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Information Technology Services (ITS) continues to install Windows 7 on college-owned computers and requires that individuals '''do not''' install Windows 10 if they are prompted to do so on a college-owned machineMembers of ITS are beginning tests of commonly-used campus resources using Windows 10; this page will be updated as results are determined.
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Information Technology Services (ITS) began installing Windows 10 on college-owned computers in February 2017It is currently the recommended and supported operating system.
  
 
As with all operating system upgrades, there are potential issues of compatibility with applications and services. If you have a question as to whether an application you are using will be compatible with Windows 10, please check with the Helpdesk or with the application vendor.
 
As with all operating system upgrades, there are potential issues of compatibility with applications and services. If you have a question as to whether an application you are using will be compatible with Windows 10, please check with the Helpdesk or with the application vendor.
  
 
=== Current Known Issues & Areas of Concern ===
 
=== Current Known Issues & Areas of Concern ===
* Drivers are not yet available for many devices, such as printers, scanners, cameras, video cards, and mobile devices.  Without drivers, the hardware you connect to your computer won't work properly.
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* Drivers may not be available for older devices, such as printers, scanners, cameras, video cards, and mobile devices.  Without drivers, the hardware you connect to your computer won't work properly.
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* Windows 10 '''Enterprise''' version is necessary for security and management features required for college computers.  If you have a college-owned computer running Windows 7 that you would like to upgrade to Windows 10, please contact the Helpdesk so we can ensure you obtain the proper version.
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* SMB1 is no longer installed as part of Windows 10 OS.  This effects connections to Midd-Unix.
 
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* Windows 10 Enterprise version is required for security and management features required for college computers.  (Upgrading the Windows 7 Pro OS installed on college computers will provide Windows 10 Pro, not Enterprise)
 
  
=== Resolved Issues ===
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=== Recommended Viewing ===
* Windows 10 computers may require a different version of our Junos Pulse Secure software used for VPN. Refer to [http://go.middlebury.edu/vpn http://go/vpn] for details.
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Short on time?  Here are a few select lynda videos to target your efforts:
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* [https://www.lynda.com/Windows-tutorials/Customize-Start-menu-taskbar/756280/797339-4.html?org=middlebury.edu Customize the Start Menu and taskbar] [4 min]
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* [https://www.lynda.com/Windows-tutorials/Adjust-system-settings/756280/797330-4.html?org=middlebury.edu Adjust system settings] (5 min)
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* [https://www.lynda.com/Windows-tutorials/Use-important-controls-set-up-File-Explorer/756280/797348-4.html?org=middlebury.edu Use important controls to set up File Explorer] (4 min 51s)
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* [https://www.lynda.com/Windows-tutorials/Work-notifications-Action-Center/756280/797380-4.html?org=middlebury.edu Work with Notifications and the Action Center] (5 min 6s)
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* [https://www.lynda.com/Windows-tutorials/Managing-several-desktops-using-Task-view/511295/518827-4.html?org=middlebury.edu Managing several desktops using Task View] (5 min 55s)
 
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=== Learning Resources ===
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=== Lynda.com Learning Resources ===
* [http://www.lynda.com/Windows-tutorials/Windows-10-New-Features/380386-2.html?org=middlebury.edu Windows 10 New Features] (only 40 minutes!)
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'''The latest...'''
* [http://www.lynda.com/Windows-tutorials/Windows-10-Essential-Training/379064-2.html?org=middlebury.edu Windows 10 Essential Training]
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* [https://www.lynda.com/Windows-tutorials/Windows-10-October-2018-Update-New-Features/756281-2.html?org=middlebury.edu Windows 10 October 2018 Update New Features] (35 min)
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* [https://www.lynda.com/Windows-tutorials/Windows-10-October-2018-Update-Essential-Training/756280-2.html?org=middlebury.edu Windows 10 October 2018 Update Essential Training] (4 hrs 42 min)
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New Features from past updates...
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* [https://www.lynda.com/Windows-tutorials/Windows-10-April-2018-Update-New-Features/688514-2.html?org=middlebury.edu Windows 10 April 2018 Update New Features] (38 min) 
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* [https://www.lynda.com/Windows-tutorials/Windows-10-Anniversary-Update-New-Features/497765-2.html?org=middlebury.edu Windows 10 Anniversary Update New Features] (1 hr 9 min)
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Other resources...
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* [https://www.lynda.com/Windows-tutorials/Organizing-Files-Folders-Windows-10/512734-2.html?org=middlebury.edu Organizing Files and Folders in Windows 10] (1 hr 41 min)
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* [http://www.lynda.com/Windows-tutorials/Computer-Literacy-Windows-10/449032-2.html?org=middlebury.edu Computer Literacy with Windows 10] -  for complete beginners (2 hrs 6 min)
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* [http://www.lynda.com/Windows-tutorials/Windows-10-Tips-Tricks/417146-2.html?org=middlebury.edu Windows 10 Tips and Tricks] - intermediate level (1 hr 29 min)
  
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last updated 01/15/16 -- use '''go/win10''' to visit again, easily
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last updated 2/5/19 -- use '''[http://go.middlebury.edu/win10 http://go/win10/]''' to visit again, easily
  
 
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[[Category:Windows]]

Latest revision as of 12:06, 5 February 2019

Information Technology Services (ITS) began installing Windows 10 on college-owned computers in February 2017. It is currently the recommended and supported operating system.

As with all operating system upgrades, there are potential issues of compatibility with applications and services. If you have a question as to whether an application you are using will be compatible with Windows 10, please check with the Helpdesk or with the application vendor.

Current Known Issues & Areas of Concern

  • Drivers may not be available for older devices, such as printers, scanners, cameras, video cards, and mobile devices. Without drivers, the hardware you connect to your computer won't work properly.
  • Windows 10 Enterprise version is necessary for security and management features required for college computers. If you have a college-owned computer running Windows 7 that you would like to upgrade to Windows 10, please contact the Helpdesk so we can ensure you obtain the proper version.
  • SMB1 is no longer installed as part of Windows 10 OS. This effects connections to Midd-Unix.


Recommended Viewing

Short on time? Here are a few select lynda videos to target your efforts:


Lynda.com Learning Resources

The latest...


New Features from past updates...


Other resources...



last updated 2/5/19 -- use http://go/win10/ to visit again, easily

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