Windows 8- Enterprise Deployment

The process of deploying Windows 8 through UVM’s Lite-Touch imaging server looks almost identical to the steps followed to provision Windows 7 on computers purchased or imaged by UVM. Instructions for Deploying Windows 8: After F12 booting the computer to the network, select the correct starting OS version from the Lite-Touch High-Volume Deployment suite options. You […]

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Windows 8 – Backing up files with File History

Windows 8 –using the built in back up options Windows 8, the current version of the Microsoft Windows operating system, comes with two separate backup options. These are Windows File History and Windows Backup & Restore, and each functions slightly differently. This walkthrough is for Windows File History, a built-in application which takes regular snapshots […]

Downloading WinSCP and Accessing your UVM Zoo Files: Windows only*

How to download, and install WinSCP.

The program WinSCP is used to access your UVM Zoo files and folders.

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Windows 8 Recovery Options

Abstract: This article describes the various recovery options for troubleshooting and repairing issues on computers running Windows 8. Upon the first login, there are no prompts for the user to create recovery media or restore points in Windows 8. The following steps detail the process of creating a bootable recovery drive on a USB storage […]

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About Microsoft Windows 8: from the UVM Campus Presentation

Windows 8 Campus Presentation 10/17/12): Summary: Windows 8 is Windows 7 at its core, but implements a new user interface. The presentation focused mainly on Win8’s strong implementation of touch controls and the emphasis on the use of tablets. See below for some bullet points from the presentation: >Locksreen: Displays useful information such as amount […]

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System Restore

A guide to using System Restore in Windows.

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Downloading and installing Oracle Calendar: Windows

How to download and install Oracle Calendar on a Windows computer.

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Installing ESET NOD32: Windows Only*

How to download and install ESET NOD32 Antivirus for Windows

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Installing MS Office 2010/2013 over the network: Windows

Learn how to install Microsoft Office 2010/2013 on authorized UVM computers from the EES folder (formerly MCA)

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