ClassTech: Use the resident PC

Objective

  • To provide instruction on using a resident PC as part of a classroom technology package

User & Environment

  • Faculty, Instructor, Student
  • Classroom

Equipment

  • Resident PC
  • Standard technology package

Procedure

  1. With the projection system on, select Computer on the control panel—if there is no image, move the mouse or press a key on the keyboard to wake the computer

    Control panel with Computer source button indicated
     
  2. Log in to the computer using your UniqueID and password
    • If you are unaffiliated with the University, enter the username .\muguest (include period and backslash), and the password welcome
  3. Log Off or Restart when finished using the Resident PC—do not shut down

    Computer desktop and Start menu with Log off button indicated

 

Troubleshooting: Black Screen or No Signal

  1. Verify PC is Powered On: In the left cabinet door, press the top-left power button on the computer
  2. Toggle Picture Mute: Press the PICTURE MUTE button on the control panel 

    Resident PC control panel with PICTURE MUTE button indicated

 

Notes

  • This PC includes standard software, such as Microsoft Office, Google Chrome, VLC Media Player, CyberLink PowerDVD, and more. If you need a particular software, please contact us ahead of time to make arrangements, or submit your request for the installation of software on a classroom computer
  • Power-down the projection system when you are finished using the equipment
  • Something not working? Our guide to troubleshooting a classroom projection system lists all the little things you should check before you panic
  • If you need immediate help, locate the phone in the room and dial 9-7900, and then press 9
 
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Article ID: 18319
Created
Fri 11/11/16 3:46 PM
Modified
Mon 7/8/19 8:31 AM
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