Tag: computing

Look after your laptop and other valuables

It is a truism that we know precisely who is in the building at any time and ensure regular security patrols of all areas so crime rates are particularly low in the University but as police worldwide habitually advise, low crime does

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Stolen laptop?

PC Fairbrother advises that if you have your laptop, or a UoP laptop, stolen you should contact the IT helpdesk as they are able to track the laptop using its unique MAC address. If another person logs in using their

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Library services unavailable from off campus – resolved

Update 14/11/2014 – All user facing services have now been restored. However as data in the network infrastructure has been changed, off campus users may still experience problems until this data has been propagated globally. For most users this should

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Only connect…

We are delighted your new social library is so popular – so much so that the wireless network is only just keeping up with demand! We have a limited number of network cables that you can borrow from the Shared Services

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Plug in and power up

In your new social Library you need never be powerless again.  Sleek, slimline black power and network sockets underneath almost all the new tables and in all the meeting pods offer a place to plug in your laptop and mobile

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Access everything, from anywhere

You can make life a lot easier by setting up the Web Proxy Service now and enjoying the on campus experience from anywhere in the world.  Enjoy signing in less often, campus only resources and increased reliability.  Setting up the

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Network Disruption

We are told that the long discussed network maintenance will now take place this weekend. There will be no staff or student computing facilities, nor WiFi coverage, in the Library this Saturday. We apologise for the any inconvenience.

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Popping out for a moment?

Computers are always in heavy demand with lots of you competing for the same PCs.  The refurbished ground floor will offer a lot more computers but particularly at the moment we would ask you to think of your colleagues, save

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Topping up your printing account

Lots of people have asked how to top up their printer credit now the IS Open Access Suite is closed.  Topping up is still easy, and there are several ways you can do it.

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Where have all the computers gone?

In preparation for the Library ground floor refurbishment, computers and printing facilities on the ground floor, including the Computing Suite are being removed. Alternative computing facilities, including colour printing, are now available in the Richmond Building (first floor drop-in suite

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