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Windows 10 Upgrade

Beginning Friday evening, Oct 15, 2021, we will begin upgrading all campus-owned Windows 10 computer operating systems to the latest stable release of Windows 10. The upgrades will be applied to all desktop and laptop computers that are connected using the wired network or connected using secure UCA wireless. Upgrades will be started between 11:00 PM on Friday and 5:00 AM Saturday. We ask that you leave your Windows PC powered on during the weekends beginning Oct 15, 2021. This will make the upgrade process much smoother.
Laptop owners, who have their laptops at home will not have to be concerned about the update beginning while their laptop is at home. Devices connected to VPN will not receive the upgrade; however, when those laptops are brought back to campus and left powered on overnight and with a network cable plugged in, they will receive the update at that time according to the building that the laptop is located in. Laptops that are powered on and connected to the UCA Secure wireless will be upgraded in the 5th group (see below).
The upgrades have been broken down into five groups. There will be two weeks between groups. The final upgrade group is scheduled on Dec 10, 2021. If your PC does not begin an upgrade on Oct 15, it eventually will be. 
 
The update process should take no more than 4 hours to complete. That is starting from the time it begins downloading the update to the point you can log back into the computer should take no more than 4 hours. After logging in after the update the user will see “Hi. Welcome.” as it updates the user profile, adding up to 40 minutes for that initial login.
The five groups are and their scheduled update starts:

1st deployment – Windows 10 version earlier than 1909 – Friday Oct. 15, 2021

Scattered around campus

2nd deployment – Windows 10v1909 – Friday Oct. 29, 2021 (1st and 2nd deployments are active)

Bernard
Buffalo
CCCS
COB
College Square
Estes
Farris Center
Harrin
HPER
Indoor Practice Facility
Laney
Lewis North
Lewis South
Main
McAlister
McCastlain
Police Wireless Encrypted
Prince
Snow
Storm Shelter
Student Health Services
Torreyson West

3rd deployment – Windows 10v1909 – Friday Nov. 12, 2021 (1st, 2nd and 3rd deployments are active)

100 Elizabeth
120 Elizabeth
1951South
Baseball Field
BearHallAthletics
Brewer Hegeman
Child Study Center
Christian Cafeteria
DormFS
Doyne
Housing Warehouse
IT Staff
Math/Tech
Meadors
Physical Plant
Police Department
President’s Home
Reynolds/Central Plant
Schichtl
Speech Pathology
Stanley Russ
Student Center
Thompson
Torreyson
Wingo

4th deployment – Windows 10v1909 – Friday Nov. 26, 2021 (1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th deployments are active)

2125 College
Baseball House -2401 College
BunkerEndUsers
Burdick
IHSB
Irby
IT Workroom
Mashburn
Physical Therapy
Psychology House – 2290 Dave Ward
Soccer House Men – 2210 Dave Ward
Soccer House Women – 2240 Dave Ward
South Sports Fields / Softball Complex

5th deployment – Windows 10v1909 All remaining – Friday Dec. 10, 2021 (1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th deployments are active)

UCA Secure wireless