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How to Open/Save your files When using the Library Terminals
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There are two sections to this tutorial, the first is how to save your file from Microsoft Word, the second part reviews how to find and open your document from your USB drive or private user storage. Please read over both sections.

 

How To Save a File To Your USB Drive or Private User Storage (From Microsoft Word 2016)

  1. If using a USB drive, plug it into the white USB extension cable to the side of the monitor.
  2. Click File on the top left of Word.

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  3. Choose Save As..
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  4. Click Browse

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  5. Click the arrow next to This PC to see all of your available drives.

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  6. Here you can either choose to save the file to your USB drive (if one is inserted), or to your network storage. The name of the USB drive may be different but your user storage drive will be your firstname.lastname (Joe.test in this example). Then name your file, and finally click save.
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How To Open a File Saved On Your USB Drive or Private User Storage

  1. If using a USB drive, plug it into the white USB extension cable to the side of the monitor.
  2. Click the File Explorer icon in your taskbar.

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  3. From the File Explorer window, you can either save to a USB drive (if you have plugged one in), or save to your private user storage.
    1. If saving to a USB drive, double-click the folder as seen below. Your folder name may be slightly different. If you do not see this folder, right-click the window and then click refresh, OR close the window and reopen explorer AFTER you have made sure your USB device is plugged in properly.

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    2. If saving to your private network storage double-click the folder with your name. In this example, we are signed in with the user Joe.Test.

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  4. From here you will see all of your saved files and may double-click them to open in the default application.

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Campbell, Michael

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