‘Tips and Tricks’ Category

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Tips for working better on your desktop computer.


Slow e-mail delivery

Currently, some users are experiencing slow delivery of e-mail. Please be assured that no e-mail is lost. We hope to be back up to full speed later today. If you have questions or concerns, please contact the Technology Helpline at x6111. Thank you for your patience.

Adding Other Calendars to Your Google Calendar

One of the fun features of Google Calendar is the ability to add other calendars to your calendar. ¬†There are a number of Gustavus calendars that can be added to your calendar. If you want to add all the Fine Arts Events, or the Swimming and Diving Calendar, you can. To add the¬† Swimming Calendar […]

Have you backed up your data recently?

Gustavus Technology Services would like to remind everybody that backing up data and saving frequently is more important than ever. Great ways to back up your data: Flash Drive Home Directory Emailing it to a second email address such as GMail, Yahoo! Mail, etc (for backup purposes only) External Hard Drive If you own a […]

Self Service Password Reset

Have you ever forgot your Gustavus e-mail password? Did you have it saved in your web browser and all of a sudden, it’s not there? It may not be a problem now, however if you follow the steps below you will be covered. In our ongoing efforts to better serve you, we have created a […]

I just LOST my 19 page paper!!

It is that time of year when final papers are being written, stress is upon students, and late nights are common. Never leave a lab computer for any reason without first saving your document to a known location (flash drive, home directory) . If you leave the computer for more than 1 hour, the computer […]

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 […]

Phishing email this week…

Gustavus Technology Services will never ask for your password. Be aware that this week, an email, NOT FROM GUSTAVUS, was sent out regarding your email password. Please be aware that this is a scam/phishing attempt. Thank you to those that brought it to our attention. Please delete the message immediately. Always remember, if you are […]

Self Service Password Reset

Have you ever forgot your Gustavus email password? Did you have it saved in your web browser and all of a sudden, it’s not there? In our ongoing efforts to better serve you, we have created a tool for you to reset your password yourself. To prepare: Visit the GTS tools page. Login with your […]

Where’s your flash drive?

The Technology Helpline has found numerous flash drives in the Olin Hall computer lab recently. Please remember to grab your flash drive when you are done using the computers. We will do our best to return found flash drives to their respective owners. Helpful hint: Create a (.doc) Word file with your contact information and […]

Phishing email this weekend…

Gustavus Technology Services will never ask for your password. Be aware that this weekend an email, NOT FROM GUSTAVUS, was sent out regarding your email password. Please be aware that this is a scam/phishing attempt. Thank you to those that brought it to our attention. Please delete the message immediately. Always remember, if you are […]