While the new computers are far superior to previous models in many aspects, there is less storage space in order to provide a high-speed, solid state drive. In addition, most computer operating systems and many applications require a minimum of 20 percent free hard disk space to operate at maximum performance. Therefore, Information Systems will transfer a limited amount of your data from the old ThinkPad to the new computer. Re-installation of departmental specific and personal software applications is the responsibility of the user. Please be sure to BACK UP your data on your current ThinkPad.
A note about iTunes:
Many WFU Faculty, Staff and Students have vast iTunes music collections that reside on computing devices. Unfortunately, vast music collections, as well as photo collections, consume a large amount of data space on local drives. It is advisable that you relocate your music files to an external device. The link below will show you how to move your iTunes collection: http://www.ehow.com/how_8575621_change-itunes-external-drive-map.html
Follow these steps to move up to 150GB of data to the X1 Carbon (256GB), Yoga ThinkPad (256GB) or T440p (256GB):