Scheduled Maintenance: Tuesday 18 November

UoD IT will be undertaking a number of minor changes during the scheduled maintenance period 07:00 – 09:00 on Tuesday 18 November 2014.

  • Wireless Service: rollback of software to minimise the number of re-authentications users are experiencing. Please note that this work may extend until 11:00 hours.
  • Outlook: a change to the configuration of Outlook will be made and will aim to reduce the slowness users are experiencing with the Outlook client.

This month’s Windows 7 update release will includes Internet Explorer 11 and an enterprise hotfix patch. These updates will requires a reboot of your PC to complete the installation.

  • IE11: the default for Internet Explorer (IE) on the Staff Desktop will be updated to IE11 (Note: the Student Desktop already uses IE11). This change will take effect on Wednesday 19 November.
  • Desktop performance: a Windows enterprise hotfix rollup patch will be deployed to both Staff and Student desktops. This patch should improve the performance of Windows 7. This change will take effect on Wednesday 19 November.​

If you require more information or assistance please contact the Service Desk.