Changes in IET Computer Rooms


Current Changes

Summer 2017

  • Installed Dell Optiplex 5050 computers with Intel Core i7 3.4GHz processor, 16GB RAM, and 512GB SSD in 73 & 93 Hutchiosn and 2101 SCC (media PCs)
  • Installed Dell Optiplex 3050 computers with Intel Core i5 2.5GHz processor, 8GB RAM, and 256GB SSD in 2101 SCC (open-access PCs) and 246 MU
  • Installed Mac Mini computers with Intel Core i5 2.6GHz processor, 8GB RAM, and 256GB SSD in 90A, 90B, 163 & 182 Shields and 1, 15, 21 & 27 Olson
  • Upgraded the projection systems in 73, 75 and 93 Hutchison. The upgrade consisted of a Crestron touch panel controller, a Crestron digital switcher, a Blu-ray player and both VGA & DVI laptop connections.
  • Upgraded printers in 2101, 2102 & 2103 SCC and 90A, 90B, 163 & 182 Shields to Dell S5830dn printers
  • Upgraded printers in 2020 & 2060 SciLab and 241 & 247 Olson to Dell B5460dn printers
  • Updated software on all PCs:
    • PuTTY 0.69
    • AB Tutor 8.2.1 on instructor's stations
    • Many other small utilities such as Adobe Acrobat Pro, Flash Player, Java, etc.
  • Updated software on all Macs:
    • macOS Sierra (10.12)
    • AB Tutor 8.2.0 on instructor's stations
    • Many other small utilities such as Adobe Acrobat Pro, Flash Player, Java, etc.
  • Upgraded to Matlab R2017a on the open-access PCs
  • Upgraded to R 3.4.1 & RStudio 1.0.153 on the open-access PCs
  • Upgraded to Python 3.6.2 & PyCharm 2017.2.3 on the open-access PCs
  • Upgraded to Stata 15 in 93 Hutchison
  • Upgraded to AutoCAD for Mac 2017 in 2101, 2102 & 2103 SCC

Spring 2017

  • Opened a new computer lab in 246 MU. The lab has 22 computers (seven Macs and fifteen PCs) with both stand-up and sit-down stations. The new lab also has two B&W printers, a color printers, a flatbed scanner and a document scanner.

Spring Break 2017

  • Upgraded software on all Macs & PCs - Firefox, Chrome, Flash Player, Java, etc.
  • Upgraded to Adobe Creative Cloud 2017 in 93 Hutchison
  • Upgraded printers in 102 Wellman to Dell S5830dn printers

Past Changes

Winter Break 2016

  • Upgraded software on all Macs & PCs - Firefox, Chrome, Flash Player, Java, etc.
  • Upgraded Sketchup Pro 2017 in 2101, 2102 and 2103 SCC
  • Upgraded to Adobe Creative Cloud 2017 in 2101, 2102 and 2103 SCC
  • Upgraded to SPSS 24 in 75 Hutchison
  • Upgraded to R 3.3.2 & RStudio 1.0.44 on the open-access PCs

Fall 2016

  • Upgraded to Vectorworks 2017 in 2101, 2012 & 2103 SCC

Summer 2016

  • Installed Dell Optiplex 3040 computers with Intel Core i5 3.2GHz processor, 16GB RAM, 500GB hybrid hard drive, CD-RW & DVD+/-RW optical drive, and 20" widescreen flat panel monitors in 182 Shields & 15 Olson
  • Upgraded the projection systems in 2020 and 2060 SciLab. The upgrade consisted of two large TVs, a Crestron touch panel controller, a Crestron digital switcher, and both VGA & DVI laptop connections
  • Upgraded color printers in 2101, 2102 and 2103 SCC to HP M553dn printers
  • Upgraded printers in 73, 75, 78 and 93 Hutchison to Dell B5460dn printers
  • Replaced the lights and improved the light controls in 2101, 2102 & 2103 SCC
  • Updated software on all PCs:
    • Office 2016
    • AB Tutor 8.1.16 on instructor's stations
    • JAWS 17
    • EndNote X7.5
    • Removed Apple QuickTime since it is no longer supported
    • Chrome 53
    • Firefox 45 ESR
    • Many other small utilities such as Adobe Acrobat Pro, Flash Player, Java, etc.
  • Updated software on all Macs:
    • Office 2016
    • AB Tutor 8.1.16 on instructor's stations
    • EndNote X7.5
    • Chrome 53
    • Firefox 47
    • Many other small utilities such as Adobe Acrobat Pro, Flash Player, Java, etc.
  • Upgraded to Adobe Creative Cloud in 2101, 2102 & 2103 SCC and 93 Hutchison
  • Upgraded to Stata 14.1 in 93 Hutchison
  • Upgraded to Sketchup Pro 2016 in 2101, 2102 and 2103 SCC
  • Upgraded to Matlab R2016a on the open-access PCs
  • Upgraded to R 3.3.1 & RStudio 0.99.903 on the open-access PCs
  • Upgraded to Python 3.5.2 & PyCharm 2016.2 on the open-access PCs

Spring 2016

  • Upgraded color printers in 102 Wellman, 182 Shields, 78 Hutchison and 15 Olson to HP M553dn printers

Spring Break 2016

  • Upgraded printers in 2101, 2012 and 2103 SCC to Dell B5460dn printers
  • Enabled AirDrop on all open-access Macs to allow clients to easily transfer files
  • Upgraded media applications including iMovie, Final Cut Pro X, GarageBand, Logic Pro X
  • Upgraded software on all Macs & PCs - Firefox, Chrome, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Flash Player, Java, etc.

Winter Break 2015

  • Upgraded printers in 90A, 90B and 163 Shields to Dell B5460dn printers.
  • Added a Hovercam document scanner to 182 Shields
  • Added Block Web Sites functionality to AB Tutor
  • Upgraded software on all Macs & PCs - Firefox, Chrome, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Flash Player, Java, etc.

Summer 2015

  • Installed Dell Optiplex 9020 computers with Intel Core i5 3.3GHz processor, 8GB RAM, 500GB hybrid hard drive, CD-RW & DVD+/-RW optical drive, and 20" widescreen flat panel monitors in 102 Wellman & 78 Hutchison
  • Installed Mac Mini computers with Intel Core i5 2.6GHz processor, 8GB RAM, 1TB hard drive and a 20" widescreen flat panel monitors in 241 Olson, 247 Olson, 102 Wellman, 78 Hutchison & open-access Macs in 2101 SCC .
  • Installed 27" Retina iMac computers with Intel quad-core i7 4.0GHz processor, 16GB RAM, and 512GB SSD in the IET Media Lab video editing stations.
  • Installed 21.5" iMac computers with Intel quad-core i7 3.1GHz processor, 16GB RAM, and 512GB SSD in 2102 SCC, 2103 SCC & remaining IET Media Lab stations.
  • Renovated 247 Olson with new furntiure
  • Upgraded to Stata 14.0 in 93 Hutchison
  • Upgraded to R 3.2.2 & R Studio 0.99.465
  • Upgraded to Matlab 2015a
  • Added Audacity 2.0.1 and Handbrake 0.10.1 to all computers
  • Upgraded software on all PCs:
    • Windows 7 64-bit
    • AB Tutor 8.1.8 on instructor's stations
    • Firefox 38 ESR
    • Chrome 44
    • Many other small utilities such as Adobe Acrobat Pro, Flash Player, Java, etc.
  • Upgraded software on all Macs:
    • OS X 10.10 (Yosemite)
    • AB Tutor 8.1.8 on instructor's stations
    • Firefox 40
    • Chrome 44
    • Many other small utilities such as Adobe Acrobat Pro, Flash Player, Java, etc.

