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Getting Started

Quick Start Guide tells you how to get started computing in the Engineering College. Start with this short document.

Survival Guide This 3-part offering helps get through the first few days of computing in the college.

Web Pages A quick guide for creating and publishing web pages at the College of Engineering.

Use the Password tool to change and reset your password, or unlock your account. Password policy. Check your password. Get your initial password.

Printing - All You Need to Know, including information on Web Print and printing on the color LaserJet. video

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) on new accounts or general FAQ.

How Use

question markFinding the Computer Name
Connect2 VPN video
Collaborate Internet-based conference software
Disk Quota and How to Manage It
EASY (Evaluation and Assessment SurveY) a computer-based survey tool for course evaluations.
How to Use a File Share
File Storage and Locations
FileZilla for file transfer
Firefox, a web browser
Home Directory Path
ICON course management system used on campus. Local use information.
Installing software from the Symantec Management Agent
Lync, a link communications tool from Microsoft video
How to Map a Drive
Network Connect: Install and Use
Previous Version for File Restore video
Using the Public Ports
Reducing Disk Usage
Restrict Web Page Access - .htaccess
Secure Connections to ECS
UICapture for recording or viewing lectures
VDI - Virtual Windows Desktop video
Using a Virtual Linux Machine from Windows
Using the Wireless network in SC


WIndows logoFinding the IP Address
FastX for remote Linux sessions
Picasa for photo management
Remote Desktop video
Running Remote Linux Sessions: NX (NoMachine) for Windows video
Setting DHCP on Windows Computers
Using a Virtual Linux Machine from Windows
Windows Security Patches
WinRAR to compress and extract files


FastX for remote Linux sessions
Running Remote Linux Sessions: NX (NoMachine) for Macintosh

linux logoLinux

Linux local storage /var/tmp
Running Remote Linux Sessions: NoMachine
Using a Virtual Linux Machine from Windows

Engineering Email

Account Tools moved to the Intranet.
Email @ Engineering Information about the college email server.
Spam Helping you deal with spam email
Dealing with Viruses

Other Information

Electronic Access Information and documentation about the electronic access control system used to enter the SC building and labs, classrooms, and offices within the building.