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Windows XP Computers Must Be Upgraded by Sept. 1

Beginning Sept 1, Windows XP and Windows 2000 computers are not allowed on the Lab network. These computers will be immediately blocked from network access. These operating systems cannot be secured, since Microsoft provides no longer provides updates, which makes them increasingly vulnerable to online threats. More>

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  1. Chip Kozy says:

    What about computers that have been “scheduled” for upgrade/replacement but have not yet been taken care of? IT has approved replacement in some cases but they will not meet the Sept. 1 deadline. Are those people cut off (through no fault of their own)?

  2. Sherri Cheeseboro says:

    ‘Cannot’ or ‘can not’?

    Both cannot and can not are acceptable spellings, but the first is much more usual. You would use can not when the ‘not’ forms part of another construction such as ‘not only’. For example:

    These green industries can not only create more jobs, but also promote sustainable development of the land.

  3. Mike Carr says:

    IRT upgrading to windows 7 or 8, Does that include guests that access LBL through the visitor web access portal?

  4. David Robertson says:

    Don’t you mean can *not* be secured?

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