Spring 2015

  • Upgraded printers in 182 Shields to Dell B5460dn printers.
  • Added WAP to provide better wireless coverage in 73 & 75 Hutchison

Spring Break 2015

  • Upgraded software on all Macs & PCs:
    • Firefox 36
    • Chrome 41
    • Java 8
    • Many other small utilities such as Flash Player, etc.

Winter 2015

  • Installed Rapid 5080 electronic staplers in all remaining computer classrooms (1, 21 & 27 Olson; 73, 75 & 93 Hutchison; 2102 & 2013 SCC)

Winter Break 2014

  • Added lights to 90A & 90B Shields to improve lighting at front and sides of those rooms
  • Installed Maya 2015 in 2101, 2102 & 2103 SCC
  • Upgraded software on all Macs & PCs:
    • Firefox 34
    • Chrome 39
    • Many other small utilities such as Adobe Acrobat Pro, Flash Player, Java, etc.

Summer 2014

  • Installed Dell Optiplex 9020 computers with Intel Core i5 3.2GHz processor, 8GB RAM, 500GB hybrid hard drive, CD-RW & DVD+/-RW optical drive, and 20" widescreen flat panel monitors in 75 Hutchison, 2020 SciLab and 2060 SciLab
  • Upgraded the projection systems in 241 Olson, 247 Olson, 2102 SCC and 2103 SCC. The upgrade consisted of a Panasonic PT-VW431DU widescreen projector, a Crestron touch panel controller, a Crestron digital switcher, and both VGA & DVI laptop connections.
  • Installed a HP Color LaserJet 3505dn printer in 15 Olson
  • Upgraded to Google Sketchup 2014 Pro in 2101 & 2103 SCC
  • Upgraded to SAS 9.4 in 73 Hutchison
  • Upgraded to R 3.1.0 & R Studio 0.98.507
  • Removed Maya 2008 from 2101 & 2103 SCC
  • Made HoverCam Neo 3 document cameras available for checkout for all computer classrooms
  • Upgraded software on all PCs:
    • Firefox 32
    • Chrome 37
    • WinSCP 5.5.3
    • Any Audio Converter 3.3.8
    • Paint.Net 4.0.3
    • Many other small utilities such as Adobe Acrobat Pro, Flash Player, Java, etc.
  • Upgraded software on all Macs:
    • Firefox 32
    • Chrome 37
    • Many other small utilities such as Adobe Acrobat Pro, Flash Player, Java, etc.

Spring Break 2014

  • Upgraded computers in the Center for Accessible Technologies (163 Shields) to Mac Mini computers with Intel Core i5 2.5GHz processor, 4GB RAM, and 500GB hard drive. We increased the number of computers from four to six and configured 3 as Mac OS X 10.8 & 3 as Windows 7. The Mac Minis no longer dual-boot into Mac OS X and Windows.
  • Upgraded software on all PCs:
    • Firefox 28
    • Chrome 33
    • ClaroRead Plus 6.2.7
    • Any Video Converter 5.5.7
    • Many other small utilities such as Adobe Acrobat Pro, Flash Player, Java, PuTTY, etc.
  • Upgraded software on all Macs:
    • Firefox 28
    • Chrome 33
    • Many other small utilities such as Adobe Acrobat Pro, Flash Player, Java, etc.

Winter Break 2013

  • Opened two new Mac computer classrooms the basement of Shields Library. 90A Shields contains 28 computers and 90B Shields contains 31 computers. Both rooms are equipped with Mac Minis with a Intel Core i5 2.5GHz processor, 4GB RAM, 500GB hard drive & 20" widescreen flat panel monitor; a black and white printer; and projection system with touch screen controller.
    The new classrooms were built to address large waitlists for classes that meet the upper-division writing requirement.
  • Upgraded printers in 102 Wellman to Dell B5460dn printers.
  • Upgraded to SPSS 22 in 75 Hutchison
  • Upgraded software on all PCs:
    • Firefox 26
    • Chrome 31
    • Many other small utilities such as Flash Player, Shockwave, QuickTime, Java, etc.
  • Upgraded software on all Macs:
    • Firefox 26
    • Chrome 31
    • Many other small utilities such as Flash Player, Java, etc.

Fall 2013

  • Moved Memorial Union Computer Room to 102 Wellman. As of November 4th, 2013 IET has relocated the Open Access Computer Room at 177 Memorial Union to 102 Wellman Hall (the first floor lounge). The move kept as much existing lounge space as possible while maintaining the number of computers and printers currently offered in MU.

    This move is to accommodate the upcoming major renovations in Memorial Union. Campus Recreation & Unions asked IET to relocate MU Station computer lab in order to move the Tech Hub to that location. The computer lab will move back to a new location in the MU after the MU renovations are complete in roughly 2015.

Summer 2013

  • Installed Dell Optiplex 3010 computers with Intel Core i5 3.2 GHz processor, 4 GB RAM, 500 GB hard drive, CD-RW & DVD+/-RW optical drive, and 20" widescreen flat panel monitors in 2101 SCC, 73 Hutchison and 93 Hutchison
  • Installed Mac Mini computers with Intel Core i5 2.5GHz processor, 4GB RAM, 500GB hard drive and a 20" widescreen flat panel monitors in 1 Olson, 15 Olson, 21 Olson, 27 Olson, 182 Shields, and the 247 Olson instructor station
  • Upgraded the projection systems in 1, 21 & 27 Olson. The upgrade consisted of a Panasonic PT-VW431DU widescreen projector, a Crestron touch panel controller, a Crestron digital switcher, and both VGA & DVI laptop connections.
  • Added Final Cut Pro X to 2101 SCC Mac 23
  • Added After Effects CS 6 to 2101 SCC Macs 7-10 & 23
  • Upgraded to AB Tutor 7 in all PC computer classrooms
  • Installed a ScanSnap document scanner in 15 Olson
  • Installed a flatbed scanner in 177 MU
  • Upgraded software on all PCs:
    • Office 2013
    • Firefox 23
    • Chrome 29
    • Many other small utilities such as Acrobat Pro, Flash Player, Java, etc.
  • Upgraded software on all Macs:
    • Firefox 23
    • Chrome 29
    • Many other small utilities such as Acrobat Pro, Flash Player, Java, etc.

Spring Break 2013

  • Added Drink Safe Zones at the front of the classroom in 2020 SciLab, 2060 SciLab, 75 Hutchison and 93 Hutchison
  • Upgraded software on all PCs:
    • Firefox 19
    • Chrome 25
    • Internet Explorer 10
    • Many other small utilities such as Acrobat Pro, Flash Player, Java, etc.
  • Upgraded software on all Macs:
    • Firefox 19
    • Chrome 25
    • Many other small utiliites such as Acrobat Pro, Flash Player, Java, etc.

Winter 2013

  • Upgraded to SPSS 21 in 75 Hutchison

Winter Break 2012

  • Upgraded the projection screens in 73 & 93 Hutchison to larger 16x10 ratio screens.
  • Split the front row of lights in 75 Hutchison onto a separate switch. This improved projection since turning off the front row made the projected image easier to see.
  • Installed Logic in 2101 SCC Audio Room
  • Upgraded software on all PCs:
    • Firefox 17
    • Chrome 23
    • JAWS 14
    • Acrobat XI Pro
    • Many other small utiliites such as Flash Player, Java, etc.
  • Upgraded software on all Macs:
    • Firefox 17
    • Chrome 23
    • Acrobat XI Pro
    • Many other small utiliites such as Flash Player, Java, etc.

