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Difference between revisions of "Re-imaging circulating laptops"

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=Macs=
 
=Macs=
 
*Upon check in, log in as yourself
 
*Upon check in, log in as yourself
*Go to the Utilities folder under Applications
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*In the upper right corner, click on the magnifying glass to search. 
*Open "Self Service"
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*Type in Self Service, then enter
(the MIDD folder may still be there initially, but don't use the old approach — or if you do, make sure you can restart the computer AND log in again!)
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*It should default to "Loaners" (in the menu on the right), and there should be three items in the folder. (Adobe, Express delete, and OS). Apply all three things.
*Click on the link on the right that says "Utilities"
 
*Click on the "Erase" button below the heading "Loaners: Express Delete Local Users"
 
*The next prompt will warn you that all user files are about to be deleted
 
 
*Shut down the computer
 
*Shut down the computer
  

Revision as of 11:35, 2 January 2015

When a fac/staff laptop gets returned, circ staff should follow these steps to clear it before it goes out again.

Macs

  • Upon check in, log in as yourself
  • In the upper right corner, click on the magnifying glass to search.
  • Type in Self Service, then enter
  • It should default to "Loaners" (in the menu on the right), and there should be three items in the folder. (Adobe, Express delete, and OS). Apply all three things.
  • Shut down the computer

PCs

  • Login as yourself
  • From the start menu search box, type c:/lis
  • Double click "clean me"
  • Click YES
  • In the black window there will be text that says "Delete inactive profiles on COMPUTER (so and so) (Yes/No). Type Y for yes.
  • The program will run, then say "Done. Press any key to continue..."
  • Shut down
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