Cuesta Tech FAQ (for Cuesta employees)
Please refer to the Manage your Cuesta Account handout for step by step directions.
When returning to a recently visited website, your browser often displays the information stored in cache. Although this can eliminate the time taken to re-download from a site, at times it can cause browser errors. Clearing the browser cache will help to guarantee a fresh download to the webpage, and may fix browser errors.
Please refer to the Clear you Browser Cache handout for directions on how to clear your cache.
In order to keep Cuesta computers working proficiently, the IT department frequently pushes out updates to your computer. If your computer does not get rebooted on a regular basis, the updates can get backed up and may cause your computer to run slow.
To ensure you keep a clean computer we suggest that you reboot your computer at the end of each day/shift, as opposed to signing out/logging off or shutting down.
Rebooting your computer is also a good trouble shooting technique when you are experiencing a computer issue. If your computer is backed up on receiving updates it may require more than one reboot.
If your computer is taking a long time to start up, it may be receiving a recently deployed update, please try to be patient and give the computer the time it needs. However, if you are rebooting regularly, long start up times should only be an occasional occurrence, so please reach out to IT, by placing a work order, if you continue to experience slowness on a regular basis.