Archive for October, 2008

Mediacom Internet Users

At my home, I use Mediacom as my Internet Service Provider. In short: Mediacom has changed their IP address range, which makes Google think you are from Spain and puts your search results in Spanish. I have contacted Google and they are making the appropriate fix. Long version: Recently, while at home, I would use […]

Computer Lab “Maintenance Mode”

In an effort to keep lab machines up to date with the latest security patches, application updates, and virus definitions, All lab computers will go into what is called “Maintenance Mode” during their scheduled time. The lab computers that go into “Maintenance Mode” will reboot and not be available to use during this time. Half […]

E-mail Password Policy

Starting this October 15th, Gustavus Technology Services is requiring that users change their Gustavus e-mail passwords at least once per year. If you have changed your password recently, you do not need to take action at this time. For those of you that received an e-mail from Ethan Sommer on Thursday October 9th regarding your […]

What is .docx file?

A .docx file is a Microsoft Office Word file. This is the new file extension that is used by the newest Office products; Office 2007 on the PC and Office 2008 on the Macintosh. ┬áIt is NOT a Macintosh specific file. Before Office 2007 (PC) and Office 2008 (Mac), Microsoft used the file format (.doc). […]