Laptop Maintenance Presentation Plug your laptop into the nearest power source. Please keep your laptop turned off until the technology session at 10am.
Goals of this Session • Understand where/how to get help • Connect to the Babson Network • Connect to Babson printer • Configure email • Understand Babson software resources • Technology Test
The IT Service Center • Location: Horn Computer Center (Second Floor) • Contact Information • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org • Phone: 781.239.4357 (Help) • Babson Portal ‘Get Tech Help’ • Hours of operation • Monday – Thursday: 7:30am - 9:30pm • Friday: 7:30am - 6pm • Saturday: Noon - 4pm • Sunday: Noon - 8pm • Basic Support • 781-239-4357 (HELP) • Available 24/7
Babson Resources Babson Websites • it.babson.edu - Landing site for everything IT related @ Babson • Email setup • Printing • Wireless instructions • Purchasing software and hardware • Right Answers (answers.babson.edu) • Portal (the one stop shop) • Tech Help link • Personal network space • Quick links to Blackboard, Library, Registrar • Update your profile information
Babson Resources Babson Websites (cont.) • eLearning.babson.edu • Online tutorials/videos for learning Microsoft products • Answers.babson.edu • Online technical knowledgebase • Available 24/7
Software (PC/Bootcamp/Parallels/VMFusion) Note: Babson does not provide VM software or operating systems. Office 2008 for Mac can be purchased from: http://babson.e-academy.com If you are running VMWare Fusion, Parallels or Bootcamp with Windows… Portal – My Downloads (portal.babson.edu) • Common Classroom applications • Microsoft Office Suite • Eset Nod32 Antivirus K:\Apps • Specific classroom applications that Faculty may ask you to install for use in class Virtual Lab • http://virtuallab.babson.edu • Adobe CS Suite, Macromedia Dreamweaver, etc.
Connecting to OpenWireless - Mac • Click the Airport icon and select ‘OpenWireless’.
Printing Configuring Network Printers • To connect to a public network printer, simply point Safari (or whichever browser you use) to www.babson.edu/it/printers, and select “Configure Public Printers”, then click on ‘Graduate Students – Non Domain’. Select the printers you want and they will be installed automatically (make sure to select the Mac option and follow the directions). Pharos Printing System (install from link above) • Monitors Usage • Reduces waste • 12 hour retention
Email Options/Configuration Webmail – mail.babson.edu (no config. needed) Portal – portal.babson.edu (no config. needed) Microsoft Entourage 2008 – • http://www3.babson.edu/Offices/ITSD/configure/Accessing-Your-E-Mail.cfm Email Forwarding – Use link above
Software FastTrack Link Testing – www.babson.edu/fasttracklinktesting ElluminateTest - Click on ‘Babson Elluminate Sessions’
Optional Hands-On Configuration Session • Wednesday and Thursday: Noon to 1pm - Lunch Help Desk in Knight • Wednesday Night 5:45 to 6:45pm in Olin 120 • ITSC staff will be available to help with: • Configuring Outlook • Installing Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac • Configuring Postini (spam filtering) • Connecting to printers • Configuring mobile devices to receive Babson email Thanks for Attending!