Using the laptops
Here you will find advice on how to make best use of your laptop.
Firstly, it's important you understand what is appropriate use. This involves knowing the terms and conditions you agreed to when you were issued with your laptop.
There are various ways you can uphold your responsibility to care for and maintain your laptop.
- Regularly cleaning your laptop (PDF, 44k) will ensure it is properly maintained.
- Make sure you frequently back up your stored files.
- Know how to keep track of where you store your files.
- Caring for your battery will optimise its life.
Make sure you uphold the security of your laptop at all times. You are responsible for the security of your laptop within and outside the school gate.
Connecting your laptop to the department's IT network and the Internet is a straightforward process.
There may come a time when you need to repair your laptop by conducting a system restore.
Finally, it's important you minimise the potential health and safety risks of using your laptop and its carry bag