How do I disable Find my Mac?

Follow these instructions from Apple on how to remove your iOS device from Find my iPhone. For additional information or assistance, please contact the Tech Desk at 570.577.7777 or techdesk@bucknell.edu. Keywords: delete, remove, change

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How do I install printers on a Mac?

To install printers on a Mac, follow the following steps: Go to your Desktop. Next, click on Go -> Applications. You will see the following screen: Locate “Self Service” and double-click it. You may be prompted to log in with your Bucknell username and password. You will now see the following window: It is recommended […]

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How do I add/remove dock icons on a Mac?

If you are new to a Mac, this help page from Mac is an excellent resource to get you acquainted with the dock. It describes all the basics, including adding/removing icons, stacks, dock hiding, etc. For additional information or assistance, please contact the Tech Desk at 570.577.7777 or techdesk@bucknell.edu. Keywords: menu, dock, mac, icons, remove, change, […]

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How do I view hidden files on a Mac?

To view hidden files on a Mac, do the following: Open the Terminal (picture below shows where to find it). Type the following into the terminal, without the quotation marks: “defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles YES”. Hit the Return key on your keyboard. Restart Finder. (Follow the numbers on the screenshot below) You can now see […]

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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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