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Who: Owners of Windows Server 2008 or 2008R2 servers What: Microsoft Windows Server 2008 reaching end-of-life status on January 14, 2020 On January 14, 2020, Microsoft will discontinue Windows Server 2008 support. After this date, the servers will no longer receive any updates, including critical security updates. Risk for server compromise, viruses, and malware increases [Read More]

Beginning May 21, 2019, Google “Team Drives” will become “shared drives.” On the web and in Drive File Stream, the change will occur during the first week of June. Any desktop shortcuts that link to content inside of shared drives must be updated. This name change has no impact on drive or folder functionality. It [Read More]

Who: Faculty, staff, and students with computers running Windows 7 What: Windows 7 reaching end-of-life status on January 14, 2020 On January 14, 2020, Microsoft will discontinue Windows 7 support. After this date, Windows 7 computers will no longer receive any updates, including critical security updates. Risk for identity theft, viruses, and malware increases by [Read More]

accessibility.uncg.edu is UNCG’s new destination for faculty, staff, and students to get accessibility resources and information. The new website reflects the University’s commitment to ensure its online content is available to all users, regardless of ability. At accessibility.uncg.edu, users will find: how-to guides for making various types of online content accessible and checking existing materials [Read More]

Apple iCloud is used to store files and backup settings for macOS and iOS devices. It is configured during setup or via System Preferences. However, iCloud is not approved for storing UNCG data. To ensure compliance with University data storage policies, all Mac users should disable the Desktop & Documents Folders selection of iCloud Storage. [Read More]