Fall 2012

  • Upgraded to Vectorworks 2013 in 2101 & 2103 SCC

Summer 2012

  • Closed 1131 Meyer and moved services to 75 Hutchison
  • Installed Dell Optiplex 390 computers with Intel Core i5 3.1 GHz processor, 4 GB RAM, 250 GB hard drive, CD-RW & DVD+/-RW optical drive, and 20" widescreen flat panel monitors in 182 Shields and 15 Olson.
  • Installed HP Color LaserJet 3505dn printers in 182 Shields and 177 MU
  • Upgraded to Adobe Creative Suite 6 in 2101 SCC, 2102 SCC, 2103 SCC, and 93 Hutchison
  • Installed Camtasia 2.1 in 2101 SCC Audio Room and Group Editing Room
  • Upgraded software on all PCs:
    • Firefox 15
    • Chrome 20
    • ClaroRead 6.1.8
    • PuTTY 0.62
    • Snagit 11.0 on instructor PCs
    • Many other small utiliites such as Flash Player, Acrobat X Pro, Java, etc.
  • Upgraded software on all Macs:
    • Firefox 15
    • Chrome 21
    • Safari 5.1.7
    • Snagit 2.0 on instructor Macs
    • Many other small utiliites such as Flash Player, Acrobat X Pro, etc.

Spring 2012

Spring Break 2012

  • Installed waitline display in 2101 SCC to help clients find an available computer.
  • Upgraded software on all PCs:
    • Firefox 11
    • Chrome 17
    • Many other small utiliites such as Flash Player, Java, etc.
  • Upgraded software on all Macs:
    • Firefox 11
    • Chrome 17
    • Safari 5.1.4
    • Many other small utiliites such as Flash Player, etc.
  • Upgraded software on Macs in the IET Media Lab (2101 SCC):
    • Camera Raw 6.6
    • Media Converter 1.2
    • Google Earth 6

Winter 2012

  • Upgraded all Macs to ClaroRead 5.0

Winter Break 2011

  • Moved computer rooms from Hart to the new Student Community Center
  • Upgraded software on all PCs:
    • Firefox 8
    • Chrome 16
    • Windows Movie Maker 6
    • Many other small utiliites such as Acrobat Pro, Java, etc.
  • Upgraded software on all Macs:
    • Firefox 9
    • Chrome 16
    • Safari 5
    • Many other small utiliites such as Apple Remote Desktop, Acrobat Pro, Java, etc.

Fall 2011

  • Upgraded dual-boot Mac Minis in Center for Accessible Technologies to Windows 7, Mac OS X 10.6.8 and the rest of the Summer 2011 upgrdes.

Summer 2011

  • Closed the open-access computer lab in 1154 Meyer
  • Installed Dell Optiplex 790 computers with Intel Core i5 2.4 GHz processor, 4 GB RAM, 250 GB hard drive, CD-RW & DVD+/-RW optical drive, and 20" widescreen flat panel monitors in 177 MU and 75 Hutchison
  • Installed Apple iMac computers with Intel i5 2.4 GHz processor, 4 GB RAM, 500 GB hard drive, CD-RW & DVD+/-RW optical drive, and 21.5" widescreen flat panel in 177 MU, 75 Hutchison, 1101 Hart (open-access area) and 241 Olson
  • Installed Apple iMac computers with Intel i7 Quad-core 2.8GHz processor, 8 GB RAM, 1 TB hard drive, CD-RW & DVD+/-RW optical drive, and 21.5" widescreen flat panel in 1102 Hart
  • Installed Apple MacBook computers with Intel i5 2.3 GHz processor, 4 GB RAM, 320 GB hard drive, CD-RW & DVD+/-RW optical drive, and 13" flat panel in 247 Olson
  • Upgraded software on all PCs:
    • Windows 7
    • Office 2010
    • Acrobat Pro X
    • Firefox 5
    • Chrome 13
    • Microsoft Forefront
    • Many other small utiliites such as Paint.NET, Any Video Converter and Any Audio Converter
  • Upgraded software on all Macs:
    • OS X 10.6.8
    • Office 2011
    • Acrobat Pro X
    • Chrome 13
    • Firefox 5
  • Upgraded to Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 in 1101 Hart, 1102 Hart, 93 Hutchison and 1131 Meyer
  • Upgraded all the remaining computer rooms to Dell 5530dn printers

Spring 2011

  • Installed Dell 5530dn printers in 1101 and 1102 Hart

Spring Break 2011

  • Installed Dell 5530dn printers in 177 MU
  • Upgraded all PCs to Sophos 9.5
  • Upgraded all Macs to Safari 5.0.4
  • Upgraded software on all PCs and Macs:
    • Google Chrome 10.0.648.151
    • Firefox 3.6.15
    • Flash 10.2.152.32

Winter Break 2010

  • Added Epson 4490 flatbed scanner to 75 Hutchison
  • Upgraded to Hitachi CP-SX635 projectors in 2020 SciLab, 73 Hutchison and 93 Hutchison
  • Upgraded Macs in Center for Accessible Technologies to Mac OS X 10.6.5
  • Upgraded software on all PCs:
    • Google Chrome 8.0.552.215
    • Adobe Reader 9.4.1
    • Firefox 3.6.12
    • ClaroRead Plus 5.5
    • JAWS 12
  • Upgraded software on all Macs:
    • Google Chrome 8.0.552.231
    • ClaroRead Standard 4.2
    • Firefox 3.6.12
  • Adobe Acrobat Pro 9.4.1 in 1101 Hart, 1102 Hart, 93 Hutchison, 1131 Meyer and Center for Accessible Technologies
  • Upgraded to Endnote X4 on Macs in 182 Shields, 75 Hutchison, 1 Olson, 15 Olson, 21 Olson, 241 Olson and 247 Olson
  • Added PSPP (SPSS clone) to PCs in 75 Hutchison and 177 MU
  • Dasher 4.1 in Center for Accessible Technologies
  • Click-N-Type virtual keyboard in Center for Accessible Technologies
  • Many more small software updates (Flash, etc.)

Fall 2010

  • Installed ClaroRead Plus 5.5 on PCs in Center for Accessible Technologies
  • Installed ClaroRead Standard 4.2 on Macs in Center for Accessible Technologies
  • Installed Dragon Dictate on Mac #4 in Center for Accessible Technologies

Summer 2010

  • Moved the media functions from 1154 Meyer to 1101 Hart. These functions include digital video editing, the audio room, scanning, and image manipulation.
  • Implemented the Center for Accessible Technologies in 163 Shields. We removed the open-access PCs and replaced the with accessible dual-boot Mac Minis. The furniture was also upgraded to height-adjustable tables.
  • Installed Dell Optiplex GX 780 computers with Intel Core 2 Duo 3.16 GHz processor, 4 GB RAM, 250 GB hard drive, CD-RW & DVD+/-RW optical drive, and 20" widescreen flat panel monitors in 1131 Meyer
  • Converted 1154 Meyer into an Open Access computer lab with 14 Dell Optiplex 745 and 2 Apple iMac computers. Scanners are available on one Mac and two PCs.
  • Installed ScanSnap document scanners in 75 Hutchison and 1154 Meyer
  • Upgraded to Final Cut Studio 3 in 1101 and 1102 Hart
  • Upgraded the audio room in 1101 Hart to Pro Tools 8.0.3
  • Upgraded Macs to Adobe Acrobat Pro 9.3.4 in 1101 and 1102 Hart
  • Installed a microphone for the instructor in 1102 Hart
  • Upgraded software on all PCs:
    • Made Office 2007 applications the default
    • Firefox 3.6.8
    • Acrobat Reader 9.3.4
    • SeaMonkey 2.0.4
    • Flash Player 10.1.82.76
    • Shockwave player 11.5.7.609
    • Quicktime 7.6.6
    • Java 6 update 20
    • AB Tutor Control 6.5
  • Upgraded software on all Macs:
    • Office 12.2.6
    • Firefox 3.6.8
    • Safari 5.0.2
    • Flash Player 10.1.82.76
  • Upgraded media utilities in 1101 and 1102 Hart including VLC, Celtx, etc.
  • Upgraded to Stata 11.1 in 93 Hutchison
  • Installed Endnote X4 on PCs in 182 Shields, 75 Hutchison and 15 Olson
  • Installed Endnote X3 on Macs in 182 Shields, 75 Hutchison, 1 Olson, 15 Olson, 21 Olson, 241 Olson and 247 Olson

