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Archive – March 2007

The OIT Help Desk has added Instant Messaging as yet another way for the University community to reach Help Desk support staff. The pilot service is available Sunday through Thursday evenings, 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. To use the service, message PU8HELP from AOL Instant Messenger (AIM), Yahoo Messenger, or MSN Messenger. Please give it a try!
Microsoft has released Internet Explorer 7, which is available on the Web for download. At this time, OIT is actively exploring the implementation and integration of IE7 at Princeton. Users of non-DeSC Windows machines need to be aware that not all University business applications have been certified with IE7 and, in fact, a small subset of University business applications are known to have incompatibilities. OIT is working to resolve any compliance and performance issues in order to full
On March 1, 2007, Lenovo voluntarily recalled approximately 208,000 9-cell lithium-ion batteries. These batteries were manufactured for use with ThinkPad notebook computers that shipped worldwide between November 2005 and February 2007. Lenovo is currently offering free-of-charge replacement batteries due to two unrelated battery recalls. Lenovo sold the batteries with new ThinkPad notebook computers or as optional or replacement batteries on the models listed below: ThinkPad R60