SENS Windows Application Updates for Departmental Workstations

There is an automated system for updating the following software packages on departmental computers running the Microsoft Windows 7 operating system:

  • Acrobat Reader/Professional
  • Adobe FlashPlayer
  • Java
  • Apple Software
  • Firefox

This update occurs at 5 a.m. in the morning, and will make sure these applications are the currently released versions.

Please refer to this schedule to determine what morning your Department workstation can get these updates. Please note that you should RESTART your computer when you leave the NIGHT BEFORE so that all applications are closed but the computer is powered on and logged off:

  • Tuesday - MAE, CHE, GLY
  • Wednesday - CBE, EAS_DEAN, EE, MTH
  • Thursday - CSEE, MDI, NYSCEDII, PHY
  • Friday - BIO, BME, ISE

In order to get the updates, you need to leave your computer on, but logged off. SENS is recommending you do the following on a regular basis:

  • Monday through Thursday  - RESTART your computer before leaving for home
  • Friday - TURN OFF YOUR COMPUTER