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2018 Notifications

20180927: New desktop icon

Sep. 27, 2018

What changed Yesterday, we prematurely delivered a new desktop icon as a planned enhancement–please accept our apologies for any surprises this caused. This new desktop icon is named ‘Upgrade Windows to current version’. Depending on screen resolution and font choices on your…

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20180904: Antivirus update within Managed Workstation

Sep. 04, 2018

The antivirus solution and process within Managed Workstation has changed. What and When During the month of August, we slowly replaced the prior Sophos product with an entirely new Sophos product with two components. The new product is called Sophos Intercept X.…

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20180904: MWS Training Room End of Life

Sep. 04, 2018

As of 10/1/2018, the Managed Workstation training room in Roosevelt Commons is no longer available. There is not enough use for us to continue to provide this resource. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. Brian Arkills Managed Workstation service…

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20180712: Managed Workstation to stop supporting Windows 7 on 8/31

Jul. 12, 2018

Managed Workstation will drop OS support for Windows 7 SP1 on 8/31/2018. This will reduce costs and improve security & capabilities, enabling a more useful, up-to-date, functioning workstation. To meet this goal, several steps will be taken: July 19: Begin weekly notifications to customer account…

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20180628: LastPass for Managed Workstation customers

Jun. 28, 2018

Managed Workstation is deploying LastPass Enterprise, a password management system, which is now available on an opt-in basis. What & Why Managed Workstation has purchased LastPass Enterprise for all Managed Workstation users. LastPass helps improve password management practices by: securely storing and…

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