Tag Archives: Microsoft

Now Available – Office 2013 for local install

The latest version of Microsoft Office – Office 2013  - will soon be made is now available for local install by faculty and staff on Northeastern-owned computers. This version is only compatible with Windows 7 and Windows 8. Faculty and staff will be able to request software media for local installs on university-owned machines by contacting the Help Desk. Information Technology […]

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SharePoint 2010 Upgrade

Northeastern’s SharePoint environment was recently upgraded from version 2007 to version 2010. SharePoint is an online collaborative workspace tool that allows NU faculty and staff to share documents, post announcements, manage team calendars and organize team information, among other things, in a secure environment. SharePoint 2010 offers new features and improved efficiency. Some of the […]

Posted in 2011 September IS Newsletter | Also tagged , | Comments closed

Easily connect with your colleagues using Lync

Information Technology Services is pleased to announce the availability of the Microsoft Lync service. Lync is the latest unified communications solution from Microsoft and is the successor to our Lotus Sametime offering. Lync enables faculty and staff within the Northeastern community to send and receive instant messages, participate in online meetings, share resources and more. […]

Posted in 2011 March IS Newsletter | Also tagged | Comments closed

Microsoft Lync – Instant Messaging and More

Information Technology Services is pleased to announce that we will be offering the Microsoft Lync service to all faculty and staff on March 7, 2011. Microsoft Lync is the successor to our current Lotus Sametime offering. Microsoft Lync is the latest unified communications solution from Microsoft that facilitates online collaboration through rich features such as […]

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Office 2010 for Microsoft Windows

Beginning on November 22nd, Office 2010 will become available for use on all Windows-based Northeastern computers.   Office 2010 is the latest version of Microsoft Office for the Windows operating system, and provides many new features.  Office 2010 will come standard with the Windows 7 NUnet image on Dell PCs ordered after November 22nd. In addition, Office […]

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Spam Protection on the PC using Microsoft Outlook’s Junk E-Mail Filter

Microsoft Outlook’s Junk E-Mail Filter uses several factors to identify spam, including analysis of the content and how the mail is routed to you. You can further add your own local settings, as mentioned below. It’s a good idea to check your Junk Mail folder regularly to make sure no legitimate messages are ending up […]

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