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* On the Home Screen of your iPhone, Select Settings * Scroll down and select Mail, Contacts, Calendars * Select Add Account... * Select Microsoft Exchange * Enter exchange account info: * Email: (This is your @uab.edu address) * Usernam...
You want to "Force Quit" the program that is hung up. To do this, press [Option + Apple/Command + Esc] (all at the same time) and a "Force Quit" window will pop up. Choose the program you wish to quit, and press "Force Quit". If your mouse has not frozen...
The Exchange calendar will initially load correctly in iCal, but over time it starts to display an error with recurring events. The error is: "_iCal can't save the event "EVENT TITLE" to the exchange server. The account can't be modified. To discard yo...
As explained by Sad Macs, Bombs, and Other Disasters (an invaluable resource; 4th Edition, page 138 for those who have it) the number of beeps indicates a problem encountered by the Mac's Power On Self-Test (POST): 1 beep = No RAM installed/detected 2 bee...
Microsoft AutoUpdate should check for updates periodically and prompt you to download and install them. Please install these updates when prompted! To check for updates manually, open any Office application (Word, Powerpoint, Entourage, Excel) and then o...
ON SEPTEMBER 30, 2015, APPLE RELEASED OS X EL CAPITAN (10.11) [HTTPS://WWW.APPLE.COM/OSX/ELCAPITAN-PREVIEW/].  UAB IT IS CURRENTLY TESTING OS X EL CAPITAN TO DETERMINE ITS COMPATIBILITY WITH EXISTING UAB IT-SUPPORTED APPLICATIONS, INCLUDING THOSE PROVIDED...
If files on the Mac contain special characters, you will not be able to copy them to a Windows machine (or server share). The quickest and easiest way to rename these files is by using "A Better Finder Rename" program, available here: http://...
The default user's home directory is stored at something like '/System/Library/User Template/English.jproj'. Copy a good com.apple.dock.plist in there ('/System/Library/User Template/English.lproj/Library/Preferences') before you create your user accou...
If someone sends you a document with a .docx, .xlsx, or .pptx extension, it has been created in one of the newer versions of Office (2007 or 2010 on the PC, 2008 or 2011 on the Mac). If you are using an older version of Office (2003 on the PC or 200...
To access Lawson on a Macintosh, you must be using Firefox 3.0.5 (or higher) or the most recent version of Chrome. If you do not have either of these web browsers installed, please click on one of the links to download the installer (you must drag the Fir...
From https://supportimg.pgp.com/guide/Tech_Note_PGP_WDE_Recovering_Data_Mac_OS_X.pdf To boot your encrypted disk from the Mac OS Xboot media 1. Insert your Mac OS X CD. 2. Boot to your Mac OS X CD. 3. Do not install Mac OS X; instead, from theUti...