Spring Break 2010

  • Upgraded Macs to Adobe Acrobat 9.3.2 in 1102 Hart and 1154 Meyer
  • Upgraded to Google Sketchup 7 in 1102 Hart and 1154 Meyer

Spring Break 2010

  • Replaced instructor's station in 247 Olson with a Mac Mini and 17" flat panel display on a monitor arm.
  • Updated all PCs and Macs to Flash plug-in 10.0.45.2
  • Updated all PCs to Real Alternative 2.0.2
  • Updated all Macs to Office 12.2.4
  • Updated all Macs to Safari 4.0.5
  • Updated all Macs to Firefox 3.6.2
  • Updated Macs to Adobe Acrobat 9.3.1 in 1102 Hart, 1101 Hart scanner stations, and 1154 Meyer

Winter 2010

  • Installed height-adjustable ADA stations in 15 Olson, 177 MU, and 1101 Hart

Winter Break 2009

  • Upgraded all Macs to OS X 10.5.8
  • Upgraded to Safari 4.0.3 on all Macs
  • Upgraded to Firefox 3.5.5 on all computers
  • Many more small software updates (Flash, Shockwave, etc)

Fall 2009

  • Updated printing rate to 11 cents per sheet
  • Implemented Drink Safe Zones in computer rooms to allow clients to safely store food and drinks away from the computers.
  • Installed a height-adjustable ADA station in 1101 Hart.

Summer 2009

  • Moved the Video Library Services from 1101 Hart to Shields Reserves.
  • Reconfigured 163 Shields. CLM removed 9 PCs from 163 Shields and replaced them with 7 VHS/DVD viewing stations and 2 region-free DVD staions. 163 Shields now has 10 PCs, 11 VHS/DVD viewing stations, and 2 region-free DVD staions. The viewing stations support Shields Reserves by allowing clients to view material they checkout.
  • Since the Video Library and AV equipment was removed from Hart CLM reconfigured 1101 Hart. 1101 Hart now has 34 PCs, 9 Macs, and 8 specialized multimedia Macs. This includes 2 PC and 2 Mac scanning stations.
  • Installed Dell Optiplex GX 960 computers with Intel Core Duo 3.16 GHz processor, 4 GB RAM, 250 GB hard drive, CD-RW & DVD+/-RW optical drive, and 19" widescreen flat panel monitors in 1101 Hart, 73 Hutchison, and 93 Hutchison
  • Upgraded all Macs and PCs to Firefox 3.5.2
  • Upgraded all PCs to Internet Explorer 8
  • Upgraded all PCs to Acrobat Reader 9.1.3
  • Installed JAWS (screen reading software) on all PCs
  • Replaced ISO Recorder with CDBurnerXP on all PCs
  • Many more small software updates (Flash, Quicktime, etc.)

Spring Break 2009

  • Removed Teamspot from 1154 Meyer
  • Upgraded to Adobe Creative Suite 4 in 1131 Meyer, 1154 Meyer, 1102 Hart and 93 Hutchison
  • Upgraded to Vectorworks 2009 in 1102 Hart and 1154 Meyer
  • Upgraded all PCs to Firefox 3.0.7

Winter Break 2008

  • Removed Teamspot from 1101 Hart
  • Added three open-access PCs to 1101 Hart
  • Upgraded all Macs to OS X 10.5.6
  • Upgraded to Office 12.1.5 on all Macs
  • Upgraded to Firefox 3.0.4 on all PCs
  • Upgraded to Firefox 3.0.5 on all Macs
  • Upgraded to Safari 3.2.1 on all Macs
  • Upgraded to Flash Player 10 on all Macs and PCs
  • Reduced color printing rate to $1.00 per page, retroactive to Fall 2008.

Fall 2008

  • Installed Office 2007 Save as PDF or XPS plug-in on all PCs

Summer 2008

  • Opened a new open-access computer lab in 182 Shields. 182 Shields has 34 PCs and 4 Mac computers. The rooms is split between 20 quick-access standup stations, 17 sitdown stations, and one height adjustable ADA station.
  • Reconfigured 163 Shields. CLM removed 3 PCs from 163 Shields and added 4 VHS/DVD viewing stations. In addition, the quick-access standup stations were replaced with sitdown stations. 163 Shields now has 19 PCs and 4 VHS/DVD viewing stations. The viewing stations support Shields Reserves by allowing clients to more easily view material they checkout.
  • Installed Dell Optiplex GX 755 computers with Intel Core Duo 3.0 GHz processor, 4 GB RAM, 250 GB hard drive, CD-RW & DVD+/-RW optical drive, and 17" flat panel monitors in 15 Olson and 75 Hutchison
  • Installed Apple iMac computers with Intel Core Duo 2.4GHz processor, 4 GB RAM, 250 GB hard drive, SuperDrive (CD-RW/DVD-RW) and 20" flat panel screen in 1 Olson, 15 Olson, 21 Olson, 27 Olson, and 75 Hutchison
  • Installed Apple Mac Pro towers with two 2.8GHz quad-core Intel Xeon processors, 6GB RAM, 500 GB hard drive, SuperDrive (CD-RW/DVD-RW) and 20" flat panel monitors in 1154 Meyer
  • Upgraded software on PCs
    • Installed Microsoft Office 2007 on all PCs. Office 2003 was left installed and remains the default.
    • Upgraded to Internet Explorer 7
    • Upgraded to Firefox 3.0.1
    • Replaced FilZIP with 7-zip
    • And many more small changes
  • Upgraded software on Macs
    • Upgraded to OS X 10.5.4 (Leopard)
    • Upgraded to Microsoft Office 2008
    • Upgraded to Firefox 3.0.0
    • And many more small changes
  • Moved Apple iMac computers with Intel Core Duo 2.1GHz processor, 2GB RAM, 160GB hard drive, SuperDrive (CD-RW/DVD-RW) and 17" flat panel screen to 1101 Hart to replace older iMac open access stations.
  • Moved Apple iMac computers with 1.8 GHz G5, 1GB RAM, 160GB hard drives, CD-RW/DVD-ROM drives, and 17" widescreen flat panel monitors to 1101 Hart to replace older iMac media stations.
  • Installed HP Color LaserJet 3505dn printers in 1101 Hart, 1102 Hart, and 75 Hutchison. The new printers are configured to allow both double-sided and single-sided printing on either plain or glossy paper. Clients can now release their own color print jobs.
  • Extended the whiteboards in 1, 21 and 241 Olson
  • Installed new tabletops in 75 Hutchison
  • Upgraded Teamspot servers in 1154 Meyer and 1101 Hart to Teamspot 3.2.

Spring 2008

  • Installed Windows XP Service Pack 3 on all PCs
  • Installed Flash Player 9.0.124.0 on all PCs
  • Installed a HP Color LaserJet 3505dn printer in 1154 Meyer. The new printer is configured to allow both double-sided and single-sided printing on either plain or glossy paper.

