Update to Wireless Drivers on Windows Services

As part of the ongoing Wireless Refresh project, we are updating wireless drivers on the Windows Services (Windows 7 and 10)  to the latest versions available.

The update takes less than 5 minutes. It can be postponed if the timing is inconvenient to the user.

The rollout schedule is as follows:-

  • Professional Services – Tue 22nd May
  • Schools A-M – Fri 25th May
  • All Windows Service –  Thu 31st May

CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION AND HELP?

Please contact our Service Desk at it.services@lboro.ac.uk for more information.

Updating Windows 10 Images

Windows 10 In-Place Upgrades and Re-imaging Task Sequences will be updated during the Task Sequence at risk period. It is therefore recommended that you do not image or in-place upgrade any machines at this time.

The Microsoft May 2018 Operating Software Updates will be added to the W10 images. This is to ensure that images are secure at the time of installing Windows 10 either via the IPU or reimaging process.

We will inform you when the work has been completed.

TIMESCALE – 17/05/18 – 08:00am-12:30pm

Changes to Windows 10 Task Sequences Friday 11th May 2018

Windows 10 In-Place Upgrades and Re-imaging Task Sequences will be updated during the Task Sequence at risk period. It is therefore recommended that you do not image or in-place upgrade any machines at this time.

In-Place Upgrade

  1. Add up to date wireless drivers to migration driver package
  2. Add DisplayLink graphics software to migation driver package

Imaging

  1. Add up to date wireless drivers package to all laptops
  2. Add DisplayLink graphics driver package to all laptops
  3. Updated Nvidia Graphics Drivers to latest version for Nvidia cards (Brings then into line with Labs 2018 Task Sequence)
  4. Created new driver package for HP EliteBook 8570p with updated Graphics Driver
  5. Edited ModelVar Script to handle rogue NUCs

We will inform you when the work has been completed.

TIMESCALE

11/05/18– 08:00am-09:30am

CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION AND HELP?

Please contact our Service Desk at it.services@lboro.ac.uk for more information.

 

 

Synaptic drivers on Toshiba laptops on Windows Services

In order to complete the update of the Synaptic Touchpad drivers on the Windows Services (Windows 7 and 10), we need to upgrade the drivers on a couple of models of Toshiba laptop. The machines affected are the Satellite Pro A50-C and the Tecra A50-C.

This update will be rolled out on Tuesday 8th May.

This update removes a potential security vulnerability.

CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION AND HELP?

 Please contact our Service Desk at it.services@lboro.ac.uk for more information