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Archive – September 2008

On Tuesday, October 21, the IMAP WebMail program was replaced by a new, updated program. The new WebMail replaces the old WebMail and is accessible from the Princeton home page WebMail links or directly at The new IMAP WebMail offers the following features: attractive and easy to use graphical interface enhanced sorting and searching improved organization of messages into folders The old IMAP WebMail will continue to be available u
On Wednesday, October 1, Microsoft operating system upgrades (called Service Packs) will be distributed to all student Windows Vista and XP computers that do not already have them. These upgrades are necessary to increase Microsoft Windows operating system security. Students with computers that need these service packs have been notified by e-mail. OIT recommends that on Wednesday evening, you log off but leave your computer on and plugged in. This will allow the installation to run autom
Several of OIT's academic support services have found a new home in the Frank Gehry-designed Lewis Science Library. Please see the websites indicated for details of location and service hours. New Media Center (NMC) The New Media Center, with its state-of-the-art multimedia Mac and PC laboratory of the latest hardware, software and audio/video equipment, provides instruction and one-on-one assistance for digital media creation, color printing, a/v capture and editing, photo scanning
Representatives from OIT will be on hand to talk to you about the many IT resources and support services that are available to you as a member of the University community. The OIT Help Desk, SCI, Princeton Software, TigerTV, and Telephone Services programs will be there. Stop by to learn more, sign up for special programs, or get answers to any IT questions you may have.
OIT’s Residential Computing Consultants (RCCs) will be visiting the residential college dorms during the first full week of classes. If you would like help with registering for Dormnet, or any other IT questions you may have, be in your room the evening the RCCs are scheduled to visit your dorm. The event is from 7:30 p.m. to midnight on the designated dates below. Wilson/Forbes - Sunday, Sept 14 Rocky -  Monday, Sept 15 Mathey - Tuesday, Sept 16 Butler/Wh
There have been reports that some students are having problems using SCORE. If you experience difficulty using the system, clearing the cache on your web browser should correct the problem. To do this, follow the instructions in the OIT KnowledgeBase solution If you continue to have problems, please call the OIT Help Desk at 609-258-4357(HELP).
OIT staff will be available at numerous times and locations throughout Orientation Week to help students with Princeton's information technology resources. OIT will be present at Residential College Move-in, at Freshman and Graduate Sign-in, and at the Frist Campus Center Open House on Wednesday, Sept. 10. OIT support services at Frist will provide extended hours at the Solutions Center, as well as special Tiger TV/network cable pick-up and phone sales booths. All students are welcome