Using my laptop efficiently - Projekt Neptun course for teachers


The course for teachers focuses on the correct setup of your laptop and the topic of security. 

The courses take place at our premises at ETH Zurich Campus Hönggerberg (Peter-Debye-Weg 13, 8049 Zurich). The content is taught in German and is geared towards Windows laptops (clamshells or convertibles). The courses are held with a minimum of 7 participants.

Course content

Goal: Get to know your device; initial setup, how to make important adjustments, recognize and correct the most common errors.

Theory and practical work with the support of our staff on site.

Duration: 2.5 - 3 hours


  1. Getting to know the device: connections, functions, power supply / battery, pen, warranty
  2. Setting up the device and keeping it up to date: presentation of the most important settings and tools
  3. Data backup - backup strategy: data storage, configuring the backup on your own device
  4. Data organization: productive storage and organization of data
  5. Passwords: handling and securing passwords
  6. Security on the internet: basic awarness raising on the topic of cybersecurity
  7. Support: where can I get what kind of support if I can't solve a technical problem myself?


CHF 125.-/person


  • Wednesday, 7 August 2024, from 14:00
  • Friday, 9 August 2024, from 17:00

Further course dates, e.g. also locally at a school can be requested via e-mail if interested. 


Please register via the form for the course. If you have any questions, please contact us by email.




Jobs available!

We are looking for a working student as Deputy Support Coordinator (50-60%) and a Head of Relations, Marketing and Media (80-100%). You can find more details about the position here. Apply now or share the job description with your friends!

10. 11. 2023

Order Information

You can track the order status of your laptop in our distribution partner's customer account. For HP and Lenovo you can access your customer account here. Apple orders can be tracked here. Samsung orders can be viewed in your customer account on the Samsung website.

19. 9. 2022

Help Point : Please book an appointment

Our support staff at the Help Points ETHZ, Bern vonRoll, UNIBAS and UNILU are there for you. If you need technical support, contact us via email to make an appointment.

30. 9. 2020
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