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Posted on: April 17, 2013

This article is an introduction to archiving Exchange data using Outlook or Entourage. It offers a definition of archiving (as opposed to making a backup), lists several benefits of archiving, and suggests some archiving strategies.

Archiving...

Posted on: April 16, 2013

Absolute Software's CompuTrace (the corporate version of the consumer-level "LoJack for Laptops") is a tracking application that aids in the recovery of lost or stolen computer systems (and can remotely wipe the system if it is not recovered). Once...

Posted on: April 16, 2013

ThinkVantage System Update is an extremely useful and time-saving software application which aids in updating the Lenovo and IBM middleware that ships with ThinkPad laptops and ThinkCentre desktops that use Microsoft Windows.

Posted on: April 16, 2013

The software packages discussed in this article are Big Brother, Microsoft Systems Center Operation Manager, and Zabbix. All three are monitoring software geared at making it easy to establish system status, ideally making a check of your network and...

Posted on: April 10, 2013
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The built-in network time server in both Windows and OS X operating systems can synchronize your computer's clock with the University's time servers (timeserver1.upenn.edu, timeserver2.upenn.edu, timeserver3.upenn.edu) to allow you...

Posted on: April 4, 2013

Apple's Boot Camp is software that is designed to allow users to install and dual-boot Microsoft Windows on their Intel-based Macs. The software guides the user through the installation process, facilitating partitioning and driver installation. This...

Posted on: March 25, 2013
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Ipswitch's WS_FTP Professional is the supported and recommended FTP client for Windows file transfers. WS_FTP Professional has a graphical interface for FTP that lets you log onto any host running an FTP server to download software....

Posted on: March 20, 2013
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Van Dyke Technologies' SecureCRT is the recommended secure shell (ssh) client for Windows. SecureCRT supports SSH1 and SSH2.

Important note: BEN Application users should refer to the BEN Desktop Standards document for...

Posted on: March 20, 2013
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Apple's Safari is a University supported web browser for OS X.

Note: Many schools and units have standardized on the use of specific applications and operating systems. Faculty and staff should speak to their local support...

Posted on: March 20, 2013
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Word is the recommended word processing application for both Windows and OS X. It can be used to create, save, retrieve, edit, and print files. Other features include style sheets, merging, tables, customizable toolbars, glossaries,...