Category Archives: Frequently Asked Questions

Here you can find helpful answers to some of the most frequently asked questions. If you have any suggestions for us, please email us at epps.ac@utdallas.edu.

How To Defragment Your Hard Drive

Defragmenting is an integral step in maintaining your computer’s overall health and performance. A severely fragmented hard drive will have noticeably slower performance than one that is not. To defragment your computer, simply follow these steps. Click on Start > … Continue reading

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How To Create PDF Files

PDF is a widely used format that’s ideal for distributing materials that should not be editable and is also virtually universally accessible (there are free programs to read PDF’s on all major operating systems). For more information on the format, … Continue reading

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What are the computer lab policies?

The School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Computer Labs are managed by the Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Academic Computing (EPPS-AC) office, which has the responsibility to ensure the lab’s secure and smooth operation. No food, drink or tobacco … Continue reading

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How To Connect To Your Computer Using Remote Desktop Connection

To connect to your destination computer (e.g. office computer) using Remote Desktop Connection (RDC), you need to 1. set up the remote machine to allow connection; 2. leave the machine power on; 3. connect to UTD’s Virtual Private Network (VPN, … Continue reading

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