Files on current staff laptops will be securely erased after the laptops are returned to the technology department. If you are interested in saving any of the files that are on your current laptop, we suggest that you follow one or both of the following two methods:

The following directions below (b) were sent out in an earlier email. If further help is needed please feel free to reach out to Rick or Matt, our technology integrationist specialists (

Save files to Google Drive

Windows Laptop


To Save files to a flash drive:

Step 1: Plug your flash drive into your laptop


Step 2:

Double-click on My Computer


Step 3:

You will see your flash drive on the left-hand side of the window

  • Simply drag and drop files into your flash drive

Some common files types that you may want to consider backing up include:

  • Documents
  • PDF’s (Might be in the Documents folder)
  • Pictures
  • Videos
  • Files in the Downloads folder
  • Files on the Desktop