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Who: Faculty, staff, and students whose computers run Windows What: Microsoft releases a critical patch for all versions of Windows (client and server) On July 7, 2021, Microsoft released a critical update for all versions of Windows to address a severe vulnerability in the Windows operating system (known as PrintNightmare). Information Technology Services (ITS) is [Read More]

Who: Faculty and staff with computers running GCN Windows 10 What: Installation of the Windows 10 20H2 update When: Available to install via AppCat on Thursday, May 20, 2020 Deadline to install is Wednesday, September 8, 2021, 5:30 p.m. (earlier installation via Application Catalog is recommended). Microsoft releases major updates to Windows 10 every spring [Read More]

Who: Faculty, staff, and students running Windows 10 What: Microsoft releases a critical patch for Windows 10 and Server 2019 On February 9, 2021, Microsoft released a critical update for Windows 10 to address a severe vulnerability in the Windows operating system. Information Technology Services (ITS) has changed the normal patching schedule for campus computing [Read More]

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]