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IE7 & Firefox 2 Hit The Streets

Microsoft released Internet Explorer 7 last week and Mozilla followed up with their latest release on Tuesday. IE7 can be downloaded from Microsoft’s site and will be included in their Windows automatic monthly updates after November 1. User Services’ Desktop Support group has found that IE7 does not play play nice with Banner but they […]

More Notebook Battery Recalls

Four additional computer companies have announced battery recall programs for certain models of notebook computers. The four companies are Lenovo (Formerly IBM), Fujitsu, Gateway and Sony. Owners of computers from these companies should visit their customer support sites to determine if their computer is affected by these recalls.

Devices Attached To Network Ports Limited

In an effort to enhance network security and allow for better network capacity planning Technology Services networking staff have begun a port security process that will limit the number of devices that can be attached to one network data port. The new VCUnet switch configuration restricts each network data port to a maximum of two […]

Technology Services Seminar: Network Modernization Voice Over IP & Wireless

The new digital IP phones are coming. Learn about two major projects affecting the VCU data network. The ePhones@VCU project presentation and the wireless network presentation each provide a brief overview of the selected solutions, implementation schedules, and potential benefits to the University. Please join Bill Jones and Keith Deane from VCUnet, Technology Services on […]

Common ‘problem’ when viewing sites in Internet Explorer 6 on Dell laptops…

— it turns out that Dell ships the laptops with the resolution set to 120 dpi instead of the usual 96 dpi. Internet Explorer compensates by scaling the text and images. This makes the page look odd and sometimes breaks the layout. Firefox and other browser have no similar problem.

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