[Faccus] Windows XP: Last week before support ends on April 8, 2014

Heather Wey hawey at uwaterloo.ca
Thu Apr 3 09:00:23 EDT 2014

What is happening? Microsoft support for Windows XP is ending. See: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/end-support-help for more information.

When is this happening? April 8, 2014

What do I need to do? Upgrade or decommission all Windows XP workstations in your area (see Details section below to see if your area is affected).

Please advise your Windows XP clients: After April 8th, Windows XP computers involved in security incidents will be removed from the campus network by Information Security Operations and will remain off the network until the disk is reformatted and a vendor-supported OS is installed.

Questions/concerns? Please contact the IST Service Desk, helpdesk at uwaterloo.ca<mailto:helpdesk at uwaterloo.ca> or ext. 84357.

Recipients of this message: wnag, admin-support, ctsc, iwag, faccus, isthd, ist-staff, esag at engmail


Number of Windows XP workstations in Nexus:

*         703 WXP workstations are registered in Nexus of which 330 have been used within the last 90 days. See:  https://ist.uwaterloo.ca/css/ISTonly/Report-WinXP.html  for details and workstation names.  (If you would like access, please send email to ist-unix at lists.uwaterloo.ca<mailto:ist-unix at lists.uwaterloo.ca> .) The top 20 are:

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Heather Wey
IST Communications
University of Waterloo
519-888-4567 x35878

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