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Avast! Anti-Virus

Featured Resources: Avast! Anti-Virus

Your laptop is your lifeline. Big box stores would tell you you should go with Norton, or McAfee, however because those are the most popular, they are the least useful for personal use. Avast! Anti-Virus is a free-to-use simple and effective anti-virus. Click Here To Download.


Avast! Anti-Virus Software
is a anti-virus software that provides free protection for private users. It is simple, quick, low-resource. You don’t need to pay for protection, just download and install Avast! and you’re good to go.


MalwareBytes Anti-Malware is another protection software that specifically scans for malware, though the difference between a virus and malware are minute, if your computer is running slower than it should, give MBAM a try.



CCleaner is a free PC optimization tool that is used in the Tech Center to clean out unnecessary temporary files and clean the registry safely. You can also use this program to edit startup programs and safely remove unwanted software.

Google Chrome is the premiere browser. I recommend getting the AdBlock (AdBlock, not Adblock Plus) extension for Chrome as well as it blocks ads from YouTube, Facebook, Google, and anywhere else from cluttering your browsing experience, giving a bonus to blocking potential malicious software!


Simply PDF is an easy PDF to Word converter.



iPhone / Android

Set up Exchange on your iPhone or iPad

When you add your Exchange ActiveSync account, you can sync your Mail, Contacts, Calendars, Reminders, and Notes with your iOS device.

Click on your mail icon, you will get picture 1.

Or go to settings – Mail – Add Account and then you will get picture 1.

Replace the red text with your own credentials. The blue text is what you have to enter in the specific field.

1. Add your Exchange account
Tap Settings > Passwords & Accounts > Add Account > Exchange.

2. Enter your address
Enter your email address, then tap Next. You can also enter an account description.

3. Tap Sign In to automatically discover your Exchange account information. If your account uses modern authentication, you’ll be guided through a custom authentication workflow.

Tap Configure Manually to set up your account with Basic authentication. Enter your email password, then tap Next. You might also be prompted to enter additional server information, which you can find in the picture.

4. You can sync Mail, Contacts, Calendars, Reminders, and Notes. When you’re finished, tap Save.

Edit your Exchange settings

Tap Settings > Passwords & Accounts, then select your Exchange account. You can also set up automatic out-of-office replies, and change how often you want Mail to sync. To change advanced settings, tap your account name to change settings like SSL and S/MIME.



Replace the red text with your own credentials. The blue text is what you have to enter in the specific field.

1. Add your Exchange account
Tap Cloud & Accounts

2. Tap Accounts

3. Tap Add account

4. Enter your UAMS email address and tap “GO”

5. Enter your UAMS password, give a description and tap “DONE”

6. Enter UAMS\ followed by your username or student ID tap on the check mark in the right corner.



Set up WiFi in Windows 10


1. Click on your WiFi icon 2. Select “UAMS” 3. Enter your

“username/student ID”

and “password”

click OK, click Connect.