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Windows 7 campus upgrade

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Windows 7 campus upgrade

  1. 1.  Operating System Improvements We expect improved log-in speeds Operating System matches student & faculty home machines Microsoft support will not be offered soon It’s just time, Windows 8 coming soon
  2. 2.  Upgraded May 14 - May 29  Academic Departments (faculty & faculty support)  Labs & Classrooms  Reading/Writing Center  Library  DELTA
  3. 3.  Intent is to upgrade Academics & Academic support between semesters Limited windows of opportunity Avoid interrupting instruction mid-term
  4. 4.  Other departments will be upgraded throughout the summer but prior to the Fall semester Department upgrades will be coordinated through department management to best work with the department’s business requirements
  5. 5.  Computers will be upgraded remotely ◦ We will not need to come to your desk They will be upgraded the dates that are advertised ◦ You won’t be contacted right before it happens Groups of computers will be upgraded all at the same time
  6. 6.  Upgrading the operating system this way means that we’re completely re-imaging your computer ◦ All data is removed ◦ All software is removed ◦ There will be changes to your profile ◦ Some older peripheral devices may not work ◦ Some smaller/older software may not work
  7. 7.  We have staffed up in Client Services to support increased requests for help We have tested all software available from the SHSU program installation menu We have tested all hardware devices that we can see on the network We have tested major department-specific software that we know about
  8. 8.  In spite of years of planning, things do happen Remote Support: https://support.shsu.edu Call the Service Desk: 4-HELP 10-Minute Promise for Instruction E-mail: Servicedesk@shsu.edu Check Service Desk Social Media for Updates: ◦ Twitter.com/SHSUServiceDesk ◦ Facebook.com/SHSUServiceDesk ◦ Facebook.com/SHSUMacusers ◦ shsuservicedesk.wordpress.com
  9. 9.  Redirected Roaming Cached
  10. 10.  Redirected ◦ Profile data is stored on the S drive ◦ Profile resets will be less painful ◦ S drive storage capacity increases ◦ Decreased login times across campus Roaming ◦ Your specific profile follows you Cached ◦ Decreased login times in offices
  11. 11.  Your profile will be different ◦ Desktop Background ◦ Software Shortcuts ◦ Bookmarks ◦ Outlook Address Cache
  12. 12. XP profile size = > 100 MB and up to 100 GB
  13. 13. Windows 7 profile size = < 100 MB
  14. 14.  32-bit operating system – Windows XP ◦ Limitations  4GB of RAM  64-bit software will not run 64-bit operating system – Windows 7 ◦ Limitations  16-bit applications  Some 32-bit software may not work ◦ Benefits  More than 4GB of RAM  64- bit applications will be faster  Architecture will be long lasting
  15. 15.  New profile set-up with Windows 7 ◦ Local and network printers ◦ Outlook configures automatically  E-mail not affected by this change  Personal folders (.pst) need to be remapped ◦ Software re-installs  Manually installed  Installed via SHSU Program Installation Menu ◦ Desktop background ◦ Old software shortcuts All managed software may take 24-48 hours to completely install Any data stored on the local computer will be gone
  16. 16.  Labs and Classrooms ◦ Weeks of May 14-29 ◦ Exceptions are being made for mini-mester classes ◦ Hardware upgrades are being scheduled throughout the summer ◦ All upgraded prior to the Fall semester
  17. 17.  Faculty workstations Week of May 15-18 Week of May 21 – 25 AB3 Farrington AB4 CJ CHSS CFS Evans HKC LDB Music MLHB Thomason TEC SHB Counseling Education Dan Rather Coliseum AB1 Field House PAC UTC
  18. 18.  Staff Departments (Non-academic) ◦ Volunteers ◦ Scheduled based on the business needs of the department ◦ To be completed prior to Fall 2012 semester
  19. 19.  Training available now – Sign-up! Technology Tutorials available Remote Support: https://support.shsu.edu Call the Service Desk: 4-HELP E-mail: Servicedesk@shsu.edu Check Service Desk Social Media for Updates: ◦ Twitter.com/SHSUServiceDesk ◦ Facebook.com/SHSUServiceDesk ◦ Facebook.com/SHSUMacusers ◦ shsuservicedesk.wordpress.com

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