Agriculture Computer Support


Need Help?

Please contact the NDSU Help Desk @ 701.231.8685 Option 1

Computer Order Form

Please use our computer order form to request equipment that is NOT a part of the annual Extension equipment orders or the county cost-share program.

Software Request Form

Please use our software request form to place software orders ONLY if you do not have a departmental software contact.  You can find out who your software contact is via the NDSU Departmental Software Contact list.

Computer Information

Search our computer records for support information on your computer.

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Common Computer Tasks


Adding Local User Accounts To Off-Campus Computers

How to create and add local accounts to a computer and how to determine what rights they have.

Adding AD User Accounts To On-Campus Computers

How to add additional Active Directory (AD) accounts to a computer and which group they should be added to.

Connecting Your Computer Cables

A look at the cable connections for our baseline desktop and notebook computers.

Installing Software Using Microsoft Software Center

For people on campus, there are some changes in the works as to how some software titles are installed.  Products like SAS and SPSS are now being deployed to an application on your computer called Software Center.  Click here to learn more about software center and how it allows you to get the software installed without having to wait to schedule a visit from a technician.

Is My Computer Supported?

Several options you can use to determine whether your computer may be out of or going out of support.

Saving Your Browser's Bookmarks

If you're like most of us, we have large numbers of bookmarks we use on a daily basis.  Losing them can cost us a lot of productive time.  It is a good idea to back them up once in a while, especially if you're about to get a new computer.

Surplus Property Program

Information on the NDSU Surplus Equipment Program and the correct way to get rid of old, unwanted equipment from your office.

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