Winter 2008

Winter Break 2008

  • Reconfigured stations in 1101 Hart. The changes include:
    • Added 3 PC and 6 Mac open access stations. There are now a total of 9 PC and 8 Mac open access stations.
    • Reduced the restricted access Multimedia Mac stations from 18 to 10.
    • Combined tape players into slide projector carrels and reduced total number of media carrels.
    • Created a space to install a Teamspot server. Teamspot will be installed during Winter quarter
  • Installed campus phones in 1, 21, and 27 Olson

Fall 2007

  • Upgraded to Maya 2008 in 1102 Hart and 1154 Meyer
  • Upgraded to Vectorworks 12.5.2 in 1102 Hart and 1154 Meyer

Summer 2007

  • 177 MU Renovated
  • Installed Dell Optiplex GX 745 computers with Intel Core Duo 2.4 GHz processor, 4GB RAM, 160GB hard drive, CD-RW & DVD+/-RW optical drive, and 17" flat panel monitors in 1131 Meyer, 1154 Meyer, 1101 Hart, 177 MU, 2020 SLB, and 2060 SLB
  • Installed Apple Mac Pro towers with two 2.66GHz dual-core Intel Xeon processors, 4GB RAM,500 GB hard drive, SuperDrive (CD-RW/DVD-RW) and 20" flat panel monitors in 1102 Hart
  • Installed Apple iMac computers with Intel Core Duo 2.1GHz processor, 2GB RAM, 160GB hard drive, SuperDrive (CD-RW/DVD-RW) and 17" flat panel screen in 241 Olson, 177 MU, and 75 Hutchison
  • Installed Apple MacBook laptops with Intel Core Duo 2.0GHZ processor, 2GB RAM, 80GB hard drive, CD-RW/CVD-ROM combo drive, and 15" screen in 247 Olson
  • Installed Adobe Creative Suite 3 in 1102 Hart, 93 Hutchison, 1131 Meyer and 1154 Meyer
  • Installed Final Cut Studio 2 in 1102 Hart and 1154 Meyer
  • Installed instructor's station with built-in media cabinet and Smart Panel in 2060 SLB
  • Upgraded to Hitatchi CP-SX1350 projector in 2060 SLB
  • Installed new chairs in 1131 Meyer
  • Installed new printer tables in 2020 SLB, 2060 SLB, and 177 MU
  • Removed floppy drives from all Macs. Floppy drives are not availble by checkout from Computer Room Consultant only
  • Upgraded software on all Macs. The upgrades include:
    • Mac OS X 10.4.10
    • Microsoft Office 11.3.7
    • Flash 9 browser plugin
    • And many other small updates
  • Upgraded software on all PCs. The upgrades include:
    • Replaced Exceed with Xming
    • Replaced Symantec Anti-Virus with Sophos Anti-Virus
    • Upgraded to Firefox 2.0.0.4
    • Upgraded to PuTTY 0.60
    • Upgraded to ISO recorder 2
    • Upgraded to AB Tutor Control 4.5.1
    • Flash 9 browser plugin
    • And many other small updates

Spring 2007

  • Installed Maya 8.5 in 1102 Hart and 1154 Meyer

Spring Break 2007

  • Installed Teamspot in Meyer Media Lab (1154 Meyer)
  • Installed Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Acrobat in 93 Hutchison
  • Installed Macromedia Dreamweaver and Flash in 93 Hutchison
  • Installed 9 Epson Perfection 4490 scanners in 93 Hutchison
  • Installed new Sony HVR-M15U HDV video editing deck Meyer Media Lab (1154 Meyer)
  • Upgraded PCs to Firefox 2.0.0.2
  • Upgraded PCs to Java Runtime 1.5.0_11
  • Installed Final Cut Studio in 1102 Hart
  • Installed new chairs in 1101 and 1102 Hart

Winter 2007

  • Expanded wireless printing destinations to include 163 Shields

Winter Break 2007

  • Expanded wireless printing destinations to 177 MU, 75 Hutchison, 1101 Hart, 15 Olson, 1154 Meyer
  • Moved Computer Room Consultant station from 2020 SLB to 2060 SLB
  • Upgraded Macs to Firefox 2.0.1
  • Upgraded PCs to Firefox 1.5.0.8
  • Installed Office 2007 file format converters on all PCs

Fall 2006

  • Installed new chairs in 177 MU
  • Started Pilot for Wireless Printing in 177 MU and 1101 Hart
  • Installed Wait Line Display in 163 Shields
  • Upgraded to Vectorworks 12.0.1 in 1154 Meyer and 1102 Hart
  • Installed new VHS/DVD combo recorder in 1154 Meyer

Summer 2006

  • Renovated 163 Shields
  • Opened new computer room in 2060 Sciences Lab Building
  • Installed Dell GX620 computers with 3.6GHz Pentium 4, 2 GB RAM, 160 GB hard drives, CD-RW/DVD-ROM drives, and 17" flat panel monitors in 73 & 93 Hutchison and 163 Shields.
  • Installed Print Queue Displays in 177 MU, 75 Hutchison, 1101 Hart, 15 Olson, and 163 Shields
  • Upgraded 241 and 247 Olson to Hitachi CP-X1200 projectors
  • Upgraded 73 and 93 Hutchison to Hitachi CP-X885 projectors
  • Added a PC standup station in 15 Olson
  • Upgraded software on all PCs. The upgrades include:
    • Replaced SecureCRT with PuTTY
    • Replaced SecureFX with WinSCP
    • Firefox 1.5.0.6
    • Adobe Acrobat 7.0.8
    • And many other small updates
  • Upgraded to Apple Remote Desktop 3 in all Mac Computer Classrooms
  • FTP Access to Computer Room Servers Replaced with SFTP
  • Installed ClamAV on all Macs
  • Installed 2 new Sony DSR-11 DV decks in 1154 Meyer
  • Installed jog shuttles on Video Editing stations in 1154 Meyer
  • Installed Final Cut Pro keyboards on Video Editing stations in 1154 Meyer
  • Installed new chairs in 2060 SLB, 1 Olson, and 21 Olson
  • Changed the black and white printing rate to $0.06 per sheet after 60 free sheets.

Spring 2006

  • Installed additional 23" Apple Cinema HD displays to group Video Editing  stations in 1154 Meyer
  • Upgrade to 500GB GRAID external hard drives on Video Editing  stations in 1154 Meyer
  • Installed Toast in 1102 Hart and 1154 Meyer

Spring Break 2006

  • Created a waiting line area in 1101 Hart

Winter 2006

Winter Break 2005

  • Upgraded to Macromedia Dreamweaver 8 and Flash 8 in 1102 Hart, 1154 Meyer, and 1131 Meyer
  • Upgraded Meyer Media Lab Audio Room to Pro Tools and new audio hardware
  • Upgraded all Macs to Mac OSX 10.4.3
  • Upgraded all computers to Firefox 1.5
  • Upgraded to Office 2003 SP2 on all PCs
  • Installed stereo audio into the media systems in 1102 Hart and 1131 Meyer
  • Enabled input of additional languages (including East Asian and complex script) on all PCs
  • Many other small updates (Flash plug-in, QuickTime, Acrobat Reader on PCs, etc)

Fall 2005

  • Added two group Digital Video Editing stations in 1154 Meyer
  • Upgraded to Office 11.2.1 on all Macs
  • Installed a third HP LaserJet 4350dtn printer in 177 MU
  • Installed graphics tablets in 1154 Meyer (Stations #2 and #3 plus 3 for checkout)
  • Installed new DV decks on video editing stations in 1154 Meyer
  • Pilot testing a Rapid 5080 electronic stapler in the MU Station
  • Moved the screen controls in 21 & 27 Olson to be next to the light controls and closer to the instructor's station
  • Added additional whiteboards in 27 Olson

