New Laptop Setup

Activate Preinstalled Office 365

If Hive sets up your new Windows laptop, we will typically install Office 365 for you and leave it for your to activate.  

Licensing Preinstalled Adobe Products

UK has changed the way Adobe products are licensed.  Here are the steps to take if you launch a program and receive a "sign-in required" message.  

Configuring Outlook 2016 for Office365

This is for Windows laptops (or campus desktops that don't have linkblue login).  

Adding Departmental Printer to Windows laptop

Sometimes you may want to print directly from a personal or UK owned laptop or Windows tablet instead of only printing from campus desktops. This will walk you through the steps of adding a departmental printer.

Using Remote Desktop (Home PC to Office PC)

Whether you are connecting from off campus or over the campus wireless, you will need to be connected to the campus network via VPN. You will find instructions on how set up a VPN connection here:

Downloading, Installing, and Using the Campus VPN Client (Windows)

The campus Virtual Private Network client connects your home computer/laptop directly to the UK network and allows you to access protected computer systems within the UK network firewall, such as your office desktop or mapped network drives.

This installation doesn't remove any previous versions of the VPN client, so please uninstall any old versions through the Control Panel before you proceed with these steps.

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