How can I configure my Windows computer to automatically receive Microsoft critical updates?
Description: How can I configure my Windows computer to automatically receive Microsoft critical updates? You have two options. Any Windows user can setup Automatic Updates by My Computer and selecting . Alternatively all faculty, staff, and students running Windows can utilize our on-campus Software Update Services (SUS). For more information on SUS, please visit http://www.unc.edu/itswin/sus.htm.
» Subjects: Microsoft, Software » Tags: Microsoft, software update
Why does the Symantec Anti-Virus LiveUpdate fail or hang on my Mac OSX system?
Description: Effective August 1, 2013, the UNC-Chapel Hill for any antivirus software licensed by Symantec will expire. Symantec will be replaced with antivirus software by Microsoft. Please visit Migration from Symantec to Microsoft and What is the University’s recommended Antivirus software? for more information. Why does the Symantec Anti-Virus LiveUpdate fail or hang on my Mac OSX […]
» Subjects: Antivirus, Security, Software » Tags: antivirus, how-to, security, software failure, software update
What is Windows Update and why should I run it?
Description: The Windows Update (or Microsoft Update) utility is used to keep your Windows-based computer up-to-date with the latest patches. PCs connected to the UNC Network must be up-to-date on critical patches that have been available for 2 months or longer to connect to our network. These updates will close security holes in your computer and […]
» Subjects: Microsoft, Software » Tags: Microsoft Windows, software update, viruses