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  • Xming X Server for Windows Replaced with Cygwin

    December 17th, 2019
    Xming X Server for Windows was a free download product with the latest public domain release in 2016. The 2019 versions now require payment. Cygwin is a large collection of GNU and Open Source tools which provide functionality similar to a Linux distribution on Windows.Read More
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Support Ends January 14, 2020 – Upgrade to Windows 10

    December 9th, 2019
    Microsoft is ending support for the Windows 7 operating system Tuesday, January 14, 2020. They will no longer provide new security updates, software updates, or technical support.   IMPACTS TO YOU Malware and viruses: After January 14, Windows 7 computers will be more susceptible to attack. Although antivirus software will continue to prevent some malicious activity, Microsoft's security updates provide an essential line of defense. Software and devices not working: Application and hardware manufacturers will continue to upgrade for more recent versions of Windows. Over time, Windows 7 machin...Read More
  • MS Project and MS Visio Deactivation January 6, 2020 of Previous License Key Versions

    December 2nd, 2019
    Older versions of MS Project and MS Visio acquired with a license download key from UA Bookstores will be deactivated January 6th, 2020 which means you will not be able to access the software.  The Microsoft Campus Agreement this year is operating under a new cost model. As part of that agreement we have lost rights to older versions of the MS Project and MS Visio software. Any versions of MS Project and MS Visio that are not the 2019 online versions are out of compliance.  Get ahead of this deadline: Uninstall the older version(s) and request your free 2019 Project and/or Visio online license...Read More
  • Windows 10 for Education Now Available to Students at No Cost

    September 5th, 2019
    Windows 10 for Education Now Available to Students at No Cost Go to: https://arizona.onthehub.com Login with your NetID and password Find Windows 10 > Click on it Add to Cart Note: If you currently have a Windows 7 Operating System please read the important information below regarding end of support effective January 14, 2020 and what you need to do. Microsoft Windows 7 Support Ends January 14, 2020 – Upgrade to Windows 10 Potential Risks - How does this affect you? After January 14, 2020 Windows 7 computers will be more susceptible to malware and viruses since Microsoft will no longer ad...Read More
  • Microsoft Windows 7 End Of Life Coming January 2020

    August 20th, 2019
    Every Windows product has a lifecycle and that lifecycle ends when it no longer receives security updates or fixes, software updates, and/or technical support. On Jan. 14, 2020 Microsoft will discontinue support for the Windows 7 Operating System. Without security patches these systems will be easy targets for hackers, malware, and viruses. Campus policy requires that devices connected to the network run software for which security patches are made available - and installed - in a timely fashion. After support ends, Windows 7 will no longer be in compliance with campus policy. Stay tuned as mo...Read More

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