Recent Graduate Laptops: Alumni Account Procedure
Instructions for what recently graduated students with a 2019 - 2022 image should expect on their HP laptops.
These instructions apply to students who had their laptop imaged during the 2019 - 2022 school year and is using an Intune-based image. If you do not sign into your laptop with your school email/password, this does not apply to you.
There are multiple options for retaining your data. The easiest and preferred method is to save the files you want to an flash drive/external hard drive or a personal cloud storage account. If you have backed up your files to your UW-Stout OneDrive, you will have 7 days to access your data after being converted to an alumni, at which time you will no longer have access to sign into OneDrive.
3. The Grad account will be a completely new account on your computer. If you backed up your files to an to an external source (flash drive/external hard drive or cloud storage), you can now connect the device and restore any files you may need.
There will most likely also be files stored under your previous account. Depending on the sync status of OneDrive prior to being changed to an alumni, this may or may not be all the files you expect. You can locate these files at the following location: C:\Users\YOURNAME\OneDrive - University of Wisconsin-Stout.