Backups and Restoration
Backing up as you work
This article outlines best practices and methods for creating backups
- The District Tech Department does not backup and restore information on Teacher and staff laptops per District Policy. There are network resources available to provide a persistent space for digital storage. Proper backup to and restoration from this network storage can prevent data loss in the event of a computer failure, or over the summer as the Tech Department wipes and restores all Windows based machines. Articles related to accessing your "H:" drive and storing information there are listed below. Click the section header to access the article.
- Logging into OES in necessary for most of the methods outlined here. If you're not familiar with how to log in to OES and access your "H:" drive, you should start with this article.
- Backing up your Google Chrome bookmarks is helpful for retaining important website addresses either over the summer, or in preparation for a possible system crash. If you do not have your bookmarks saved on the network, and the hard drive fails on your computer, you would lose those bookmarks.
- To back up most other file type, you can copy them to your "H:" drive. This tutorial shows you how to load all of your local files into one folder, and copy that folder to the network for safe keeping.