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PREPARING TO UPGRADE TO A NEW WINDOWS COMPUTER

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Please complete the following steps in preparation of receiving a new Windows computer to ensure that your important files and system settings are preserved

Step 1. Backing Up

Step2. Identify any special software installed on your computer.

Step 3. Saving your Browser bookmarks

Step 4. Make a list of your desktop shortcuts and taskbar items

Step 5. Printer Information

Step 6. Save the Microsoft Office Settings. Restore the Microsoft Office settings.

Step 7. Dreamweaver users: Save your Dreamweaver site definitions.

Step 8. Learn more about Windows or MS Office

Step 9. After the upgrade, copy your saved files from your temporary storage location to the new computer.

Step 10. BAR users, contact your DSC for assistance with installing BAR.

 

 

 

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