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Re-imaging circulating laptops

Revision as of 15:11, 17 January 2014 by Daniel Frostman (talk | contribs)

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

Macs

  • Login as yourself.
*Find and click “Application folder” (it’s helpful to be in “column view” for the next few steps)
*Scroll down to “Utilities folder” and click
* Then click “MIDD folder”
* Double click “Loaner reset and delete” application
* “Deletion utility” window appears: click “Delete”
* Re-enter your password (slowly) and click “OK,” then click “OK” again (window will close itself)
* “This loaner has been reset back to factory defaults” box appears. Click “Restart now”
* When log in screen appears again, click “Shut down”

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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