To check the amount of RAM you have installed in your EN computer, follow these steps.
Your hard drive is where everything is stored to operate and use your computer. The larger your hard drive (just like your closet), the more you can store.
You can easily clean up your Windows Desktop.
It is very easy to clear your Recent Files Cache.
Sun's Java software uses a portion of your computer's hard drive as a cache where frequently accessed data can be retained for rapid loading. This Java Runtime Environment (JRE) cache must sometimes be cleared manually in order to allow the latest Java version to load and install. In addition, clearing the JRE cache can improve performance for web-based programs that use Sun's Java.
The Event Log Service records application, security, and system events with event logs. Event logs can help you identify and diagnose the source of current system problems. Sometimes these logs can grow too large and need cleared for a fresh start.
In order to comply with the IPAS project the College has mandated the use of the Assured Computing Environment (Ace) client for credit card processing.
Whenever you install a new program or device driver on your computer, you should first create a system restore point to safeguard against any problems which may arise due to the program or the device driver. Creating a system restore point allows your computer to be returned to the healthy, functioning state it was in just prior to the installation.
Your EN notebooks and EN desktops may slow down over time due to leftover Temporary (.tmp) files and Temporary Internet files (e.g. "gunk"). Temporary files and Temporary Internet files are left behind when a machine crashes, from installing and uninstalling programs, and perhaps under other circumstances you really don't need to care about.
Temporary files are left behind when a machine crashes, from installing and uninstalling programs, and perhaps under other circumstances you really don't need to care about. In our How to Empty Temp Folders we explain how to clear these files.
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.
After the file server move, any desktop shortcuts that point to a file in your My Documents will no longer work.
When using the Financial Records program on a Windows XP computer, if the program crashes regularly, please follow these troubleshooting steps.
Microsoft releases High Priority (Critical) updates on the second Tuesday of each month (e.g. Patch Tuesday). Ag IT recommend that you install these updates as soon as you see the alert.
Adobe Flash Player is a software product from Adobe Systems that can be used to create and view animations and movies using computer programs such as a web browser.
Spyware/Adware/Malware software can cause your system to lose Internet access, slowdown, and generate pop-up windows. Computer Support recommends that you follow these steps to limit the ability of Spyware/Adware/Malware software to infect your Enterprise computer.
If you are sending the same message over and over in Outlook, one time-saving tip is to save the message to your My Documents folder as a Message or .MSG file. This file can then be re-used multiple times.
How long does it really take for your Enterprise (EN) machine to start up? To help you find out, we've developed the following form to help you log your computer's boot time. Once completed, these logs may be sent to Computer Support for review if needed.
County staff accounts are given permission to access the shared drive in their office (s). The shared Z: drive in a county office is then automatically connected when a person logs in to their Enterprise computer. However, you can choose to manually map the network drive as well.
You can map a drive letter to any shared resource on a network. This makes it faster and easier to access the resource, either through the Windows XP user interface, or from a command prompt. This step-by-step article describes how to connect and disconnect a network drive in Windows XP.