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Saving Your Work

It is not recommended that you save your files to your rCloud profile. There are several preferable options for saving your work:

Permanent Cloud storage accessible anytime, anywhere
Permanent Local Storage
  • Portable storage: external hard drive, USB drive
  • Personal computer hard drive
 Temporary Storage
  • GSB Shared S:  Drive Please note that the S drive contents are deleted at the end of each semester so any work not saved in a different location will be lost.

Keep in mind that the S network drive is not backed up and is only intended to serve as a temporary storage solution while you are working.

To save your  Microsoft Office work using OneDrive cloud storage:

  1. Click on Save As
  2. Click on OneDrive and log in (Note that you have to set up your OneDrive account -formerly called SkyDrive - initially). This will then become your default document storage during your session.

To save files created in non-MS Office programs to your local hard drive:

  1. Click on Computer to display your options
  2. Scroll down to Local Disk (C: on YOURNAME) about halfway down the list, This is your local hard drive on your personal computer. Note that you will also see any other drives attached your local computer listed below your Local Disk (C: on YOURNAME) which you can also select if preferred.

  3. Choose the Read/Write option to allow the virtual desktop to access your local computer. 
  4. Click on Users
  5. Click on your name and browse to My Documents, your Desktop, or wherever you wish to store the file

To save a file to Bridges Resources cloud storage:

  1. Download your file to your local computer
  2. Log in to Bridges
  3. Click on Resources
  4. Click on Add
  5. Select Upload File
  6. Browse to the file on your local computer
  7. Upload the file

To save a file to your Google Drive cloud storage:

  1. Download your file to your local computer
  2. Log in to your Google account ( for students; for faculty)
  3. Click on the Apps icon
  4. Click on Drive
  5. Click on the Upload arrow
  6. Browse to the file on your local computer
  7. Upload the file

To save to your network Shared ( S) drive:

  1. Click on the Network Drive (S:  on Yourname)
  2. Click on Save


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Maple 18
Microsoft Corporation Silverlight
MS Office 2013
MS Photo Story 3
MS Windows Live Movie Maker
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QuickTime Player
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Hardware Recommendations

Contemplating purchasing a new computer? Check out the RWU Recommendations under Purchase Computer Equipment for Class.