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Image & Self-Service

​​​​ACPS Laptop Image & Self-Service

About the ACPS 2019-2020 Laptop Image​

A laptop “image” describes all of the programs available to students, teachers and staff on the ACPS laptop both on and offline. With the 2019 - 2020 laptop members of the ACPS community can make movies, record podcasts, create graphic designs, access text-to-speech and more. For a complete list of the computer programs on the 2019 - 2020 laptop image, click the follow link: ACPS 2019 - 2020 Laptop Image
With the help of teachers and students, this year's image was designed to make the ACPS laptops run smoothly and boot up quickly. Doing so required the selection of only the most popular programs. Don't see what you are looking for on the image? See below for a list of the self-service options available to all ACPS users. 

For a complete list of the vetted computer programs and where to find them, click the following link: Master List of Vetted Technology Resources

Where can I find software applications to download?

Service Desk Downloads (KACE)

KACE is our online service center where you can log Service Desk tickets for technology assistance. However, it’s also a school-based center that has software available for download onto your computer. To access KACE, click the following link and login using your ACPS credentials: ACPS Service Desk Once logged in, follow the steps illustrated here.

ACPS ​Microsoft Store

The ACPS Microsoft store is a respository of safe and vetted applications for staff and student use. After following the steps to access the ACPS Microsoft store you are welcome to help yourself to any of the programs listed.

The steps for accessing the Microsoft Store are illustrated here.

Chrome Web Store

Chrome extensions are an amazing way to unlock the potential of your web browser. Once logged into your ACPS account, you can go into the Chrom​e Web Store to download a variety of extensions and add-ons. For a complete list of the Crome Extensions available to students, click the following link: Chrome Extensions Available to ACPS Students.

Resource Vetting ​​

If you still don't see what you are looking for, Albemarle County Public Schools supports a robust vetting process. The process ensures that all computer programs protect student data, are of a high instructional quality and run without glitches on your laptop. Visit the following link to learn more about the ACPS​ technology vetting process: Technolog​y Tools and Forms​


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