‘Time to Update…’ CategoryPage 2

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

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

Companion Link Upgrade

This applies to staff/faculty who use the program Companion Link to sync their Google Calendar to their Palm PDA. Due to a change at Google, older versions of Companion Link have stopped working. If this is the case for you, please download and install the newest version of Companion Link. http://www.companionlink.com/downloads/updates.html (Click on the CompanionLink […]

E-mail Password Policy

Starting this October 15th, Gustavus Technology Services is requiring that users change their Gustavus e-mail passwords at least once per year. If you have changed your password recently, you do not need to take action at this time. For those of you that received an e-mail from Ethan Sommer on Thursday October 9th regarding your […]

E-mail Password Change

Starting October 15th 2008,  you will be asked to change your Gustavus e-mail password at least once per year. If you haven’t changed your Gustavus e-mail password in the last year. Please take note below. Please assist us in better protecting your Gustavus account and the accounts of other Gustavus users by changing your password […]

Reshall Lab Computers

Microsoft has recently released several Windows updates that need to be installed on all of the machines on campus. The updates can take a while to install so our normal maintenance period is not long enough to install all of the updates. In order to install all of the updates, we are extending the maintenance […]

Daylight Savings Time Changes

Not only is Daylight Savings Time changing our clocks, this year it is changing when we change our clocks. This means that our computers have to change too. All major software vendors have released patches and updates to ensure that the changes in Daylight Savings Time don’t cause us to be late for appointments. Please […]

Gustavus Anti-Virus for Windows Vista

The Gustavus provided Symantec anti-virus is now available for all versions of Windows Vista. This version of Symantec anti-virus will not work on older versions of Windows. Please select the appropriate version when visting the link below. https://greg.gac.edu/download/ (Login Required) If you have any questions, please contact the Technology Helpline.

WebAdvisor Upgrade

Please update your WebAdvisor bookmarks. https://wa.gac.edu/WebAdvisor/WebAdvisor Taken from the Faculty-L this morning from Mary Milbradt, Administrative Information Systems, GTS: The new version of WebAdvisor was primarily a technical revision. All of the same options are still available and function exactly the same. However, there are a few changes you should be aware of: Upon entering […]

Using Windows Vista at Gustavus…

Microsoft’s new operating system, Windows Vista, is upon us – it is scheduled for worldwide retail release today, January 30th. If you happen to buy a PC computer after today, you will have Microsoft Windows Vista instead of Windows XP pre-loaded on your computer. What does this mean for Gustavus users? You will still need […]

Windows Updates

Microsoft released an update yesterday (9/26/2006) that addressed a known vulnerabiltiy with Internet Explorer. The vulnerability could potentially allow malicious code to be executed on a users computer, just by visiting an infected web site with Internet Explorer. For more details, please see ZDNet or Microsoft sites. Gustavus users will be prompted to install the […]