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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How do I login to Code42 and restore a file?

To login to Code42, open the application from the system tray on a Windows computer (near the clock), the menu bar on a Mac (the bar across the top of the screen) or by running sudo CrashPlanDesktop from the command line on Linux office computers (that have locally stored data). Sign in with your Bucknell […]

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Computer Replacement Schedule

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2017 Desktop & Lab Software

2017 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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Faculty & Staff Standard Computer Specifications

2019 Standard Computer Specifications Windows/Linux Laptop Dell Latitude 5490 i5 Processor 16 GB RAM (upgradeable) 512 GB SSD hard drive Windows/Linux Desktop Optiplex 5060 i7 Processor 16 GB RAM (upgradeable) 512 GB SSD hard drive 24″ monitor * Keyboard, Mouse Mac Laptop Macbook Air i5 Processor 16 GB RAM 512 GB SSD hard drive Mac […]

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BitLocker, FileVault, and Encryption

What is encryption? Encryption is a process which uses sophisticated mathematical functions to store data making it unreadable to anyone without a specific key, providing added security for data stored on computers.  Library & IT encrypts the hard drives of Bucknell-owned computers so that lost or stolen computers cannot be accessed by unauthorized users. We […]

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How do I clear the cache on my browser?

The “cache” in your browser contains temporary files used by your browser to display webpages. Sometimes, these can slow down your computer or cause other related problems. In this case, clearing the cache might help you. Please use the instructions for your browser to see how to clear the cache: Google Chrome Mozilla Firefox Internet Explorer […]

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