Laptop Help Is Here!

The tech department staff hope you will find these cheat sheets and screen shots helpful. If you have any questions, feel free to stop by the tech office or send an email to any one of us!

  Mrs. Kamenik lopr_kamenik@tccsa.net
  Ben ben@tccsa.net
  Mrs. Young lopr_ciyoung@tccsa.net
     
     

A few reminders.....................

- The FIRST thing you should try when your laptop is not working correctly is to restart it and log in again. 

- Keep in mind you have three browsers from which to choose: Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome. Different browsers work better for different applications. If you are trying to access an online lesson, ask your teacher which browser to use.

- If you are having trouble loading a website or if the website is not responding as it should, try a different browser.

- If you are having trouble getting the Chrome browser to load, open Internet Explorer first and then open Chrome.

 


Are you getting a message you are low in resources and cannot log in?
This is occurring because you are not letting your laptop shut down completely before closing the lid. To resolve this issue, hold in the power button until the power light goes out. (Note: This is not an acceptable way to shut down normally, so please don't shut down this way on a regular basis as it will damage the hard drive). Once the power light goes out, restart your computer. You should be good to go.


Image of Student Drive Find your student folder the fast way! Look for this icon on the desktop of your computer and just give it a click!

LAPTOP CHEAT SHEETS

If you have an idea for a laptop cheat sheet, email Mrs. Young at lopr_ciyoung@tccsa.net

   
     
Image of showing how to properly shutdown a laptop   Why do I need to shut down my laptop? What is the RIGHT way to shut down my laptop? Why should I take the time to PROPERLY shut down my laptop?
     
Image of speaker  
How can I view school announcements on Google Docs?
     
Image of computer tower   What is the Server ...... the "S" Drive" ...... the "Student Drive?"
     
Image of folder with papers   What is my student folder on the Server?  What is the purpose of my username folder on my desktop?
     
Image of open folder with papers   How do I save something to my student folder on the server?
     
Image of expandable file and magnifying glass   How do I find something I saved to my student folder on the server?
     
Icon of someone thinking   Why can't I just save everything I do to the folder with my username that is on my desktop?
     
Email icon   Where do I find my school email on the web? What is my username and password for my school email?
     
Printer icon   How do I email something to the tech department to get it printed?