Answered By: Main Library
Last Updated: Apr 16, 2015     Views: 8

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Windows 7 - You can save files to the hard drive on a Windows Login computer, but those file may be lost if the computer freezes, or if the system has to be restarted. Files can be saved to your personal AFS space using the network connection that is connected when you login to a Windows computer.  You can save your files to removable media on any of the Windows Login. The programs on the Selected Resource workstations can usually e-mail their results to a mail account, or save to a USB flash key.

 

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Mac OS X - On a Macintosh system space you will see your AFS space mounted as a drive icon on the desktop. If you do not, you must click on the icon in the Dock to connect to your AFS space.

 

You can also save files onto a CD/DVD, but you'll need to use the proper media and computer combination. Check out the Media Drive capabilities on the library's Windows Login computers.

For more information on computer facilities in the Main Library, please see the supplemental list of Computer FAQs

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