With just a week 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!
Microsoft will be ending support for Windows 7 on January 14, 2020. This means that Continue reading Remaining Windows 7 devices to be upgraded to Windows 10
We’ve mentioned multiple times that Windows 7 will reach its support end-of-life date on January 14, 2020, and we have been making progress on upgrading all of our PCs at SMU to Windows 10.
While that’s good for us on campus, what about our personal computers at home? For those devices, you’re on your own, but here are a few tips for you if you are still running Windows 7 at home and are ready to upgrade.
Continue reading Update Your Personal Computers and Devices Running Windows 7
With 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.
Continue reading Windows 7 Still Must Go!
With 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!
As 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!