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Foldr for Windows Guide

Can I have Foldr as a drive on my PC?

Foldr for Windows is a single drive to access all of your files whether on the college network or in the cloud.

What is Foldr for Windows?

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Due to advancements in our web filter and firewall, all mobile devices now need an SSL certificate to be installed. Without the certificate any secure websites will not be displayed correctly.

Connect  to the college wireless network but do not complete login details. Follow the steps below for the appropriate operating system.

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What is a Raspberry Pi?

The Raspberry Pi is a credit-card sized computer that plugs into your TV/Monitor and a keyboard. It’s a capable little PC which can be used for many of the things that your desktop PC does, like spreadsheets, word-processing and games. It also plays high-definition video. We want to see it being used by kids all over the world to learn programming.” – www.raspberrypi.org

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Why is this?

In 2002 Microsoft introduced its Support Lifecycle policy based on customer feedback to have more transparency and predictability of support for Microsoft products. As per this policy, Microsoft Business and Developer products, including Windows and Office products, receive a minimum of 10 years of support (5 years Mainstream Support and 5 years Extended Support), at the supported service pack level. This is also the case with home and small office level systems.

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Purchasing a computer is a big decision to make, what sort of computer do you need to perform the tasks you wish to carry out? Before deciding on a brand and model, you need to choose the right type of machine and ensure you have the correct machine specification. Follow the flow diagram below to get a rough idea of what you should be looking for.

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Backing up your computer is an important task, you may experience hardware failure or your computer could become the subject of a virus attack. Below are some quick guides on how to protect yourself from such issues.

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In order to keep your Hard Disk functioning well, it is a good idea to ‘defrag’ it once every 6 months. Fragmentation occurs when an operating system breaks a file into pieces because there is not enough space on the storage device where the file was originally saved.

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Setting up or installing a printer in Microsoft Windows.

There are two different methods a user can install a printer in Windows. Below is additional information about each of these methods listed in the order we believe a user should try installing their printer in Windows.

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