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Windows 7 End of Life

Description

Microsoft is ending support for Windows 7 as of January 14, 2020. Microsoft will no longer provide security updates for PC's running Windows 7. Computers that continue to run Windows 7 will become more vulnerable to security risks and viruses. IITS will be upgrading and retrofitting existing operating systems and this must be completed by January. Support materials are available from Microsoft as well as consultations from IITS.

Status

Active

Start and Delivery Dates

01/18/2019 to 01/14/2020

Department/Committee

Undetermined

Status Update

10/21/2019: 325 systems remain on Windows 7. Windows 7 users are being notified by email and requested to schedule an appointment before November 1st in order to complete this maintenance before January 2020.

10/01/2019: A campus notification has been drafted and reviewed and will be sent to the campus to advise of the end of Microsoft support of Windows 7.

Strategic Alignment

Goal #1 – ENSURE AN ADAPTABLE AND SUSTAINABLE TECHNOLOGY ENVIRONMENT

1.1 CSUSM continuously improves, deploying new systems, services, and strategies that improve efficacy and efficiency

Goal #8 – ENSURE PRIVACY AND PROMOTE SECURITY THROUGH TRANSPARENT AND RESPONSIBLE USE OF DATA AND SYSTEMS

8.1 CSUSM values privacy and security, balancing the security of information with appropriate access and compliance.