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Technology Services

If you need to contact the HF-L Technology Services Department, please email and a member of the department will respond to you as soon as possible.

If you are having hardware issues, please email the technology department with details of the issue and a member of the department will contact you to help resolve the issue.

Phone: 585-624-7014
Hours:  Monday - Friday  7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Walk-Up  Service Available for Technology Support - High School Door 22  (High School Bus Loop)
Hours:  Monday - Friday  9am - 12pm, 3pm-4pm
Please call the Technology Services office for an appointment and call our office when you arrive.

Click on the video or hyperlink below for instructional assistance


Working With Schoology Assignments

Working with OneNote

Cannot connect to Zoom session

Some students and families have reported that when trying to connect to Zoom, a  status dialog "Connecting" appears and does not go away.

Zoom Connecting Error

Others have reported the following error message:

Can't connect o Zoom error message


Clearing the Browser Cache (Chrome / Microsoft Edge) will resolve these issues.  Of course, it's always good practice to restart the laptop when having issues.

Cannot connect to home wireless network

Sometimes a laptop will not connect to a home network while other devices can connect.  We recommend resetting the network router following these steps:


  1. Power down the laptop (shutdown).

  2. Unplug the power for your modem.

  3. Unplug the power to the router

  4. Leave them both off for 1 to 2 minutes.

  5. Plug the modem back in and let it boot up.(Probably 45 to 60 seconds)

  6. Plug the router in and wait the same amount of time.

  7. Power on the laptop.

  8. Re-connect the laptop to the network.

Laptop Stylus - lag when writing

When using your stylus in OneNote or Word, are you experiencing a significant lag when writing.

If so, log out of all Office 365 apps following the steps below:

  • In OneNote, click on your name in the application window.  Select Sign out of OneNote and then close OneNote.  Choose Remove when asked to remove the account.

OneNote Stylus Lag

  • Sign out of other Office Apps (Word/Excel/PPT) by opening one of the apps (like Word) and then choose File > Account > Sign Out and then close Word.

Office Signout

  • Restart the laptop and then log back in and start OneNote.

  • Reopen Notebooks by selecting the drop down in the list of Notebooks and then select More Notebooks:

OneNote More Notebooks

  • Check current Notebooks and then choose Open







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Bluetooth device - how to connect

  1. Open the action center (next to date and time in bottom right corner of taskbar).

  2. Turn on Bluetooth by clicking on the Bluetooth  quick action tile. The tile color should change to blue when it is turned on.

  3. Expand the action center by clicking on Expand to see all quick actions

  4. Turn on your Bluetooth device and make it discoverable (put in pairing mode).  

  5. Click on the Connect quick action tile.  Your device should appear in the list of available devices.  Click on the device name to finalize the connection. 

bluetooth video

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Clear browser cache and browsing data

Google Chrome

  • On your computer, open Chrome

  • At the top right, click More  (three vertical dots in upper right corner)

  • Click More tools  > Clear browsing data

  • At the top, click Advanced

  • Set the time range to All time

  • Check the first four boxes

  • Click Clear data

  • Quit all browser windows and then re-open Chrome


Microsoft Edge


  • On your computer, open Microsoft Edge

  • At the top right, click More  (three horizontal dots in upper right corner)

  • Click Settings

  • Click Privacy and Security

  • Click the Choose what to clear button

  • Check the first five boxes

  • Click the Clear button

  • Quit all browser windows and then re-open Edge


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Schoology Notifications

Did you know that you can have Schoology notifications sent to your Smart phone or email?  This may be very helpful to students for comments on submitted assignments or notification of overdue assignments. Teachers may want notifications on postings to a discussion or an alert for a private message.  

To setup Schoology notifications to your phone, follow these steps:

  1. Click the arrow next to your name on the top right side of Schoology.
  2. Select Settings from the drop-down menu.
  3. Click the Notifications tab.
  4. Select the Send Notifications to Your Phone via Text Message box to the right.
  5. Enter your Cell Phone Number (your number remains hidden from other members).
  6. Choose your Country.
  7. Select your wireless Carrier.
  8. Click Set Mobile to complete.

How to set Schoology Notifications

Users may choose which actions for which they would like to receive Schoology notifications.  You also have the option of turning off all notifications from Schoology on the Notifications tab.

For more information on Schoology Notifications, visit the Schoology Help Center.

Clipboard History

Clipboard history allows you to paste previously copied items into any other item (document, email, etc.) saving you time from copying and pasting one item at a time.   This is a huge time saver when copying and pasting comments from one tool to another or when you need to paste a frequently used phrase or term.

To turn this feature on, select the WINDOWS + V key.    Then after copying multiple items, retrieve your copy history by again selecting WINDOWS + V. Simply select the copied item and it will paste right into your active document.    The clipboard history will save up to 25 clips and will be cleared when you restart your machine unless you pin the copied item.

Clipboard Hstory GIF File

Microsoft Word - Autofit Tables

Quickly adjust the columns of a table so that the table easily fits on the printed page.  

Autofit table

PPT Editing

PPT Tips GIF file

raptor technology

The Honeoye Falls-Lima Central School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions; and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: David Leahy, Compliance Officer/Coordinator, at: Email -, Telephone - (585) 624-7181, Address - 20 Church Street, Honeoye Falls, NY 14472. Inquiries concerning the application of the Honeoye Falls-Lima Central School District non-discrimination policies may also be referred to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), 32 Old Slip, 26th Floor, New York, NY 10005, Telephone (646) 428-3800 (voice) or (800) 877-8339 (TTY).

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