Summer 2005

  • 27 Olson converted to a Macintosh computer classroom
  • Installed Dell GX620 computers with 3.4GHz Pentium 4, 1 GB RAM, 80 GB hard drives, CD-RW/DVD-ROM drives, and 17" flat panel monitors in 15 Olson and 75 Hutchison.
  • Installed Apple iMac computers with 1.8 GHz G5, 1GB RAM, 160GB hard drives, CD-RW/DVD-ROM drives, and 17" widescreen flat panel monitors in 1, 15, 21, & 27 Olson and 1101 Hart.
  • Installed Apple G5 towers with dual 2.3 GHz G5, 2GB RAM, 250GB hard drives, CD-RW/DVD+RDL/DVD+-RW drives, and 20" widescreen flat panel monitors in 1154 Meyer.
  • Upgraded 1, 21, & 27 Olson; 1102 Hart; and 1131 Meyer to Hitachi CP-X1200 projectors
  • Upgraded 241 and 247 Olson to Hitachi CP-X885 projectors
  • Upgraded 1, 15, 21, & 27 Olson; 73, 75, & 93 Hutchison; 241 & 247 Olson; 1131 & 1154 Meyer; and163 Shields to HP LaserJet 4350dtn printers
  • Replaced a row of tables in 1101 Hart to allow 2 additional media iMacs to be installed.
  • Upgraded software on all PCs.  The upgrades include:
    • Office 2003
    • Firefox 1.0.4
    • Mozilla 1.7.8
    • Acrobat Reader 7
    • And many other small updates
  • Upgraded software on all Macs.  These upgrade include:
    • OS X 10.4 "Tiger"
    • Office 2004
    • Firefox 1.0.6 (also installed in dock)
  • Installed VNC in 93 Hutchison
  • Installed Final Cut Studio in 1154 Meyer

Spring 2005

  • Installed Audacity in 1131 Meyer

Spring Break 2005

  • Upgraded 1101 and 1102 Hart to HP LaserJet 4350dtn printers
  • Installed Firefox on all the Macs
  • Installed VNC in 1131 Meyer and 2020 SLB

Winter 2005

  • Opened new computer classroom in 2020 SLB
  • Installed Audacity on PCs in 1154 Meyer
  • Upgraded MU Station to HP LaserJet 4350dtn printers
  • Upgraded 21 A-V viewing stations in 1101 Hart to VHS/DVD combo players and 14" Toshiba TVs.
  • Installed VNC in 73 Hutchison

Winter Break 2004

  • Upgraded PCs to Office XP SP3
  • Installed Sketch-Up  in 1102 Hart
  • Installed OpenAFS on PCs to connect to mySpace

Fall 2004

  • No major changes took place

Summer 2004

  • Installed Dell GX270 computers with 3GHz Pentium 4, 1GB RAM, 80GB hard drives, CD-RW/DVD-ROM drives, and 17" flat panel monitors in The Station (177MU), 1101 Hart, 1131 Meyer, and 1154 Meyer.
  • Installed Apple iMac computers with 1 GHz G4, 512MB RAM, 80GB hard drives, CD-RW/DVD-R drives, and 17" widescreen flat panel monitors in The Station (177 MU), 75 Hutchison, and 241 Olson.
  • Installed Apple iBook computers with 1 GHz G4, 512MB RAM, 40GB hard drives, CD-RW/DVD-ROM drives, and 14" monitors in 247 Olson.
  • Installed Apple G5 computers with dual 1.8 GHz G5, 2GB RAM, 160GB hard drives, CD-RW/DVD-R drives, and 17" flat panel monitors in 1102 Hart.
  • Upgraded all PCs to Windows XP Service Pack 2.
  • Upgraded all Macs to Mac OS X 10.3
  • Configured 1131 Meyer as a Multimedia Classroom.  This included installing Adobe Creative Suite, Macromedia Dreamweaver, Macromedia Flash, and 5 flatbed scanners.
  • Added 5 PC standup stations and one printer to 15 Olson
  • Added 2 PC standup stations to 1101 Hart
  • Upgraded MU Station to HP LaserJet 4300dtn printers.
  • Added a second printer in 93 Hutchison.
  • Implemented color printing in 1154 Meyer. The color printing rate is $1.50 per page.
  • Upgraded Adobe Creative Suite, Macromedia Dreamweaver and Macromedia Flash in 1154 Meyer
  • Changed black and white printing rate to $0.05 per sheet after 100 free sheets.
  • There are also numerous small software changes and updates.

Spring  2004

  • Installed Windows XP on 4 PCs in 163 Shields for pilot testing.

Spring Break 2004

  • Installed OS X on Macs in 1102 Hart.  The Macs were configured to dual-boot, so classes could choose to use OS 9 or OS X.

Winter 2004

  • Replaced carpet in 1154 Meyer
  • Replaced 10MB only NAMs 1101 and 1102 Hart with 100MB NAMs

Winter Break 2003

  • Upgraded networking in 1154 Meyer to 100MB
  • Removed Adobe Acrobat browser integration.  We hope this will reduce problems clients have printing PDF files from the web.
  • Removed Euclid (VMS system) from the SecureCRT and SecureFX menus since that system was retired.
  • Installed Mac OS X pilot testing stations in 1154 Meyer

Fall 2003

Summer 2003

  • Upgraded 163 Shields to new Dell Optiplex 270 computers.  Each new computer is equipped with a 2.4GHz Pentium 4 processor, 512MB RAM, 40GB hard drive, CD-RW/DVD combo drive, and 18" flat panel LCD monitor.
  • Upgraded to Internet Explorer 6 SP1 in all PC computer rooms
  • Upgraded to Office XP (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Frontpage) in all PC computer rooms
  • Upgraded to Mozilla 1.4 in all PC computer rooms
  • Upgraded to Mozilla 1.2.1 in all Mac computer rooms
  • Replaced AbsoluteFTP with SecureFX in all PC computer rooms
  • Upgraded most NAMs from 10MB to 100MB.  Only a few NAMs in Hart and 1154 Meyer remain at 10MB.

Spring 2003

  • Upgraded to VectorWorks 10 in 1102 Hart and 1154 Meyer
  • Installed Adobe InDesign 2.02 in 1102 Hart and 1154 Meyer

Spring Break 2003

  • Relocated the SurgeIV computer rooms to Hutchison
    • 75 Hutchison is equipped with 26 Dell computers and 11 iMac computers from 301B and 307 SurgeIV
    • 93 Hutchison is equipped with 33 Dell Optiplex 260 computers with 2.4GHz Pentium 4 processors, 512MB RAM, 20GB hard drives, CD-RW/DVD combo drives, 15" flat panel monitors, and optical mice.
    • 73 Hutchison was converted to a PC classroom. 5 PCs were added to total 36 stations and a projection system was installed.
  • Installed a printer in 1102 Hart. The computers were printing to the printers in 1101 Hart. This change was made at the request of instructors teaching in 1102 Hart.
  • Mozilla was made the default browser on all Macintosh computers

Winter 2003

  • Upgraded all PCs to Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.1
  • Upgraded all PCs to Adobe Postscript Driver 4.5.3
  • Installed 4 DVD players in 1101 Hart

Fall 2002

Summer 2002

  • TB114 computer room moved to Hutchison Hall
  • Installed Dell 1.8GHz Optiplex towers with 512MB RAM, flat-panel screens, 250MB Zip drives, CD-RW drives, and optical mice in 301B and 307 SurgeIV.
  • Installed Dell 1.8GHz Optiplex towers with 512MB RAM, flat-panel screens, 250MB Zip drives, CD-RW drives, and optical mice in 27 Olson.
  • Installed Apple 700MHz iMacs with 512MB of RAM, flat-panel screens, CD-RW/DVD-ROM combo drives, and optical mice in 1101 Hart.
  • Installed Apple 700MHz iMacs with 512MB of RAM, flat-panel screens, CD-RW/DVD-ROM combo drives, and optical mice in 21 Olson.
  • Installed Apple 700MHz iMacs with 512MB of RAM, flat-panel screens, CD-RW/DVD-ROM combo drives, and optical mice in 1 Olson.
  • Replaced projection screen in 1 Olson.
  • Installed second printer in 163 Shields.  This will reduce printing delays for our clients.
  • Upgraded to Adobe Illustrator 10.0, Adobe Photoshop 7.0, Macromedia Dreamweaver MX, and Macromedia Flash MX in 1154 Meyer and 1102 Hart.
  • Replaced Netscape 4.78 with Mozilla 1.1 on both Macs and PCs. Mozilla is the open source replacement for Netscape.
  • Updated all PCs from Quicktime 5 to Quicktime 6.
  • Updated Macromedia Flash, Shockwave, and Authorware players on all PCs.
  • Updated web-based print queue to provide more detailed print information to clients and to allow them to cancel their print jobs.

