Restoring your PC laptop
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If you are exchanging your laptop, you will need to restore your files from a backup that you created on a network drive, external media or OneDrive. You probably will want to restore your bookmarks from your favorite browsers. If you were using programs that were not part of the basic WSU image, these programs will need to be reinstalled.
Programs not on your device and updates to your computer are done through the tool called the Software Center. For more information check out the following article.
Select where you stored your backup
Restore Outlook Archives
If you backed up your archive.pst file, you will need to copy this file to your new laptop and configure Outlook to use it.
Instructions on how import your browser favorites and bookmarks from a backup for Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari or Chrome. Also with how to make your browser homepage.
Everyone - Customize your taskbar
To add an icon to your taskbar, go to the Start Menu or All Apps to find the program your want to Pin to your Taskbar. Do a right-click on the icon and select More > Pin to taskbar.
KeePass will need to be reinstalled on your new computer. You can install this program from the Control Panel. View instructions on how to install KeePass. KeePass creates an encrypted database with an .kbdx extension. You will want to copy this file to your new computer and the first time you open KeePass browse to .kdbx file and location.
Multi-factor authentication for Office 365
The Multi-factor authentication for Office 365 (MFA) is a tool we are excited to have everyone at WSU use to provide added security for all your devices. Please check out the following article to see if MFA is something you want to learn more about to protect accounts.