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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]

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]