Spring Break 2002

Winter 2002

Winter Break 2001

  • Renamed print queues to "Double Sided" and "Single Sided" to clarify how to switch between the two and reduce confusion
  • Installed VNC in 27 Olson
  • Removed SPSS from 301B SurgeIV
  • Upgraded GSView to version 3.6 in all PC rooms

Fall 2001

  • Added 2 VHS stations and romoved 1 UMatic station in 1101 Hart
  • Upgraded to Network Associates VirusScan 4.5.1 in all PC computer rooms
  • Upgraded PCs in TB114 to 192MB or RAM.

Summer 2001

  • Renovated 301A SurgeIV. Changed the layout to be a more effective teaching space. Upgraded electrical and data systems. Also performed minor touch up on walls, floor, and windows.  
  • Completely renovated the walls, electrical conduit and wiring, data wiring, tables, etc. in 1131 Meyer.
  • Installed SmartPanel projection control systems and new Sharp projectors in 1, 21, 27, 241, and 247 Olson
  • Replaced PCs in 1154 Meyer with Dell 1.0GHz Optiplex towers with 256MB of RAM, 17" monitors, 250MB  Zip drives, and optical mice.
  • Installed Dell 1.0GHz Optiplex towers with 256MB of RAM, 17" monitors, 250MB  Zip drives, and optical mice in 1131 Meyer.
  • Installed Apple 500Mz G3 iBooks with 128MB of RAM in 247 Olson.
  • Upgraded The Station (177 MU)
    • Converted 5 Macintosh stations to PC stations
    • Installed Dell 1.0GHz Optiplex towers with 256MB of RAM, 17" monitors, 250MB  Zip drives, and optical mice.
    • Installed Apple 600 MHz iMacs with 128MB of RAM and optical mice.
  • Installed Apple 733 MHz G4 towers with 384MB of RAM, 15" flat panel displays, and optical mice in 1102 Hart. Also installed new flatbed and film/slide scanners.
  • Installed Apple 600 MHz iMacs with 128MB of RAM and optical mice in 301B & 307 SurgeIV.
  • Moved the Dell 266 MHz Optiplex computers from The Station (177 MU) to TB114.
  • Installed duplexers in all printers and made duplex printing the default.
  • Upgraded all the PCs to Windows Millennium Edition
  • Upgraded to Netscape Communicator 4.77 on all PCs.
  • Upgraded to Netscape Communicator 4.78 on all Macs.
  • Upgraded support software (Quicktime 5, Acrobat Reader 5, etc) on all PCs
  • Installed Mac OS 9.1 on all Macs
  • Upgraded to SAS 8.2 in 1131 Meyer and 301A SurgeIV
  • Removed Eudora from all computers
  • Implemented printing rate of $0.05 per sheet after 200 free sheets.

Spring 2001

  • Installed external hard drives on servers in Hart and Meyer to increase the size of the transfer folder.

Winter 2001

  • Upgraded PowerMac G3 towers in 1102 Hart to 160MB of RAM
  • Upgraded iMacs in 1101 Hart to 160MB of RAM
  • Restricted web acces of computers in 1101 Hart to edicational (.edu) web sites.

Winter Break 2001

  • Installed optical mice in 241 Olson
  • Installed optical mice on Macs in The Station (177 MU)
  • Removed Statview 5.01 from 27 Olson and 301B SurgeIV

Fall 2000

  • Upgraded to Netscape Communicator 4.76 in all PC rooms
  • Upgraded to Adobe Postscript Driver 4.41 in all PC rooms
  • Upgraded to Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.05 in all PC rooms

Summer 2000

Spring Quarter 2000

  • Opened a new open access lab in 307 SurgeIV with 10 PC and 7 Mac stations
  • Installed Internet Explorer 5.0 in 1154 Meyer
  • Installed Mac OS 9 in all Mac Open Access Labs (The Station, TB114, 301B and 307 SurgeIV) and 1101 Hart.
  • Installed Network Associates VirusScan 4.5.0 in all PC computer rooms and Network Associates Virex 6.1 in all Mac computer rooms. The campus license for Norton AntiVirus expired and was replaced with Network Associates.
  • Removed Exceed from all PC rooms due to licensing restrictions. Click for more info

Winter 2000

  • Installed SmartPanel projection control systems and new Sharp projectors in 1131 Meyer and 1102 Hart.

Winter Break 2000

  • Configured Word 97 and Excel 97 on the PC, and Word 98 and Excel 98 on the Mac to default save in their native formats. (They were configured to save in previous formats to aid the transition from older versions.)
  • Upgraded to SAS 7.0 in 301A SurgeIV and 1131 Meyer
  • Upgraded to Illustrator 8.0 in 1154 Meyer

Fall 1999

  • Upgraded to AbsoluteFTP 1.6 in all PC rooms

Summer 1999

  • Opened a new computer classroom in 1 Olson. The room is equiped with 31 iMac computers.
  • Upgraded TB114 with Digital 5120 PCs from 27 Olson. Also renovated the room with a new layout and furniture.
  • Upgraded 21 Olson with Apple iMac computers with 96MB of RAM. Also installed new furniture and a printer.
  • Upgraded 27 Olson with Dell Optiplex GX1 computers with 128MB of RAM. Also installed new furniture and a printer.
  • Closed the Mac classroom in 307 SurgeIV. 307 SurgeIV will open as an Open Access computer lab during Fall 1999.
  • Upgraded all Mac rooms to Mac OS 8.5.1
  • Upgraded to Office 97 SR-2 in all PC rooms
  • Upgraded to Netscape 4.61 in all Mac and PC rooms
  • Upgraded to CRT 2.4 in all PC rooms
  • Upgraded to Eudora 4.2 in all Mac and PC rooms
  • Upgraded to Fetch 3.0.3 in all Mac rooms
  • Installed AbsoluteFTP 1.5 in all PC rooms
  • Installed Stuffit Expander 5.0 in all PC rooms to replace Stuffit Expander 1.0 and PowerZip
  • Upgraded to Stuffit Expander 5.1 in all Mac rooms
  • Upgraded to Exceed 6.1 in all PC rooms
  • Installed Photoshop 5.0 on the PCs in 1131 Meyer and the New Media Lab in 1154 Meyer.
  • Installed Astound 6.0 on the PCs in 1154 Meyer

Spring 1999

  • Installed Statview 5.01 in 301B SurgeIV
  • Installed IntelliMouse software support on PCs in The Station, 301A SurgeIV, 301B SurgeIV, 163 Shields, 1131 Meyer, and 1154 Meyer
  • Installed Norton AntiVirus 5.01 in all Mac and PC rooms
  • Installed Adobe Acrobat Reader 4 in all PC rooms

