OneDrive for Mac: Never Lose a File Again and Have Access on All Your Devices

Download OneDrive for Mac and backup all your files! About OneDrive for Business for the Mac Everyone at GPS has an Office365 account with access to (1) Online email at mail.gps.edu (2) OneDrive cloud storage (unlimited space), (3) the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote) both online and downloadable to any computer and (4) Microsoft apps […]

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How to Download a Free Copy of the Microsoft Office Suite

Everyone at GPS has an Office365 account with access to Online Outlook email at mail.gps.edu. There is a link in Outlook online email for downloading the Microsoft Office Suite of apps including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneNote Step 1: Download the MS Office 2016 installer package and install Office 2016 Open your browser (Safari or Chrome) and go […]

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How to Block Websites on Apple Devices

 On the iPad Click on Settings > General > Restrictions > Enable Restrictions Set a Restrictions code that only you know and that you will remember (it is irrecoverable if you forget) Scroll down to Websites Select Limit Adult Content Add the websites you want to block to the “Never Allow” section On the Mac […]

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Mac Won’t Start: Progress Bar is Stuck

Problem A stuck progress bar usually occurs when your laptop attempts to reboot from an unexpected shutdown. Such a shutdown occurs due to one of three issues: A software fault causing the computer to reboot unexpectedly The power button is continually held down, forcing a shutdown An older battery quickly drains to 0% before the operating […]

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How to Install Adobe Flash for Mac

Note: The most common problem with Flash Player installation is failure to quit your browser when prompted. See Step 2, #5. What is Adobe Flash Player? “Adobe® Flash® Player is a lightweight browser plug-in and rich Internet application runtime that delivers consistent and engaging user experiences, stunning audio/video playback, and exciting gameplay. Installed on more than 1.3 billion systems, Flash […]

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How to Prevent and Remove Viruses on your Mac

Gone are the days when buying a Mac meant your computer was immune from viruses. We are seeing an increase in the number of Macs infected with viruses, mostly adware. Remember, prevention is your best defense! Symptoms of infection with adware or viruses Your search engine or home page has been changed without your consent to Ask, […]

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Manage your daughters Apple ID account

Manage your daughter’s account If your daughter is over 13 or has an account through the Apple ID for Students program, you might want to let them make purchases from iTunes using iTunes Gifts or a monthly allowance. If you use Family Sharing, you can let your daughter initiate purchases with Ask to Buy. The iTunes […]

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How to create or change your signature in Outlook for Mac 2011

Girls Preparatory School email signature guidelines: It is recommended to use the signature template provided below to create your email signature. Background images or patterns for emails should not be used. The standard font is Calibri, size 14. Firstname Lastname Title Girls Preparatory School | 423.634.5555 Use your phone number, not the school number above. […]

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How to solve a persistent Mavericks keychain password pop-up

Following the instructions below will erase all stored passwords. Open terminal (type the word ‘terminal’ in spotlight search) type the following: cd ~/Library/Keychains ls When you ‘ls’ here you will see a folder that contains a bunch of random number liks so: 94ED610F-DD96-4ECF-A2BC-7D2F8651A464 (this number is unique on each system) rm -rf 94ED510F-DD96-4ECF-A2BC-7D4F8651A464 Reboot When […]

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