How do I use Identity Finder?

Identity Finder is an application that searches your computer for personally identifiable information and then gives you options for removing or protecting that data. Departments that handle sensitive or confidential data can install Identity Finder by following the instructions to find and install software. Note: Identity Finder is only licensed for installation on Bucknell University […]

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How do I extract from a compressed file?

Compressed files help save disk space and clutter when copying files. You may have to deal with a .zip, .rar or other form of compressed file at some point to get the files you want. Follow the instructions below if you are on a Windows computer: Double-click the compressed file. You will see a window […]

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How do I contact Apple support for my laptop?

Sometimes the damage done to a laptop exceeds our parameters for repair. In that case, the student has the responsibility to send it off to Apple for repair, but we’d be happy to facilitate that process at the Tech Desk. There are a couple of ways that a student can contact Apple support and get […]

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2016 Desktop and Lab Software

2016 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 2013 Word 2013 Excel 2013 PowerPoint 2013 Project […]

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What’s the difference between using a laptop and using a desktop?

Thinking of switching from a desktop to a laptop? Wondering if a laptop is right for you? There are many differences between laptop and desktop computers. A desktop computer: Is not portable Has a large external monitor and larger keyboard Is less likely to be dropped, broken, or damaged Must be connected to a power […]

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How do I update my web browsers from Self Service?

If you are a faculty or staff member who has been instructed to update the web browsers on your Mac, please follow these instructions. Older web browsers may have security flaws that put your data at risk or they may not work with products like Bmail or myBucknell.  Please update both Chrome and Firefox. On your university […]

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What items does the Tech Desk sell?

As a service for students, the Technology Desk has a few items for sale. The prices will vary a bit, depending on the cost when we purchase them, but you can use these numbers as a good estimate. 1 TB external hard Western Digital USB 3.0 Passport Ultra: $65 Apple 85W MagSafe power adapter (for older MacBook […]

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What software is installed on Macs in BIOL 110?

The Biology Building 110 includes all software installed on all Mac lab computers at Bucknell. The following software is installed specifically on Mac computers in BIOL 110: Mesquite R R Studio SPSS Java XQuartz For additional information or assistance, please contact the Tech Desk at 570.577.7777 or techdesk@bucknell.edu. Keywords: BIOL, Biology Building,classrooms,computers, labs, Mac,Macs, software

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What software is installed on Macs in ARTB 212?

The Art Building room 212 includes all software installed on all Mac lab computers at Bucknell. The following software is installed specifically on Mac computers in ARTB 212: Final Cut X iLife 11 Adobe Acrobat Pro Adobe Illustrator Adobe InDesign Adobe Lightroom For additional information or assistance, please contact the Tech Desk at 570.577.7777 or techdesk@bucknell.edu. Keywords: Art […]

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