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365 Days for Windows XP

365 Days for Windows XP

Windows XP users be warned that Microsoft will no longer provide support for the 2001 operating system after April 8th, 2014.  After this point, security updates and fixes will no longer be pushed out. More information can be found on this TechCrunch post. Microsoft is suggesting those still using the XP OS should upgrade to […]

April 8, 2013 | By | Reply More
MS Office for Student Laptops

MS Office for Student Laptops

Ask IT: Question & Answer Forum: Does FIT offer downloads of the MS office for our laptops? I have never heard of a school not including this. – by Julianna Alabado Answer: Hello Juliana, Unfortunately, no we do not not give out Microsoft Office for students but we do offer a discounted Microsoft Office. To purchase […]

January 29, 2013 | By | Reply More
Use MS Word & Acrobat Pro to create Table of Contents for a PDF

Use MS Word & Acrobat Pro to create Table of Contents for a PDF

  Have a large PDF document you’d like to create a table of contents for?  Well today’s you’re lucky day, here’s the how to tutorial: If the video size is too small to follow in this blog post, direct link here.

March 3, 2011 | By | Reply More
Google Cloud Connect with MS Office

Google Cloud Connect with MS Office

An announcement was made last week that an invitation-only beta test is starting to try a new Google Cloud Connect with Microsoft Office.  So what does that mean? This would allow you to synchronize spreadsheet, documents, and presentation files using the MS Office interface, but add the value of the easy to use collaboration component […]

December 6, 2010 | By | 3 Replies More
7/22 Leave your campus computer on!

7/22 Leave your campus computer on!

Notice to FIT Community: IT 4 FIT is preparing to install new desktop management software on all administrative Microsoft Windows computers. This software will allow IT to reduce troubleshooting time and to perform faster remote installations of software applications. The installation is scheduled for late in the evening on Thursday July 22. We need all […]

July 14, 2010 | By | Reply More
New Student Computers

New Student Computers

To all of the new and returning students is fall – welcome!  We wish you the best for a great semester. A question that we get frequently is, “What computer should I buy?” It’s a good question, especially with the deals to be had right before the new school semester.  Every department here has its […]

July 12, 2010 | By | 1 Reply More
Lynda.com accessible through MyFIT!

Lynda.com accessible through MyFIT!

Lynda.com for FIT! After a very successful trial with Lynda.com, the IT department has negotiated a new contract with Lynda.com to continue it’s tutorial service from BOTH on and off campus for FIT faculty, staff, and students. You can now access Lynda.com through the MyFIT portal at http://myfit.fitnyc.edu On thei right hand-side of the window […]

May 24, 2010 | By | 2 Replies More
The Scoop on Faculty & Staff Software Requests

The Scoop on Faculty & Staff Software Requests

One of the most frequent questions that I get at this time of year from faculty is about how to obtain a copy of a piece of software for either their office or home computer to aid in their teaching.  SO… I thought to outline the process below. Microsoft Office for both Windows and Mac: […]

April 30, 2010 | By | Reply More
Lynda.com accessible from campus!

Lynda.com accessible from campus!

We have been getting increbile feedback on the trial account with Lynda.com.  Thanks, and please continue to let us know your thoughts. Just a reminder that the service is only available on campus right now, so if you are off-campus you will receive a “Permission Error” message. Here is the link again in case you […]

March 7, 2010 | By | 24 Replies More
Lynda.com Up and Running!

Lynda.com Up and Running!

Due to an overwhelming response to the new offering to try Lynda.com an error message “Your organization’s licenses are currently all in use. Please try back again later.” was received by many trying the service. The number of concurrent sessions availabe has been increased so everyone should be able to access the site now.  We […]

March 5, 2010 | By | 21 Replies More