Aggie Technology Tips & Tricks! (Hypertext Student Newsletter)

This news brief was originally published in the Fall 2004 edition of the Hypertext quarterly student newsletter. Go to to view a downloadable PDF of the entire newsletter.

  • Forget Your Password?

If you forgot your password over the summer, take a photo ID to IT Express in 182 Shields Library. The staff there will help you reset your password and regain access to the campus network.
  • Try Online Password Reset

You can prepare for next summer by setting up the new online password reset feature, which lets you reset a forgotten password from your computer. To set up this feature, visit, select "Change your password" and follow the instructions provided. Then, the next time you forget your password, you can use this feature to choose a new one without having to visit IT Express.

  • Campus Wireless is Expanding!

During Fall 2004, the wireless network on campus will be expanding to many new areas of campus. For info on locations and equipment, visit

  • Spot The Spoof!

Protect yourself against "spoof" email, messages from banks, credit card companies, etc. that look authentic but are sent by identity thieves. Read the IT Express "Spot the Spoof" article at