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Guide on New Features/Changes of Microsoft Office 2010
BitLocker To Go User Guide
Guideline to Back Up your Computer and Important Files
VPN Connection Setup Guide
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Office 2007
Microsoft Office 2007 SP2
Microsoft Office 2010
Internet Explorer 7
Internet Explorer 8
Internet Explorer 9
General Email Services
USB Flash Drive
CityU SMS (for Department)
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FAQ for Staff Account Renewal
IT Information for Students
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Issue 69 - September 2011
WLAN Service Quality and Performance Check
Since the CityU Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) has rapidly become an essential requirement for the University community, the usability and stability of the WLAN service is therefore very important. In this regard...
Ceasing the Support for Windows Vista
The Computing Services Centre (CSC) announced on 25 May 2011 that the university will cease the support of Windows Vista (Win Vista, SP1 and SP2) upon the termination of support for Vista SP1 by Microsoft starting August 2011...
SecureZIP Encryption Software for Adoption
Every day, a large amount of sensitive information and data are being transferred through emails or movable devices. Security threats increase as emails are uncontrollable...
New and Improved
Upgrading www6: The Application Side
The central web hosting service has been set up for many years to provide a consolidated, fully monitored and managed environment for hosting departmental web sites and project web sites...
What’s New in Internet Explorer 9?
Microsoft launched its latest web browser Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) in mid-March 2011. In comparison with IE8 and IE7, IE9 is clearly faster, cleaner and safer than its predecessors. In addition...
IT Security Awareness - Cloud Computing
II. Risk of Cloud Computing in Universities
The benefits of cloud computing are both a friend and a foe from a security point of view. The massive concentrations of resources and shared usage pattern present a more attractive target to attackers...
Chat with the CIO
Tips and Tricks
Use Dreamweaver to find and fix your website's broken internal links
10 steps to animating clipart in PowerPoint
Add useful apps directly to Word 2013
Android v. iOS guide for newbies
A couple of time-saving autofill shortcuts for Excel
Use two Word features to keep headings with paragraphs
At a Glance
Opening Hours of the CSC
Software List on CSC Student LAN
Student Computer Literacy Programme
Staff Computer Courses
List of CSC Representatives
List of Departmental Network Administrators
CityVoD - CSC Forum Archive
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