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Windows Computers

Information related to computers running Microsoft Windows.


  • How to Map a Network Drive on a PC, Windows Computer
    How to map a network drive on a PC Windows Computer 1. Click start button or the folder icon on the taskbar           a. Right click computer           b. Choose
    Last Modified: 7/19/2016
  • Changing File Associations (Default Programs)

    Changing File Associations Open Default Programs by clicking the Start button , and then clicking Default Programs. In Default Programs, you can Hide all Set your default programs Use this option t...

    Last Modified: 7/19/2016
  • Campus Computer Labs and Printers

    All lab computers are connected to the Hendrix Network (Hnet), the statewide ARKnet, and to the Internet. The laser printers in the Bailey Snody Center and Mills Labs are available for 

    Last Modified: 7/19/2016
  • Accessing Hidden Files (Windows)
    Windows 7Go to "Start" > "Computer".Click on "Organize", then click on "Folder and search options".Click on the "View" tab.Under "Advanced settings", click on "Show hidden files, folders, and drives"...
    Last Modified: 7/19/2016
  • Computer Requirements
    Minimum and recommended computer requirements for using the Hendrix Network.
    Last Modified: 7/19/2016
  • Helpful Links
    Helpful Links Anti Virus and Anti Spyware Programs An article with more links specifically for windows can be found here, and one specifically for Mac here.  Microsoft Security Essentials For Window...
    Last Modified: 5/19/2016
  • Helpful Technology Tips
    Helpful Technology Tips Device will not perform properly or is unresponsive. Turn off the device, and then restart, or try unplugging or removing the battery before restarting. This will usually cle...
    Last Modified: 5/19/2016
  • How To Determine Your Operating System
    How To Determine Your Operating SystemFor Windows 8 Open Control PanelClick on System and SecurityYour version of Windows and Service Pack should be listed in the pop up windowFor Windows 7, Vista, an...
    Last Modified: 5/18/2016
  • Helpful Tools for Your Computer
    Helpful Tools For Your Computer PC DecrapifierThe PC Decrapifier is a free tool that removes programs and unnecessary startup items that can slow down your PC. It goes step by step and gives recommend...
    Last Modified: 5/17/2016
  • Malware Removal for Windows

    Windows VPS (Virus ProtectionSoftware)  Computerviruses are small software programs that are designed to spread from onecomputer to another and to interfere with computer operation.  Microsoft Win...

    Last Modified: 4/25/2016