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Anti-Virus and Spyware
Internet Explorer Security
Windows Updates
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Network & Internet Access
Telephone & Voice-Mail
File Sharing Tutorial
Personal Web Space FAQ
E-mail FAQ
Don't Take the Bait
Other Support Links

Welcome to Computer & Network Services! See What's New at CNS

Don't Take the Bait - Protect Yourself from Phishing Schemes and Identity Theft

Click here to learn more about phishing schemes and identity theft


To find out more about it, click here to visit their site.

Is Your New Computer Asking for Password Change?

If your cyclical replacement computer is asking you to change your password every so often, please read this article.

Internet Explorer (IE) Not Working as it should? Read This!.

If you are having a problem within Microsoft Internet Explorer when trying to view a web page (such as the Grade Center within Blackboard), then download this PDF instruction sheet: Download Link

Read and listen about the latest Email breach from ABC news (April 4, 2011).

Epsilon Email Breach: What You Should Know Download Link
Hackers Expose Millions of Email Addresses, Names. Watch For Spam

Information about Zimbra.

Here is a link to the Zimbra Web Client User Guide. Download Link as well as a link to download the latest Zimbra Desktop Client. Download Link

Do you want to install and use the Zimbra Connector for Outlook? You should read the documentation Download Link and then come back to download the installer Download Link.

Need to better understand your electronic accounts?

Check out the new Student Electronic Accounts page on the left side menu.

Having problems downloading DOCx files using Internet Explorer?

Commonly experienced with Blackboard, this is an Internet Explorer 7 (or higher version) configuration change. To remedy, adjust your IE browser settings as follows:

  1. Select Tools > Internet Options > Security Tab > Custom Level.
  2. Scroll down to the setting that says "Open Files Based on Content, not file extension" found under the Miscellaneous category.
  3. Set to Disabled. (If this is enabled, IE will treat the files as zip files. If it's disabled, it should open the file.)

Microsoft Office 2007 Compatibility Pack Download Link

Security Advisories

"Rthdcpl.exe - Illegal System DLL Relocation" -- Click Here to download the fix. Save it to your desktop and then run the program. It may require a reboot when finished.

NOTICE! All Muskingum Students are encouraged to run Windows Defender to remove spyware infections!

New to Computing at Muskingum?

Need information about Minimum Computer Requirements? View our Computer Info Q & A.
Then, visit our ResNet Home Page for information on registering your computer.

E-mail FAQ and Tutorials

     Learn more about accessing your email on our E-mail FAQ and E-mail Tutorials pages.

Web Space FAQ and Tutorials

     Learn more about accessing your personal web space on our Personal Web Space FAQ page.

View the Campus Quad from a Panoramic Image

     Take a virtual tour of the campus through this 360-degree panoramic image. (Requires Apple Quicktime)

Training & Workshops

     Online workshops and tutorials from the 2005-2006 academic year are available in the Online Learning Center.

Lab ScheduleComputer Lab Schedule

Regular lab hours and hours for special days is now online.