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How to Create a Strong Password or Passphrase

The more of these features you use, the harder your password will be to guess or crack! Passwords should be a minimum of 8 characters: Each additional character strengthens the protection of the... read more

Email, internet, scams, and security

Am I at risk? As much as we all like to believe that everyone is kind-hearted, the truth is that many individuals take advantage of this belief by scamming people. In 2006, Americans reported a... read more

Identity Theft

Identity theft occurs when someone uses your name, Social Security number, credit card number, or some other piece of your personal information for financial gain. Thieves often use this information... read more

Using SharePoint

A SharePoint site is a website that provides a central storage and collaboration space for documents, information, and ideas. UNT's SharePoint site is accessible at You must... read more

Formlabs 3D Printer Setup

Check List: Open STL file into Preform software. Select appropriate printer. Select resin type and version number. Select desired resolution. Check object scale. Orient object. Generate... read more

Preparing a 3D Print with Netfabb

Check List: Open Autodesk Netfabb. Part --> Add Part --> OBJ or STL model. Press Add Parts. Scale Object if necessary. Press Repair Icon. Press Automatic Repair. Select Default Repair... read more

Shopbot Setup

Check List: File Setup: Open VCarve Pro software. Import or Create New File. Job Setup. Material Size. Z Zero to top. Set Origin to bottom left corner. Toolpath objects using... read more

Boss Laser Cutter Setup

BOSS LASER: Quick Checklist: Turn key to turn machine on. Use yellow remote to turn on ventilation. Turn on water chiller. Set material into Boss laser. Focus laser. Upload SVG/AI file into... read more

Boss Rotary Tool Setup

BOSS ROTARY TOOL: Quick Checklist: Turn off laser cutter. Open back panel. Unplug Y Axis Motor plug. Place Rotary tool in machine bed. Plug Rotary tool to Y Axis plug. Open RDWorks software... read more

Epilog Laser Setup

Epilog: The Epilog laser system is used for etching and marking all types of bare materials and plastics. Print to the laser directly from any graphic software program for... read more



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