How to Configure Your PC to Academic Support Standards

 

Introduction

Manual Changes Applied

Security

Usability

If ADS

If not ADS

Applications

Optional

Changes Applied Remotely by joining ADS

Final Customizations

Final Cleanup

Create a Backup

Appendix A: Regional Changes

Appendix B: Hardware and Device Drivers

Appendix A: Changes that may have to be applied if your computer was not purchased in Canada

Customizing regional settings:

o        Select Customize on Regional & Language Options

o        Select English (Canada) in Standards & Formats

o        Select Canada for Location.

o        Click Apply

o        Select the Languages tab & click Details

o        Set Default Input Language to English Canada (US)

o        Click OK & Apply

o        Select Advanced tab

o        Under Language for Non-Unicode Programs select English (Canada)

o        Click Apply & OK

o        Click the Details button.

o        Remove the English (US) Keyboard item

o        Click Apply, OK

o        Click Next

 

Set Date & Time

o        Select time-zone (GMT -05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

o        Check that the time is correctly set

 

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Created by: Manfred Grisebach, Based on notes by: Peter Schepers     Last Updated: Nov 24th  , 2004