Roosevelt Laptop Roll-Out

Help Links & How Tos

OFFICE 2013 QUICK START GUIDES

The new lab computers as well as your new teacher laptops will come with Office 2013.

Here are some quick start guides to help with the upgrades:

Word 2013

Excel 2013

PowerPoint 2013

Publisher 2013

Outlook 2013


NEISD Office 365 how tos: http://intranet.neisd.net/HelpDesk/Office365.htm


Many more tutorials are available at www.atomiclearning.com.

STEP 1: BACK UP YOUR TEACHER LAPTOP.

Backing up to Skydrive or Google Drive

This video explains how to backup your computer to Skydrive & Google Drive.

ALERT: ALL COMPUTERS ON CAMPUS NEED TO BE BACKED UP, INCLUDING THE OFFICE AND NON-TEACHER CLASSROOM COMPUTERS.

STEP 2: PREPARE YOUR CURRENT LAPTOP TO BE TURNED IN

  • If your current laptop tag # is faint or missing write over it with a sharpie. Tag #'s can be found in mainframe if they are no longer legible on the laptop.
  • remove all stickers from your old teacher laptop.

IMPORTANT DATES

February 19 - Faculty Meeting Q & A

March 20 - All Novell drives become Read Only

March 24 - Laptop Rollout and Encryption

March 25 - Option additional training

ROLLOUT FAQS:

Q: Can we keep the old teacher laptops on our campus?

A: No


Q: How do I log in to my NEISD Google Account?

A: Username: your entire NEISD e-mail address, Password Default: ne###### with the #'s being your Employee ID. If that does not work submit a help ticket for password reset.


Q: My Skydrive says it is not ready yet

A: The first time you login to Skydrive you must go through Internet Explorer. After that it works with any browser.


Q: How do I find out what software will be available for the new laptops?

A: Click here: https://sites.google.com/a/neisd.net/neisd_supported_software/


Q: What will happen to classroom computers?

A: They will be reimaged to work with the new network drives.


Q: Where do I find my favorites to back them up?

A: They are in My Computer--> C drive--> users--> your username


Q: Will I have instant messaging on my new computer?

A: Yes


Q: Will I have internet access as soon as I get my new laptop?

A: Yes


Q: Can I install a local printer?

A: It depends on the printer driver. Some will install and some will not. Plug in the local printer and see if it connects.


Q: Can I purchase my own CD/DVD Drive?

A: Yes, but it will not allow you to install software from CD's

NOVELL DRIVES WILL BECOME READ ONLY

Thursday, March 20th, 3pm

Roosevelt High School

Novell drives will be read only at this point. You will be able to get files out to edit them, but you will not be able to put anything new in the drives. All Novell drives will move AS IS on March 24 to the Active Directory environment (network or new servers).


This will be true for ALL Roosevelt computers including office computers and desktops.

The district guide to successful migration

HELP LINKS