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Setting up a new Surface laptop

Preparation

There are a couple of steps you can take to smooth your transition to a new computer:

  1. Make sure you have backed up all your documents to OneDrive. If you haven't already set up OneDrive, instructions are on this page.
  2. Take a note of the applications that you use, together with login details if different to your University log in. Basic Office applications are pre-installed but specific applications are not. 

Setting up

Initial set up takes around 30 minutes, and you will need a stable internet connection.

We have prepared a step by step guide to take you through the first steps to get your new computer up and running - Setting up your new Windows Device