Help Desk - Knowledge Base

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Common Issues Description
Login Problems Solutions to common issues with accessing a Gallaudet University Intranet Web Site or Network Access Storage.

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Map a Network Drive Instruction on how to map (connect to) a network drive.

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Connecting to your PC via Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) Instruction on setting up Remote Desktop Connection
Setting up a Secure Virtual Private Network (SSL VPN) Virtual Private Network - Connect to the Gallaudet Network from home or off-campus

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MyThread How to use PDF Icon
MyThread on Mac How to turn on the webcam for comments on the Mac. pdf icon
TurningPoint Quick Start Guide (PDF)  
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Fair Use Guidelines Guidelines on fair use of copyrighted materials. html icon
YouTube How to create & privatize video in YouTube PDF icon
NetSupport Instruction on NetSupport Program PDF icon How to login to use PDF icon
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