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Wireless Login for Windows Computers

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One feature that has been requested with increasing frequency of late is the ability to log in to Windows laptops over a wireless connection, i.e. without plugging into a network cable the first time. We have been piloting a way to do this with our Circulation loaners and a wireless lab in MBH for several […]

Wireless Updates in January

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Hello everyone, The conclusion to our wireless network upgrade project is in sight. At the end of December, our latest configuration of the MiddleburyCollege SSID was implemented across campus. This has already been in place at our 700 Exchange Street offices for some time and the result has been positive. The final step for us […]

Adobe Creative Cloud 2015

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Users of Adobe’s “Creative Cloud” products (formerly Creative Suite) may have noticed that in the Creative Cloud dashboard, there’s a prompt to “Update” any installed products to the CC 2015 editions. Although normally we recommend keeping software up-to-date, this is a major new version that comes with a few issues: There have been some reports […]

Wireless Network Changes

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Greetings! Over the course of the next several weeks, we will be replacing the wireless networks at Middlebury. What do I need to do? Starting March 2nd, please connect to the new secure wireless network named MiddleburyCollege (like midd_secure but better). Middlebury Faculty, Staff and Students will login with your standard Middlebury username and password. […]

Wireless Network Changes

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Greetings! Over the course of the next several weeks, we will be replacing the wireless networks at Middlebury. What do I need to do? Starting March 2nd, please connect to the new secure wireless network named MiddleburyCollege (like midd_secure but better). Middlebury Faculty, Staff and Students will login with your standard Middlebury username and password. […]

Go/middfiles II: Electric Boogaloo

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This post was made in the fall, but technical issues delayed the implementation. We’re now ready to move forward. Recently, we at the Helpdesk have spoken with many individuals who were disappointed with the interface and performance of NetStorage, but were unaware of other, usually superior ways to access their files. In an effort to […]

New VPN Client: Junos Pulse

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We in LIS have been testing a new method of connecting to College resources from off-campus, and we are excited to announce that it is ready for prime time. The Junos Pulse client is available for Windows, Mac, Android, and iOS devices. Next time you’re off-campus, try it yourself – the instructions are at http://go.middlebury.edu/vpn. […]

Go/middfiles, AKA “What is Middfiles, anyway?”

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Recently, we at the Helpdesk have spoken with many individuals who were disappointed with the interface and performance of NetStorage, but were unaware of other, usually superior ways to access their files. In an effort to improve awareness, and in … Continue reading

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