Printers need a static IP address so that they will reliably print to computers on the network. The HP Network Printer Wizard software will allow you to connect to an HP Printer in your office.
After a printer's IP number has changed, each work station (computer) need to change the printer properties so that the printer and the computer communicate.
The College received a grant to purchase some computer equipment for certain counties. Speakers were one type of equipment that was purchased.
Do you the option of having an external monitor to your laptop or even your desktop? You can easily set your computer to "read" that external monitor as an extension of your primary monitor.
You may be asked by Ag IT to find the MAC or Hardware Address of a device. The request for this address is made so that we can assign an IP address to the device automatically.
If you find that your cursor jumps around on your Enterprise Dell E series laptops (E6400 or E6500), it could be that the settings on the Touchpad and the Pointing Stick are too sensitive. These recommended settings help to desensitize these devices.
General guidelines for connecting a projector to a Dell notebook purchased through the College's Enterprise program.
The College of Ag Sciences has been very successful in placing servers in most of the county and regional offices. Each server comes with an external backup harddrive to provide for disaster recovery. This How To gives the steps to remove the last month's drive and replace it with the current month's drive.
Most models of Enterprise (EN) computer include a DVD/CDRW combo optical drive. The DVD part of the drive allows you to play DVD movies on these computer and to access high capacity DVD data discs. The CDRW part of the drive allows you to record data and music to a CD-R disc or a CDRW disc. CD-R stands for CD Recordable and such discs can have data and music added to them but not deleted or changed. CDRW stands for CD Rewriteable and such discs can have data and music added, deleted or changed on them.
Bad things happen. Over the years we've had several incidents where Dell desktops and notebooks have been stolen from staff. If this should happen to you, here's a quick checklist from Ag IT Support with regards to securing your digital identity.