IT Tips & Procedures

 

What is a Virus?

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What is a virus?

It is a program or piece of code that is loaded onto your computer without your knowledge and runs against your wishes. It can also be defined as a set of codes written to cause mischief or damage to a computer system. Most viruses do damage, whether to your files, your registry, or even your hardware. Viruses are hard to detect, easy to propagate, and difficult to remove. Your computer can pick up a virus when you copy a seemingly normal file from a diskette or download it from the Internet.

 

Browser and TLS Security Information

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1. What is and Why using TLS 1.2 ?

TLS 1.2 is an acronym for “Transport Layer Security,” version 1.2, which is the protocol that allows digital devices (such as computers and phones) to communicate over the internet securely without the transmission being vulnerable to an outside audience.

 
What is a Spyware

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What is Spyware?

Spyware is a program developed by hackers so that they are used to extract personal information (for example, passwords, IP address, and credit card number), post advertisements on your PC without your approval and to do other harmful actions.

 

Creating Email Filters in UMAIL

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 Follow the steps below

1. Login your umail account at http://mail.umail.uom.ac.mu

 

IT FAULT REPORTING

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Please find below fault reporting procedure for IT and Telephone related issues

1. Computer, Printer, Network, Staff Email, Student Email and other IT issues

 

Guide on Protecting Against Hacking

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Data Backup Procedures
04 Dec 09
Version 1.0
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TABLE OF CONTENT

SECTION 1: SCOPE OF DOCUMENT

1.1 PURPOSE
1.2. WHAT IS BACKUP?

 
Rule sets for Microsoft Outlook
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Why the need for set of rules in Microsoft Outlook?

 

Rules are used in Microsoft Outlook to organize incoming Emails. Setting up rules in Outlook automates various actions that can be taken on incoming mails depending on the criteria set. For example, mails from a particular colleague or friend can be automatically forwarded or placed in a special folder, messages with a specific subject line or containing a certain word or phrase can be redirected. The Rules in Microsoft Outlook 2003 once set, allows the user to automate and organize his/her emails in the following way:

 
Configuring touchpad on a Dell inspiron 1525

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How to Disable the Touchpad on Dell Inspiron 1525 when external USB Mouse is connected?

  1. Click on Start > Settings > Control Panel

 
Configure Outlook For Google Apps Account
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Configure Outlook For Google Apps Account 1.Configuring your Google Apps Mail : Open your Google Apps mail account. Click on settings and Enable the “Forwarding and POP” Settings as shown below.

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