[Faccus] Microsoft Outlook signature backup - February 23

Darren Bondy darren.bondy at uwaterloo.ca
Thu Feb 23 09:41:46 EST 2017


What is happening? IST is creating a backup of your Microsoft Outlook signatures on your "N:\" drive (also called: homedrive)
When is this happening? Thursday, February 23 at 3:00 p.m.
Why is this happening? When a PC is rebuilt, or Office 2013 is removed and Office 2016 installed, a client's personal Microsoft Outlook signature files are not migrated. Since many have signature files they rely on, it was felt an automated backup should be done, so the client doesn't have to do this themselves.
Additional information:  A copy of all personal signature files will be copied to  the "N:" drive  under a directory called "N:\Signatures.username.computername", where the "username" is replaced with your logon id, and "computername" is replaced with the name of your computer. Once the policy is applied, this will happen every time you logout.
 Questions or concerns? Please contact the IST Service Desk, helpdesk at uwaterloo.ca<mailto:helpdesk at uwaterloo.ca> or ext. 44357.
Recipients of this message: isthd, ist-staff, admin-support, faccus


Darren Bondy
Information Systems and Technology
(519)888-4567 x49525
University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON

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