Category Archives: 2014 January ITS Newsletter

Time to say goodbye – important technology retirements

Windows XP – retiring April 8, 2014 Microsoft has announced that support for Windows XP will end in 2014. Faculty, staff and labs currently using computers running Windows XP will need to upgrade to Windows 7 by April 8, 2014. The ITS Spring 2014 Windows 7 standard image configuration is available and offers the latest software to […]

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Introducing the Discovery Lab – a space for ideas and innovation

Located on the first floor of Snell Library (by Argo Tea), the Discovery Lab is home to regularly changing exhibitions and events that provoke thought and discussion by showcasing ideas and innovations to those in the Northeastern community. Managed by Information Technology Services, the space is open to anyone who wants to present, exhibit or […]

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New software available – Spring 2014

Since September 2013, both new and the latest versions of software are now available to the Northeastern community in ITS managed labs, on NUnet machines and for local install: Google Chrome You asked for it and now the popular internet browser is available in more locations, including the InfoCommons! PC – All ITS managed lab machines […]

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A back up primer – how to get started

Purchasing a new computer or upgrading an operating system (OS) on a desktop or laptop computer often impacts programs and files you use on your current system. Impact can range from rendering some older applications unusable because they are incompatible with the new OS to completely erasing all files on your computer. If you are getting […]

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Students – did you get a new computer this holiday season?

Don’t worry the ResNet Resource Center (RRC) is ready to help! On January 2, 2014 the RRC officially began providing guaranteed support for students with computers running the latest operating systems – Windows 8.1 and OSX 10.9 Mavericks. Student support is already available for Windows XP*, Vista, 7, and 8, and OSX versions 10.5* and […]

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Windows XP users strongly urged to upgrade to Windows 7 by early 2014

Microsoft has announced that support for Windows XP will end on April 8, 2014. Faculty, staff and labs currently using computers running Windows XP will need to upgrade to Windows 7 by April 8, 2014. The ITS Spring 2014 Windows 7 standard image configuration is available and offers the latest software to the Northeastern community. There are serious […]

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