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The latest developments in device management at Pepperdine, along with relevant informational links and our patch log.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Windows XP Sunset: February Update

Windows XP will no longer be supported by Microsoft after April 8, 2014. Consequently, all university-owned computers running Windows XP need to be upgraded to Windows 7 or else retired from duty as they will not be allowed on Pepperdine’s network after April 8, 2014.

Thanks to all our Pepperdine colleagues who have been upgrading or surplusing their Windows XP computers.  There are only 115 computers at Pepperdine still running XP.  Of those, 69 need to be upgraded to Windows 7 while 46 computers need to be retired as they do not have the resources required to be upgraded.  E-mails were sent on 2/26/14 to the owners of these computers (if they are able to be determined) informing them of the Windows XP sunset program.  If no definitive owner can be determined for a given computer, then technology support personnel will visit the computer and work with attendant staff in sunsetting XP.