Update to Java 8 on the Windows 7 Staff Service

We are updating Java on the Windows 7 Staff Service. The version we are deploying is Java 8 Update 66 which has been extensively tested against our corporate applications.

The Schedule for the Rollout is as follows:-
Wed 17th Feb – Support
Fri 19th Feb – External
Tues 23rd Mar – Schools 1
Mon 1st  Mar – Schools 2

A group of user who use applications which are incompatible with Java 8 have been identified and will be excluded from this update until their application have been updated.

For more information and help, contact the IT Service Desk via IT.Services@lboro.ac.uk.