‘Time to Update…’ Category


This category is designed to help keep up with the never-ending updating of software to keep things secure.


Technology Updates for First Year Students – Antivirus and Software Updates

Before coming to Gustavus, one of the best things you can do for your computer is to run software updates and make sure your antivirus is up to date.  This will make registration on our network faster and easier. Running Updates: From our wiki: On Apple computers: https://gustavus.edu/gts/Software_Update On Windows computers: https://gustavus.edu/gts/Windows_Update Once you have […]

Windows XP official support has ended

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/enterprise/end-of-support.aspx Yesterday, we lost a favorite, Windows XP. Windows XP was first released in October of 2001. Windows XP official support ended yesterday. Windows XP had been supported for 12 years, which by today’s software standards, is a very long time.  With support ending, there will be no more security updates released to patch the […]

OSX Mavericks and iPhone/iPad security issue

UPDATE: Apple has release 10.9.2 that fixes the security issue in OSX Mavericks. Please run software update on your Macintosh and install the 10.9.2 update. If you are running version 10.8, it is not necessary to install Mavericks.   Please be aware that there is a major security issue with the iOS software for iPads, […]

Upgrading to iOS 7

Apple released iOS 7 on Wednesday September 18th which offers a user interface overhaul and many new features including Control Center, iTunes Radio, and a revised multi-tasking interface. iOS 7 is compatible with the iPhone 4 and newer, the 5th generation iPod Touch, and the iPad 2 and newer. The following are a few tips […]

Adobe Acrobat and Flash updates

The newest security updates for Adobe Acrobat and Flash will begin deploying to all Windows machines tonight. These fixes will patch security holes in Adobe Acrobat and Flash. If you have any questions, please contact the Technology Helpline x6111.

Network Registration Requirements for Fall 2010

Hi everybody! In preparation for this upcoming fall move-in for both First Year students and returning students, we would like you to come to campus with an UPDATED computer! This will save you a lot of time when you hook up your computer to the Gustavus network this Fall. If you are bringing an Apple […]

Windows 7 Release

As you may have heard, Windows 7 was released today. Yay! After using the release candidate for some time now, I can tell you that it is very nice. We just wanted to remind everybody of a post we had written in September regarding student pricing. As a student, you can purchase a copy, through […]

Technology Updates

As the summer draws to a close and Gusties start thinking of their return to campus, we wanted to pass along some technology information and updates.  If you have any questions or concerns regarding this information or any other technology needs, please contact the Technology Helpline at helpline@gustavus.edu or 507-933-6111. Printing on Campus To address […]

SciFinder is now web based.

The SciFinder web version is now available. The client version installed on the lab computers will no longer function after April 10th, 2009. The web version of SciFinder can be found at http://gustavus.edu/academics/library/other-databases.html

Classes in Google Calendar

This semester, GTS, will not be pre-populating students’ classes into their Gustavus Google Calendar. Students will need to add their classes manually. Please stop by the Technology Helpline if you need help adding the classes manually to your calendar. helpline@gustavus.edu x6111