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Laptop Orientation August 21 st, 2007 Kevin Prechtl and Owen Opena.

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1 Laptop Orientation August 21 st, 2007 Kevin Prechtl and Owen Opena

2 Agenda Setup Laptop Support Open Source Software Downloads Tips and Housekeeping Items Business Career Connections Q&A

3 Username and Password Alias – Username and password: Username: first initial followed by your last name, all lowercase – kprechtl Password: first and last initials capitalized, followed by two $ characters, followed by the last four digits of your peoplesoft number For Kevin: KP$$5624

4 Outlook Web Access Everyone can access via the web from any computer Outlook Web Access – OWA Works best with Internet Explorer Username: kprechtl Password: KP$$5624

5 Setup – Outlook 2003 and 2007 Configuration for Microsoft Office: Depending on your current configuration your instructions could be slightly different. Please bear with Owen and I as we walk through these instructions If you get lost, please raise your hand and we will come help For systems that have never used Outlook before

6 Setup – Create New Profile Open up the Mail control panel. (If you do not see the Mail Icon, you will need to click on Switch to Classic View on the left side of the Control Panel.) Click on Show Profiles You will first need to add a new Profile. Click on Add and then Type in your name to identify your account. Click OK

7 Outlook 2007 only In Outlook 2007 this window should now pop up. Check Manually configure server settings or additional server types Click next

8 Setup – Add New Account A window will appear titled Accounts Check Add a new account At the Add a New Account Window, choose Microsoft Exchange and click on Next.

9 Setup – Exchange Server Type in the following information: Microsoft Exchange server: Uncheck Use Cached Exchange Mode Username: Click on More Settings.

10 Setup - Login If you are prompted for a username. Ignore the login and click on Cancel. This may or may not happen Afterwards you will get the following error message, hit OK. This may or may not happen

11 Setup – General Account Settings Verify the server ( and your full name. Then click on OK. This may or may not happen You will now be in the General Account Settings. On General tab make sure Manually control connection state is checked

12 Setup – Proxy Settings Select the Connection tab Check the box next to Connect to my Exchange mailbox using HTTP then selectExchange Proxy Settings

13 Setup – Proxy Settings On the Exchange Proxy Settings page, set the following settings: For Use this URL to connect to my proxy server for Exchange enter: 1 Ensure that the box is checked next to Connect using SSL only 2 Ensure that the box is checked next to On slow networks, connect using HTTP first, then connect using TCP/IP 3 Change the Proxy authentication settings to Basic Authentication 4

14 Setup – Proxy Settings

15 Setup – Finish Select OK on the Exchange Proxy Settings page Select OK on the Microsoft Exchange Server page Select Next on the Change Account page Select Finish on the next Change Accounts page Select Close on the Mail Setup – page

16 Setup – Finish Now start Microsoft Outlook When you begin, you will get a login box. Enter the following information: User name: (XP Pro) business/username (Vista) Password: Then click OK

17 Laptop Support ITS on the 2nd floor does not provide support for your laptop They will only help you with your user ID or password for issues 2 nd Year Support Group: We can help you with most of your issues unless you have hardware problems Kevin Prechtl – spyware and virus removal, software issues, wireless and wired network troubleshooting, general questions Skype chat is best way to communicate with me or Skype username: kevin.prechtl Owen Opena – general

18 Open source downloads 7-Zip (file compression software) Mozilla Firefox (web browser) PDFCreator (PDF document printer) Windows XP PowerToys Calculator owertoys/xppowertoys.mspx owertoys/xppowertoys.mspx

19 Open source downloads Spybot – Search & Destroy (anti-spyware) Ad-Aware (anti-spyware) Free/ _ html?part=dl-ad- aware&subj=dl&tag=top5 Free/ _ html?part=dl-ad- aware&subj=dl&tag=top5 WinAmp (media player) Adobe Acrobat Reader 8 (PDF reader) 2.html 2.html

20 Open source downloads Skype AOL Instant Messenger Yahoo Messenger

21 UConn Software Licensing Group Symantec Anti-virus (university license) Link to other software

22 Tips and Housekeeping Items UConn VPN for connecting to university resources from home Also makes Outlook faster when not on SBA network Lockers – see Sue McQuiggan in the MBA office for a locker Microwave and refrigerator – Clean up after yourself if you spill something. No fish in the microwave All food and beverage will be emptied on Thursday afternoons. If you leave plastic containers or bottles from home, they can be thrown out. Take your stuff home on Thursdays when you leave MBA Computer in the Reading Room 10 minute max if people are waiting Printing for emergencies only Do not print your 50 page paper on that printer. MBA office provides toner, but will stop if it is abused Bring your own paper Breakout rooms – do not take any breakout just because it is unlocked. MBAs have specific rooms allocated. See Sue or Pam Costa to schedule a breakout MBA reading rooms – dont use these for large group meetings, get a breakout room

23 Tips and Housekeeping Items MBA Calendar Calendar was created to keep YOU informed, it is the most up to date schedule of events All GBA, Concentration Club, and MBA Program events are posted

24 Business Career Connections We will go through a demonstration of the program Q & A

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