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Who: Faculty and staff What: Changes to Windows operating system updates and introduction of application updates When: June 2020 patch cycle, starting June 10, 2020 ITS is improving the experience for Windows updates on GCN computers. The new experience will install Windows updates in the background without faculty and staff having to install them, which [Read More]

Who: Faculty and staff with computers running Windows 7 What: Mandatory Windows 10 upgrade When: Friday, January 24, 2020, 5:30 p.m. Microsoft Windows 7 support is discontinued. All UNCG computers running Windows 7 must be upgraded to Windows 10 by January 24, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. If your computer is not upgraded to Windows 10 [Read More]

Who: Faculty, staff, and students with computers running Windows 10 What: Microsoft releases critical patch for Windows 10 and Server 2016 On January 14, 2020, Microsoft released a critical update for Windows 10 to address a severe vulnerability in the Windows operating system. Information Technology Services (ITS) is changing the normal patching schedule for campus [Read More]

Who: Faculty, staff, and students with computers running Windows What: Microsoft releases critical patch for all versions of Windows On September 23, 2019, Microsoft released a critical update for all versions of Windows to address a severe vulnerability in the Windows operating system. ITS is releasing this patch to protect our computers. UNCG-owned computers: Friday, [Read More]

Who: Faculty and staff with Windows computers on the GCN What: Enabling off-campus Windows updates for faculty/staff When: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 On Wednesday, September 11, ITS will enable a feature that allows ITS to offer select software installs from AppCat while computers are not on campus. This feature helps ensure that UNCG’s Windows computers [Read More]