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An upcoming update to the Firefox browser will result in Google Hangouts temporarily not having video and audio functionality. Google is aware of the issue and is working to develop a solution. Firefox will be upgrading to Firefox version 52, which is scheduled to be released on March 7.  Firefox 52 will no longer support [Read More]

On or soon after February 13, 2017 iSpartan Gmail users will no longer be able to send or receive email with Javascript files (.js) attached. Users who need to share Javascript (.js) files should use Google Drive or other Cloud storage solutions. For security purposes, Google prevents attaching certain file types, such as .exe and [Read More]

Box has released “Box Notes Desktop,” a new app for Mac and Windows, which allows users to access all of their Box Notes from their desktop. Some users may have received an email from Box about the new app, or may be prompted to download it when logging in to Box via http://box.uncg.edu. Box Notes [Read More]

Summary Beginning January 24, 2017, personal home directories on the General Computing Network (GCN), also referred to as the “S: drive”, will be provided to new university students, faculty and staff on request, rather than by default. This change supports the strategic decision made in 2015 by the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) steering committee to [Read More]

UPDATE 11/3/2016: The deadline for the Windows updates has been extended to Friday, November 11 (originally scheduled for Friday, November 4). Who: Users of university-owned computers running Windows What: Installation of Windows updates When: Deadline is Friday, November 11, 5:30 p.m. EST / Earlier installation via AppCat is recommended Client action required: Client action is [Read More]