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Avoiding malware

– 8.3.2017

The protection mechanisms have not changed for a long time but it is good to go over them once in a while: Among malware, so-called ransomware has now become common. Ransomware is a program type that encrypts the user’s work files on the user’s local machine and sometimes also on the network disks available on the user’s computer. Decrypting the files might succeed if […]

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Skype for Business

– 20.2.2017

NB. MS will discontinue Skype for Business in 07/2021. At Oamk, Teams has already replaced Skype for Business this summer (2020). We will leave this guideline here because the Finnish version of this page is also used outside Oamk. If you are a student or member of staff at Oamk, you should see the Teams […]

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Adding a printer in Windows

– 17.2.2017

You can add a printer to a computer, which is maintained by the ICT services and the computer is in the kk network (either by cable or WiFi) 1. Choose Start (Käynnistä) 2. Start writing  Devices and printers (Laitteet ja tulostimet) until you can choose it from the search results; open it when you see […]

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Change the VLC media player to the default in Windows 10

– 25.1.2017

In Windows,  the default media player is Windows Media Player. However, we recommend you change the default to VLC media player; it is a free, open source multimedia player that plays most multimedia files. In order to do this, you need to install VLC on your computer <https://www.videolan.org/vlc/>. This is how you can then change the default […]

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How to make a black and white PDF file

– 20.1.2017

When you print files to the printing queue via email,  you cannot help the fact that the colour files will be printed in colour. In case you want to print more affordable black and white prints, you have two options: When you are fetching your print from the Canon printer, use the printers menu options […]

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(suomi) Reportronic (henkilökunnan ohje)

– 8.12.2016

Sorry, this entry is only available in Finnish.

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