Category: Windows 7

SERVICE: Emergency server patching

SERVICE: Emergency server patching IMPACT: IT will be performing emergency patching on Windows servers to minimize our exposure to the WannaCry ransomware exploit. DATE: Monday, May 15th, 2017. TIME: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM   OVERVIEW: IT will be performing emergency maintenance on College systems during the maintenance window. The applications listed below will experience brief…Continue Reading SERVICE: Emergency server patching

Windows XP – End of Life Reminder

On April 8, 2014, Microsoft and the College of Charleston will officially end all support and security patch distribution for all versions of Windows XP and any older operating systems such as Windows 2000.  After April 8, 2014, there will no longer be any new security updates or support for any of these products. As…Continue Reading Windows XP – End of Life Reminder

Windows 7 Supported by the College of Charleston

College of Charleston’s Information Technology department has exciting news! Windows 7 will soon be deployed to faculty, staff, and classroom PCs across campus. Windows 7 simplifies computer security, making it easier to reduce the risk of damage caused by viruses, spyware, and other malware. Windows 7 also features an improved backup solution to help keep…Continue Reading Windows 7 Supported by the College of Charleston