Taking care of your Personal Computer
Things you should install for Mac:
Adium X 0.89.1-Instant messaging
Fetch-Secure file transfer protocol (Note: Install Kerberos Extras first)
Kerberos Extras-Needed for Fetch
Things you should install for Windows:
Adobe Reader -PDF Viewer
Gaim -Instant Messaging
Kerberos-Used for getting tickets
Pharos Printer Client – Get it here
SecureCRT – SSH Client
SecureFX -Secure file transfer
Virus Protection software
Taking care of your personal computer
- Use updated Virus Protection and run automated scans of your hard drive
- If you use Windows, run Spybot Search&Destroy (find on google) every month
- If you use Windows, run Disk Defrag (All programs->accessories->system tools)
- Lock it up!!!!!! Do not leave it around or it will sprout legs and walk away!
- Set hibernate and monitor turnoff options after a certain period of idleness
BACKUP YOUR FILES or you will be sorry the night before your huge project is due and your computer crashes.
- CDS/DVDS/Memory Sticks/External Hard Drive
- Store up to 1GB of files in your athena locker
- TSM Note: This costs money!