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Student Announcements

Apr 14 2013
Organization: AIS Computing HelpDesk
Contact: Christopher Wagner (cwagner@nmu.edu)

Hotfix for KB2823324 available on http://it.nmu.edu/downloads

Windows update KB2823324, available on Tuesday, is causing some computers to run Chkdsk when starting up and Kaspersky to display errors. Both Microsoft and Kaspersky are now recommending update KB2823324 be uninstalled. If you are experiencing this problem, please run the "Hotfix for KB2823324" available on the http://it.nmu.edu/downloads website. This hotfix will remove the Windows update KB2823324 from your system.

If you have any questions please contact the HelpDesk.

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NMU will never ask for your password.

If you ever have a question about the status of your NMU account, log into http://myuser.nmu.edu/user to view the account status.

Typically NMU, your bank, your credit cards, Facebook, PayPal, eBay, the IRS, federal and state governments will not ask for any of your personal information via email. When in doubt log into a known good web address for the service to see if the same request is referenced there.

If you have any questions or problems please contact the Computing HelpDesk, 227-2468, HelpDesk@nmu.edu. The Computing HelpDesk is located in the NMU library across from Fieras Dining, LRC116. HelpDesk Hours: Mon-Thu 8am-10pm, Fri 8am-5pm, Sat Closed, Sun 1pm-10pm

To learn how to be safer on the Internet see:

'Choosing and Protecting Passwords'
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/tips/ST04-002.html

'Supplementing Passwords'
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/tips/ST05-012.html

'Staying Safe on Social Network Sites'
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/tips/ST06-003.html

'Avoiding Social Engineering and Phishing Attacks'
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/tips/ST04-014.html

'Protecting Your Privacy'
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/tips/ST04-013.html

HelpDesk@nmu.edu
www.nmu.edu/helpdesk