Anyone with a Computing Services account can store and retrieve their personal files on the campus file servers.
- Where to find your files
- What to do if you have lost a file
- How to make the most of your personal file storage space
- All of the files you create and save on University computers are kept on a central server. This includes everything you see on your desktop and My Documents
- Be aware that Folders/files ceated on the C: drive might be deleted when the computer is restarted
- My Documents - H:\dos
- Windows 7 Desktop - H:\Profiles_Do_Not_Delete\campus\Desktop
- Other Applications (Windows Terminal Services) Desktop - H:\Profiles_Do_Not_Delete\campusts\Desktop
Visit the file recovery page for help recovering a lost file.
Every user account has a storage quota - that is a personal limit to the amount of space you can use on the file server. This is so that everyone can have enough disk space for their needs. You can see how much space you've used with the account manager.
It is a good idea to review your usage and compress or delete files as is appropriate on a regular basis. Files that need long term storage for research and University business continuity should not be stored in your personal space but on other network file spaces as advised by your local IT support.
Initial space allocations: