frequently visit the same websites you can bookmark the sites for easy
access using Internet Explorer (IE) favorites. Favorites work
similar to Netscape Bookmarks.
To create an IE
1. Open IE
2. Open the site that you would like marked as a Favorite.
3. Select 'Favorites' from the top menu bar. Click on 'Add
to Favorites' to add the website.
To view favorites:
Select 'Favorites' from the top menu bar. Your favorite websites
will be displayed in the menu.
Note: You can also have your
favorites displayed on the left side of the browser screen for
convenience. To display the favorites panel, select the
'Favorites' folder from the toolbar.
organize favorites in folders. For example, put any frequently
referenced TCNJ sites in a TCNJ folder. To organize favorites:
1. Select 'Favorites' from the top menu bar. Click on
2. Click on 'Create Folder' and type in a folder name.
3. From the list of 'Favorites', select the webpage that you would
like added to this folder and click on 'Move to folder..'. Select
the folder from the list and click OK.
Spam got you down?
If you receive twenty messages a day, and nineteen of those
messages are Spam, it is probably a good idea to check out the new
SpamAssassin filtering tool. Instructions for setting up filters
can be found at
http://managemail.tcnj.edu Click on the PDF file
Working with Email Filters and the Vacation Feature
Here are some tips
for avoiding Spam from the IT Security Team
1. Read the privacy
statement on a website, etc. before providing your email address to make
sure you agree with it.
publish/display your email address on web pages. If you must display it,
use an alternate format. Example: instead of "firstname.lastname@example.org" use "jdoe
at tcnj.edu." Make sure not to use a mailto: hyperlink since this would
defeat the purpose of the alternate address format.
3. Be conscious of
other places where your email address may appear such as discussion
lists and newsgroups. Discussion list and newsgroup messages tend to be
archived on websites and are good place for spammers to harvest email
4. Don't click on the
"remove" or "unsubscribe" links on a suspicious email. Many times these
simply verify that your email address is "alive" and valid.
5. Use email filters,
either in your email client or servers-side filters. It is best to
discard SPAM messages or save them into another folder. Do not reject
them since this will tell the spammer that your email address is still
"Sign In" Problems
Below is a list of frequently reported problems with signing in to
applications. There is usually a quick resolution.
this list handy in case you ever run into this problem and can't call
The 'Sign In'
button is "greyed" out:
1. Click on the 'Select...' button next to Time Zone. Select 'USA
Eastern' and click on 'OK'
2. Click on the 'Select..' button next to Server. Under 'Select
Server', select 'MeetingMaker XP' and click
on the 'Select' button.
You should now be able to sign in.
Can't sign in to Novell:
1. Check and make sure your caps lock key is off and that you are
entering the correct username and password.
2. Is the 'Workstation only' box checked off? Uncheck the
3. Are you getting stopped at the windows workstation password?
Check to make sure your username is displayed. If there is another
username, take it out and enter your username in lowercase.
Can't sign in
1. Check caps lock key and reenter password.
2. Check the username and password using webmail.
Applications (CICS, SIS, etc).
prompting for new password, but the new password is not accepted:
1. CICS login password (i.e. the first screen), has to be 8
characters or less; SIS and other applications (i.e. the second screen),
has to be exactly 8 characters.
2. The new password has to be unique (i.e. it cannot be anything
you have used before).