How to set your PC or Mac to automatically update to the latest patches and critical updates. Read our Automatic Update advice (PDF)
Computers make you tired?
As a student you will undoubtedly be doing long shifts on your computer when work is set, so here is our guide to Keeping Healthy while using your PC (PDF)
Emails on a smart phone
Emails from any computer connected to the Internet
If you have read our Good Practice guide you will know we mentioned a RAM upgrade, if you have chosen to try this here is our Quick Guide to Installing RAM (PDF)
Microsoft Word 2007
If you have been having problems adjusting to the new layout of Microsoft Word, help is here with our Quick Guide to Word 2007 (PDF)
MyZone in Halls of Residence
Having problems connecting to the MyZone web site in Halls of Residence? Read our quick guide (PDF)
Network Drives in Halls of Residence
If you have wired Internet connection in your halls of residence, then it is possible to connect to your network drive from a Windows computer. You can then save work on your network drive in an Open Access Computer suite and access it in your room. Read our guide to Connecting to your network drive from Halls of Residence (PDF).
RealPlayer and streaming radio
If you are having problems playing streaming video or radio on the Internet, read our guide on How to configure RealPlayer to play streaming video and radio (PDF).
If your PC is slow or you are worried about viruses and other nasties, read our guide to Good practice, maintaining and improving your PCs performance (PDF).
Worried about viruses on your computer? Read our Virus Advice guide (PDF).