Data Backup Services at the Computer Clinic

The Tech Team Computer Clinic can provide help with backing up data for any UVM Faculty, Staff, or Student. You can visit the Clinic to get help learning how to complete regular backups, or to have a backup performed for you. It is always a good idea to backup data that is on your computer. Data on your computer can be lost if the hard drive fails, data becomes corrupted or is deleted, the computer is lost or stolen, or the computer is physically damaged. Having a backup copy of your files Read more [...]

Outlook Web App Calendar Basics

UVM uses Microsoft Exchange for its email and calendaring system, which syncs with Outlook, Apple Mail, and Android's built-in email and calendar clients. Read more [...]

Smart TV in the Residence Halls

Please refer to the Residential Life website for current information about Television in the residence halls: https://reslife.uvm.edu/content/res_halls_101/technology The UVM Tech Team can register your TV or similar (Apple TV, TiVo, Roku) in the wired Network Registration (netreg) database, but we do not offer support on these devices. We support you, the user, not the hardware, as you navigate using your device on the UVM network. Your TV product information MUST state explicitly that your device Read more [...]

Windows 8 – Backing up files with File History

Windows 8 –using the built in back up options Windows 8, the current version of the Microsoft Windows operating system, comes with two separate backup options. These are Windows File History and Windows Backup & Restore, and each functions slightly differently. This walkthrough is for Windows File History, a built-in application which takes regular snapshots of personal documents, music, etc, but does not back up applications or contacts by default. You need to use an external hard drive. Read more [...]

Windows 8 Recovery Options

Abstract: This article describes the various recovery options for troubleshooting and repairing issues on computers running Windows 8. Upon the first login, there are no prompts for the user to create recovery media or restore points in Windows 8. The following steps detail the process of creating a bootable recovery drive on a USB storage device. This recovery drive provides a suite of useful troubleshooting tools that are used to fix problems impeding the operating system's full functionality. Read more [...]

PGP locked disk

PGP and netID account password changes-Windows

How to change a netID password so that you can log in at the PGP screen, Windows and MacOS Read more [...]