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Posted 01/31/2011 - 12:48pm

People use email everyday sometimes without thinking about who is sending what to whom and why. Most email is innocuous and useful. Some is not so harmless. There are a few questions that come up again and again. Answers to these questions often provide solutions to problems and issues related to security and safety while engaging in online activities. A few of those questions can be found below.

It seems like everyone I know is using a web-based email system like Zimbra. I am...

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Posted 05/13/2010 - 9:33am

Wireless networking has been a long awaited feature in Stubbs Hall.
It is now available as of Monday, May 10, 2010.
Users should receive coverage virtually everywhere in the building.
For more wireless information, see:  http://www.ulm.edu/computingcenter/hardware/wireless

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Posted 03/30/2010 - 3:41pm

There have been some reported issues with the BANNER application when running the latest version of Java (Version 6 update 19). The resulting behavior is that the icons onscreen become greyed-out and are not functional. The menu options are reported to still work properly.
Our recommendation for anyone experiencing this problem is to uninstall Java Version 6 Update 19. This can be done under Windows using the Control Panel - Add/Remove Programs option and choosing Java Version 19....

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Posted 03/08/2010 - 9:58am

It is about that time of year for the snow to be gone and leaves to be changing. All of the busy people cooped up all winter are ready to begin their spring cleaning. Removing cobwebs and accumulated dust is only the first step. For tech enthusiasts, a little spring cleaning for the computer may also be in order.

Computers are like cars: they often need a little tune-up here and there to prevent major repairs from being necessary later on. One way to do some cleaning and tune-up is to...

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Posted 12/03/2009 - 9:30am

Greetings and Happy Holidays ,
In this season, the time is right for the scammers to peek out from behind the mistletoe and catch all those bad little cyberusers who are not careful. Do not let them turn your holiday into piles of switches and lumps of coal. Be even more on guard for those evil little spoilers.
The security company McAffee has broken down a list of the twelve scams of Christmas. You can find a posting of that article at this website (...

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