Most Recent QuickStarts
Passwords and Passphrases

The Next Step in Better Securing Your Account What is a password? What most people refer to as a password is typically composed of about 10 letters, numbers or symbols, or a combination of letter, numbers and symbols. Some examples of passwords are: “8c?0E,*J!qI/”, “yourname”, “P@55w0rd”.   What is a passphrase? A passphrase is longer [...]

Phishing: How to Avoid Taking the Bait

What is Phishing Phishing is most commonly done through “spoof” links sent in email messages that attempt to direct users to websites that strikingly resemble sites with which they are familiar. A common phishing technique might be to email you from an email address similar to your bank or your place of work. Next the [...]

Printing @ USF Libraries

A joint effort including the USF Libraries, Student Government and USF Information Technology provides students a daily allotment to be used for printing through BullBucks printers at each USF Libraries location. A Free daily amount per student is the base for free printing, the daily allotment can be printed using Bull Bucks funding on your [...]

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Most Recent Usage Notes
Reset Browser Settings to Default

There are times when a preference is difficult to find in the settings, or when you suspect that settings, apps, or extensions have been altered by a virus or bloatware, spyware or a phishing attack.  To reset all settings of the browser, choose the browser below and follow the instructions. Google Chrome (WINDOWS)  Note:  Your [...]

Notes for Adobe Premiere

Adobe Premiere is a video editing application, that is a part of the Adobe Creative Cloud suite of applications.  Students will need to apply for access to the software through the USF software portal, and then install each application along with the primary Creative Cloud application in order to use it.

Honorlock Google Chrome Extension Error

Troubleshoot Honorlock error: “This item has been disabled in Chrome” If you run into difficulties launching Honorlock, it is possible that another browser extension is blocking the Honorlock extension. If this occurs, you will likely see the error message, “This item has been disabled in Chrome” when attempting to launch Honorlock. To use the Honorlock [...]

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