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McAfee Drive Encryption Upgrade for off campus users

Below are the directions on how to upgrade the McAfee drive encryption from home or off campus: 1. Connect your computer to Tufts via VPN (Cisco AnyConnect client installed on the computer) 2. Open the start menu and click Portal Manager from within the Landesk Management folder. 3. Along the left-hand side of Portal Manager, […]

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External Hard Drive Storage

External hard drives are often an inexpensive and fast way to make a backup of a computer.  The drawback to external hard drives is that data is infrequently backed up, and the external hard drive is often stored in the same location as the original data and subject to the same hazards.  External hard drives […]

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Operating System Imaging

OIT provides a service for Research computers connected to Scientific equipment. Once a computer has been configured by a vendor, OIT will capture a full “image” or backup of the Operating System on the computer that can be recovered should the hard drive ever fail.  The benefit of having a full backup is in the […]

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