New Snip & Sketch Tool Improves Screenshots in Windows 10

Snip & Sketch app iconWhether you’ve used Windows 10 for a while now or just recently upgraded, there are, of course, many changes and improvements with each feature update. One in particular that has stood out for me in my everyday work has been the new Snip & Sketch tool. Let me show you what’s new! Continue reading New Snip & Sketch Tool Improves Screenshots in Windows 10

Windows 7 Still Must Go!

No Windows 7With just weeks until Windows 7 is no longer supported, there are still dozens of University-owned computers that have yet to be updated.  The time has come to upgrade!

Users have the option to self-service your upgrade over the winter break using Ivanti Portal Manager or once they come online in January, we will push the update to the computer. If we are unable to push the update, we will deploy a consultant to do the upgrade manually before the January 14, 2020, deadline.

Instructions for self-service can be found below.

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Windows 7 Must Go!

No Windows 7With less than four months until Windows 7 is no longer supported, there are still approximately 1,000 University-owned computers running this older OS on campus.  Over the next few weeks, we will be working diligently to ensure Windows 10 is installed on all of these SMU devices.  This is not an optional upgrade, and we need your help to ensure all computers are updated in time! Continue reading Windows 7 Must Go!

Support for Windows 7 is Ending – Get Upgraded Now!

Windows 7 LogoAs we mentioned previously, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates or support for PCs running Windows 7 after January 14, 2020. To lessen security risks to the campus infrastructure, all computers connected to the SMU network must be upgraded to Windows 10 before that support ends. To assist with getting updated, OIT has created a few upgrade paths to get users on the latest Windows OS. Continue reading Support for Windows 7 is Ending – Get Upgraded Now!