Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows and Mac

Keyboard shortcuts are useful combinations of keys that allow you to complete an action in a shorter amount of time than going through the usual steps. They often have use in a web browser, document-processing software, and many other places! Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows Windows shortcuts mostly require holding down two or more keys. The […]

Using the MBAM Self-Service Portal (Bitlocker)

Starting July 2017, faculty and staff can unlock their encrypted computer using the MBAM self-service portal. MBAM (Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring) provides enterprise management capabilities for Bitlocker, Microsoft disk encryption technology that protects data against unauthorized access if a computer is lost or stolen. Faculty and staff run the installed client on their client […]

Disable Sleep and Hibernate on Windows

Disable Sleep and Hibernate in control panel Start Control panel Hardware and Sound Change when the computer sleeps Put the computer to sleep: Never Save Changes Click on “Change advanced power settings“ Expand Sleep Expand Hibernate after Set the Minutes to 0 to turn off 11. Click “Ok” 12. Save Changes and Close Window Keywords: […]

Secure Remote Desktop Access (SRDA)

  As a faculty, staff, or student, you can access computers that you use within your local computer network remotely using the Remote Desktop technology built into computer and/or server operating systems. These instructions will guide you through accessing your Remote Desktop securely from outside of the UConn network without connecting to the UITS VPN. […]

Installing Remote Desktop on Windows

    *Step 1 and 2 require access to your UConn Windows workstation Step 1: Enable Remote Desktop on Your University Device If you already have your computer configured to receive remote desktop protocol connections: e.g., you connect remotely already through a virtual private network (VPN connection), you can skip steps 1 and 2 and […]

Archiving/Saving Outlook Emails on Windows

1. Open Outlook 2. Click file on the top left   3. Click Open and Export 4. Click import/export   5. Click export to file   6. Select outlook data file   7. Select the folders you wish to view. To select multiple folders, you have to make sure include subfolders is checked, and select […]

Mapping a Personal (P:) Drive on Windows

Windows 10 You must be on the UCONN Network, if you are not you will have to connect to the UCONN Network using the University’s VPN Client. Click on the Windows Start Button Right Click on File Explorer Click on More Click on Map Network Drive (may take a couple of clicks) Drive: Choose P: […]