Spring Break 1999

  • Installed Internet Explorer 4.5 in all Mac rooms

Winter 1999

Fall 1998

  • Installed Abobe Illustrator 7.01 on the PCs in 1154 Meyer Hall

Summer 1998

  • Opened The Station (located in 177 MU), a new open access computer lab with Dell OptiPlex GXa and Apple PowerMac G3 computers.
  • Upgraded to PowerMac G3 with 96 MB of RAM in 1102 Hart Classroom
  • Installed 5 HP ScanJet scanners and 1 slide scanner in 1102 Hart
  • Upgraded to Dell OptiPlex GXa PCs with 64 MB RAM in 1131 Meyer PC Classroom
  • Upgraded to PowerBook G3 notebooks with 64 MB of RAM in 247 Olson Classroom
  • Installed 5 Dell OptiPlex towers with 128 MB RAM and Zip drives in the 1154 Meyer New Media Lab
  • Upgraded TB114 with Digital 575 PC and PowerMac 7600 computers from 1131 Meyer and 1102 Hart
  • Upgraded the facilities in 1101 Hart, 1102 Hart, and 247 Olson with new tables, chairs, and furnishings
  • Installed LitePro projection systems in 301A SurgeIV and 307 SurgeIV
  • Upgraded to MacOS 8.1 in all Mac rooms
  • Upgraded to Office 98 in all Mac rooms
  • Installed Director 6.0 on PCs in 1154 Meyer
  • Upgraded to Eudora Pro 4.0 in all Mac and PC rooms
  • Upgraded to Netscape Communicator 4.06 in all Mac and PC rooms
  • Installed BetterTelnet 1.2 in all Mac rooms
  • Upgraded to WS_FTP LE 4.60 in all PC rooms
  • Upgraded to Fetch 3.03 in all Mac rooms
  • Upgraded to Dr. Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit 7.86 in all Mac and PC rooms
  • Upgraded various Mac and PC utility programs such as compression, media players, etc.

Spring 1998

  • Installed Freehand 8 on the Macs in 1102 Hart Hall and 1154 Meyer Hall
  • Installed Freehand 8 on the PCs in 1154 Meyer Hall
  • Installed Ghostscript 5.10 and GSView 2.5 in all PC rooms
  • Upgraded to Dr. Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit 7.83 in all Mac rooms

Spring Break 1998

  • Installed HP LaserJet 5SiMX printers in 1102 Hart and 163 Shields
  • Installed HP LaserJet 4SiMX printers in 241 Olson, 247 Olson, and 307 SurgeIV
  • Upgraded to Dr. Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit 7.79 in all Mac rooms
  • Upgraded to Netscape Communicator 4.04 in all Mac rooms

Winter 1998

  • Installed PowerPC G3 computers with 96MB of RAM in 1154 Meyer Hall
  • Installed Macromedia Director 6.0 in 1102 Hart Hall and 1154 Meyer Hall
  • Installed Adobe Illustrator 7.0 in 1102 Hart Hall
  • Installed Photoshop 4.0 and PageMaker 6.5 on PCs in in 1131 and 1154 Meyer Hall
  • Installed MetaCreations Infini-D 4.0 (3D Modeling and Animation Software) on three Macintosh computers (#5,6,7) in 1154 Meyer Hall
  • Installed Netscape Communicator 4.04 in all PC rooms
  • Upgraded to Dr. Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit 7.79 in all PC rooms

Winter Break 1998

  • Install NEC projection systems in 1102 Hart and 1131 Meyer.
  • Upgrade to SAS for Windows 6.12 in 1131 Meyer and 301A SurgeIV.
  • Added 3 more computers to 1102 Hart Hall
  • Split the Olson Appletalk zone into "Olson" and "Olson Basement" to improve network performance.

Summer 1997

  • Convert TB114 into general access computer lab. The PowerMac 7100's from 241 Olson and Gateway P5-66's from 301A SurgeIV will be moved to TB114.
  • Upgraded computers:
  • Lab From To
    307 SurgeIV Powerbook 520 PowerMac 6500/225
    301A SurgeIV Gateway P5-66 Gateway P55C-200 (200 MHz Pentium with MMX)
    1101 Hart PowerMac 6100/66 PowerMac 4400/200
    163 Shields Victs 486/66 Gateway P55C-200 (200 MHz Pentium with MMX)
    241 Olson PowerMac 7100/66 PowerMac 4400/200
    247 Olson Powerbook 520 Powerbook 520 with PowerPC CPU upgrade
  • Installed 1 PC Zip drive in 1154 Meyer.
  • Installed 11 Macintosh Zip drives in 1102 Hart and 10 in 1154 Meyer.
  • Installed a new Digital Video Editor, a new Analog Video Editor, and a bulk slide scanner in 1154 Meyer
  • Reconstructed 241 Olson to layout similar to 21 Olson.
  • Upgraded the network in 1131 and 1154 Meyer to switched 10Base-T.
  • Upgraded the network in 301A and 307 SurgeIV to switched 10Base-T.
  • Replaced chalkboard in 247 Olson with a new bulletin board.
  • Upgrade to Office 97 in PC computer rooms.
  • Upgrade Mac rooms to System 8.
  • Installed Netscape Communicator 4.01 in Mac and PC rooms
  • Installed CRT (a telnet application) in the PC rooms
  • Upgraded to Eudora Pro 3.0 in the PC rooms

Spring 1997

  • Upgraded PowerMac 7600s in 1102 Hart to 48 MB

Spring Break 1997

  • Upgraded Digital Venturis 575s in 1131 Meyer to 24MB
  • Upgraded Digital Venturis 590s in 1154 Meyer to 72MB
  • Upgraded Digital Venturis 5120s in 27 Olson to 32MB
  • Upgraded PowerMac 7600s in 1154 Meyer to 64MB
  • Installed Internet Explorer 3.01 in PC Computer Classrooms
  • Converted networking in 1131 Meyer from thinnet to 10Base-T
  • Upgraded 10BaseT hubs in 241 and 247 Olson
  • Improve network wiring between 241 and 247 Olson.
  • Paint 247 Olson

Winter 1997

  • Installed Statview 4.5 in Mac and PC Computer Classrooms
  • Installed Dr. Solomon's Anti-Virus in PC Computer Classrooms

Winter Break 1997

  • Installed ethernet switch in 241 Olson to improve network performance.

Fall 1996

  • Upgraded SAS to SAS 6.11 for Windows
  • Upgraded all PC Computer Classrooms to Windows 95 Service Pack 1
  • Upgraded all Mac Computer Classrooms to System 7.5.5
  • Installed eXceed 5 for Windows 95

Summer 1996

  • Upgrading Operating System to System 7.5.3 in Macintosh Computer Classrooms
  • Installed Netscape 3.0 in all Computer Classrooms
  • Upgraded computers:
  • Lab From To
    1102 Hart Hall PowerMac 7100/66 PowerMac 7600/120
    1154 Meyer Hall PowerMac 7100/66 PowerMac 7600/120
    241 Olson Hall Macintosh SE/30 PowerMac 7100/66
    163 Shields Macintosh IIci 
    Victs 486/25
    AT&T 486/66 from former SSH lab
  • Removed MacIP from Mac Classrooms due to conflicts with new system software
  • Upgraded Macintosh Classrooms in Hart, Meyer and Olson to System 7.5.3
  • Upgraded PC Classroom in Olson, Meyer, Surge, Shields to Windows 95
  • Upgraded Microsoft Office in Macintosh Computer Classrooms to include MS Word 6.0.1 in all Mac Classrooms.
  • Closed Computer Classrooms in 8, 14, and 86 Hutchison Hall
  • Closed Computer Classroom in 233 Social Sciences and Humanities
  • Opened new Computer Classrooms:
  • 21 Olson Hall 27 Olson Hall
    Macintosh PowerPC 7200/90 Digital Venturis 5120

Spring 1996

  • Installed Netscape 2.01 in all labs