause Code42.  For example, if you are using a smartphone or personal mobile wireless access device that does not offer unlimited data, you should pause your backup until you have a faster […]

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What is Code42?

Code42 is the new online automatic backup software for Bucknell University owned computers.  This software provides data backup capability to faculty and staff on desktop and laptop computers. Code42 will be automatically installed and configured on Bucknell owned faculty and staff computers. By default, it will backup all files in the Users directory on Windows […]

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