Miscellaneous Content https://adminit.ucdavis.edu/tech-tips/miscellaneous Miscellaneous Content for ADMIN IT en Digital Spring Cleaning https://adminit.ucdavis.edu/tech-tips/digital-cleaning <p>Spring has finally sprung here in Davis.  Now is the time to do your spring cleaning.  Merriam-Webster defines Spring Cleaning as the act or process of doing a thorough cleaning of a place.  Most people associate spring cleaning with their homes.  However, now is also a great time to do some 'digital' spring cleaning.  Like cleaning your home, the work won't be fun, but you'll improve your security and your devices might run faster.</p> April 03, 2018 - 8:00am Admin IT https://adminit.ucdavis.edu/tech-tips/digital-cleaning Change Your Campus Directory Listing https://adminit.ucdavis.edu/tech-tips/change-campus-directory The UC Davis staff directory is a helpful tool for letting the campus community know how to contact you. It’s also connected to the campus’s email system, so changes that you make to your directory listing will also show up when someone searches for you in Outlook. November 01, 2016 - 12:18pm Admin IT https://adminit.ucdavis.edu/tech-tips/change-campus-directory Use Adapters for Projector Presentation https://adminit.ucdavis.edu/tech-tips/adapters-projector-presentation It seems that nowadays, as fast as you can say, “I just bought a new laptop”, computer technology has changed again.  New computers are faster, smarter, and smaller than ever, but often the devices we use them with are not as current.  One of the main struggles with the newer laptop is that it does not have a VGA plug (see below).  If you want to use your laptop for a presentation, but need an adapter to use the projector, you can visit the Safety Services Business Office and check out a VGA to HDMI adapter.  September 23, 2016 - 2:40pm Admin IT https://adminit.ucdavis.edu/tech-tips/adapters-projector-presentation Play a Sound When You Press Caps Lock or Num Lock https://adminit.ucdavis.edu/tech-tips/capslock-numlock-sounds <p>Have you ever been typing a message to someone and suddenly EVERYTHING’S IN CAPS AND IT SEEMS LIKE YOU’RE YELLING AT THEM? Or have you used the numeric keypad to quickly input numbers, but instead the cursor jumps around the screen or changes to insert mode?</p> September 23, 2016 - 12:23pm Admin IT https://adminit.ucdavis.edu/tech-tips/capslock-numlock-sounds Conserve Your Laptop Battery https://adminit.ucdavis.edu/tech-tips/laptop-battery-conservation As handy as laptops can be while working outside the office, their battery capacities are often depleted faster than you'd like. Here are some tips to give your battery a little extra life. September 21, 2016 - 2:41pm Admin IT https://adminit.ucdavis.edu/tech-tips/laptop-battery-conservation Improve Searches in the New Safety Services Website https://adminit.ucdavis.edu/tech-tips/improve-searches-safety-services <p>The Safety Services website (<a href="http://safetyservices.ucdavis.edu/">http://safetyservices.ucdavis.edu</a>) has<span> </span><span>been upgraded and incorporates new features<span> </span></span>that can streamline your work processes.  The upgraded website search engine utilizes techniques that can help you find what you are looking for faster and more efficiently.  When you search on the new site the matching keyword results are listed by the most recently updated pages at<span> </span><span>the top.  Here<span> </span></span>are a few ways to narrow your search.</p> September 21, 2016 - 2:26pm Admin IT https://adminit.ucdavis.edu/tech-tips/improve-searches-safety-services Keeping Your Computer Equipment Clean https://adminit.ucdavis.edu/tech-tips/computer-equipment-clean Lunch, snacks, and drinks are often our closest companions while we're typing away at our computers.  When it's time to sanitize your keyboard and remove dirt and bacteria, don't worry--you can remove all of it effectively in just a few steps.  September 21, 2016 - 1:40pm Admin IT https://adminit.ucdavis.edu/tech-tips/computer-equipment-clean Adjust Volumes Per Application https://adminit.ucdavis.edu/tech-tips/adjust-volume When audio for an application is too loud or too soft, Windows' volume mixer can be used to adjust the volume on a per-application basis. The volume mixer can be found by right-clicking the speaker icon in the taskbar and selecting Open Volume Mixer. September 21, 2016 - 12:54pm Admin IT https://adminit.ucdavis.edu/tech-tips/adjust-volume SSTECH Survey: How are we doing? https://adminit.ucdavis.edu/tech-tips/sstech-survey-how-are-we-doing <p>Here at Safety Services and IT Services Tech Support, we strive to offer the best service possible to each and everyone one of you.  We like to know when we have delighted you and when we could've done better. </p> August 09, 2016 - 3:06pm Admin IT https://adminit.ucdavis.edu/tech-tips/sstech-survey-how-are-we-doing Book Shared Safety Services Resources https://adminit.ucdavis.edu/tech-tips/book-shared-services Calendars are a great tool for avoiding scheduling conflicts for the resources that Safety Services staff share, such as meeting rooms and automobiles. Helping manage each of these calendars is a calendar attendant, a virtual assistant that enforces rules about calendar appointments. The calendar attendant can only help avoid conflicts for events that it knows about, so here's a quick refresher how best to reserve Safety Services resources. August 09, 2016 - 3:02pm Admin IT https://adminit.ucdavis.edu/tech-tips/book-shared-services