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1 © 2010 Babson College © 2011 Babson College Undergraduate Technology Orientation Presenters: Sol Kamerman Jim Dillon

2 © 2010 Babson College Topics of discussion About IT Service Center (ITSC) Laptop hardware Backing up your data Babson resources

3 © 2010 Babson College About ITSC Contact Information Phone: (HELP) Location: Horn Computer Center Room 220 Telephone/ /Walk-In Support Basic Technical Support: 7 Days a Week 24 Hours a Day Advanced Technical Support: Monday-Thursday 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM Friday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM Saturday 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Walk-In Support Monday-Thursday 7:30 AM - 9:30 PM Friday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM Saturday 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Sunday Noon - 8:00 PM

4 © 2010 Babson College The Babson Laptop Program Lenovo ThinkPad T410s Widescreen

5 © 2010 Babson College Lenovo T410s

6 © 2010 Babson College Why Lenovo? Durability of the ThinkPad brand Meets or exceeds the following MIL810F specifications: Physical Shock Humidity Vibration Dust High Temperature Low Temperature Thermal Shock Altitude Strength and performance through design Business notebook for a business college

7 © 2010 Babson College Warranties and Repairs Laptop Warranty – 3 year coverage o What it covers o Normal wear and tear o Charges  $ 100 for physical damage  $500 deductible for theft Repairs o On-site repair o 24 hour turnaround

8 © 2010 Babson College Getting to Know your ThinkPad Included Software o Microsoft Windows XP SP3 (Windows 7 Available Upon Request) o Microsoft Office 2007 o Eset Nod32 Antivirus & Antispyware o Softricity o ThinkVantage Technologies o Adobe Acrobat Reader o Minitab

9 © 2010 Babson College Getting the most out of your batteries Tips to extend battery charge: Reduce display brightness Disable wireless when not in use Close any applications that are not being used Disconnect any USB devices

10 © 2010 Babson College ThinkPad Fingerprint Reader Allows you to log in to your computer with a swipe of the finger To Setup: 1. Swipe finger or click on icon in system tray 2. Next 3. Setup or Practice 4. Enter Network Password 5. Enroll fingerprint, Save and Finish!

11 © 2010 Babson College Laptop Responsibilities Never leave your laptop unattended Use a security lock Secure your dorm room o Lock your door o Take your laptop with you during vacations and long weekends

12 © 2010 Babson College Laptop Responsibilities No permanent markings or stickers Avoid eating or drinking near your laptop Avoid leaving your laptop in any extreme environment (hot/cold/damp) When transporting your laptop, always place the laptop in suspend mode (Fn+F4) or turn the machine off to help prevent hard drive failure and possible data loss

13 © 2010 Babson College Policies Governing Technology Resources at Babson Computer use must comply with state and federal law, for academic purposes only No hacking, abuse of network resources, violation of copyright laws, harassment It is NOT OK to share passwords Don’t download movies, music, etc. illegally

14 © 2010 Babson College Babson Account Password Security o Passwords are case sensitive, 8 character minimum (letters, numbers, symbols) o Students will be required to change their passwords once every semester Forgot Password? o Provide secondary address (required) o Visit portal.babson.edu to reset

15 © 2010 Babson College Backing up your data What to back up? o My Documents, Favorites, Desktop o Applications cannot be backed up Babson provided methods o U: drive (250 MB Space) o CDRW/DVD 680MB - 4.7GB Personal Options o Thumb drive (USB key) 4GB-32GB o Mozy – Free Online Backup – 2GBwww.mozy.com o External USB hard drive – 100GB +

16 © 2010 Babson College Viruses and Malware How does your system become infected? o Websites o P2P software o Unknown s and file attachments o Chat tools o Social Networking Sites How we help protect your system o ESET Anti-virus o Postini.babson.edu o Windows updates Browse Safely!

17 © 2010 Babson College

18 Babson Portal Automatic setup Exchange/Outlook Instructions for setting up Outlook on-a-Babson-Computer.cfm on-a-Babson-Computer.cfm 250MB quota Outlook Web Access (OWA) Mobile Devices Instructions for setting up on your iPhone, Blackberry, Android, Windows Mobile Device -http://www3.babson.edu/Offices/ITSD/configure/Windows- Mobile-Smartphone-Configuration.cfmhttp://www3.babson.edu/Offices/ITSD/configure/Windows- Mobile-Smartphone-Configuration.cfm

19 © 2010 Babson College Babson Websites ITSC webpage (Landing site for IT) o configuration o Printing configuration o Troubleshooting / Tips & Tricks o Announcements Portal (‘one-stop-shop’) o My Drives o Quick links to Babson websites (Blackboard, Library, Registrar) o and Calendar Portal o RSS Feeds (CNN, U.S. News, ESPN) o Software Downloads

20 © 2010 Babson College Babson Websites (continued) SharePoint o Document management o Team sites o Collaboration E-learning o Free online training/video tutorials of Microsoft Products

21 © 2010 Babson College Babson Websites (continued) RightAnswers Login with your Babson username and password Available from on and off campus Computer support 24 x 7 Answers to your IT questions Help with common applications Microsoft Office, Blackboard, , etc. Tips on using software Configuring Handhelds Babson specific solutions

22 © 2010 Babson College Babson Network Wired Connections o Dedicated resource o Fastest connection Wireless (SSID’s) o Babson (preferred) o OpenWireless o Shared resource All laptops are preconfigured for Babson

23 © 2010 Babson College Software Classroom Applications o Portal – My Downloads EndNote Minitab Adobe Presenter FrontPage 2003 SPSS Statistics o K:\Apps\ Adobe Acrobat Clementine GLEIM MatLab Minitab Palisades SAS Microsoft Office Suite o Word o Outlook o Excel o PowerPoint o Access o OneNote ( Demo: HERE)HERE Virtual Lab o o Adobe CS Suite, Macromedia Dreamweaver, etc.

24 © 2010 Babson College Software (continued) 24 Hour Lab (Horn 150) Adobe: After Affects, Premiere, Audition, Bridge, Dreamweaver, Encore, Photoshop Palisades Clementine SPSS SAS Minitab Kurzweil

25 © 2010 Babson College Printing Printing can be confusing…and frustrating!

26 © 2010 Babson College Printing Configuring Network Printers o To connect to a public network printer, simply point Internet Explorer to and follow the steps below:www.babson.edu/it/printers 1.Select ‘Configure Public Printers’ 2.Select ‘Undergraduate Students, Employees (Domain)’ 3.Select the printers you want and they will be installed automatically. Pharos Printing System o 12 hour retention o Monitors Usage o Reduces waste

27 © 2010 Babson College Learning Tools: Blackboard blackboard.babson.edu Learning Management System Single on-line location for your course materials (homework assignments, syllabus, collaboration, etc.) When you enroll in a class it will automatically enroll you in Blackboard Approximately 98% of faculty use Blackboard. If you do not see a course, check with your professor NOTE: Internet Explorer is recommended over Firefox for Blackboard access

28 © 2010 Babson College Other Learning Tools

29 © 2010 Babson College How NOT to handle your laptop * No laptops were harmed during the making of this film. Use only as directed.

30 © 2010 Babson College

31 How NOT to handle your laptop * No laptops were harmed during photo shoot. Use only as directed.

32 © 2010 Babson College How NOT to handle your laptop * No laptops were harmed during photo shoot. Use only as directed.

33 © 2010 Babson College How NOT to handle your laptop * No laptops were harmed during photo shoot. Use only as directed.

34 © 2010 Babson College Hands-On Configurations Configure Outlook - Automatic setupAutomatic setup Postini - postini.babson.edupostini.babson.edu Printing/Pharos – Configure PrintersConfigure Printers OneNote – Live DemoLive Demo

35 © 2010 Babson College Phone: (HELP) Location: Horn Computer Center Room 220 PRESENTATION SLIDES:


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