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IT Newslett for Students - Aug 2016
for StudentsAug 2016

Free Technical E-Books from Microsoft

Microsoft is offering free e-books download on the Microsoft MSDN blog. E-books ranging from  Windows 10 technical guide to SQL Server introduction are readily available for download at the website. The e-books come in a variety of file formats such as PDF, DOCX, EPUB, and MOBI which allows you to easily access those e-books on your laptop, tablet, or e-reader.

Check out the free Microsoft e-books by clicking HERE.

Difference between Virus & Malware

A virus is a program that is designed to replicate and spread to cause damage to your computer. Malware, on the other hand, is a general term used to refer to a variety of malicious software or programs including viruses, adware, Trojans, spywares, and other forms of hostile programs. In short, virus is a type of malware, but not all malware are computer viruses.

To better protect your PC from the threats of malicious programs, it is important to install antivirus and antimalware programs such as Windows Defender, Avast! Antivirus, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.
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System Maintenance

Sat, 13 Aug 2016, 10am – 6pm

  • Network Maintenance

Slow wireless access to Internet on campus during the maintenance period.

Sat, 27 Aug 2016, 12am – Sun, 28 Aug 2016, 4pm

  • MeL Maintenance

MeL services will be unavailable during the maintenance period.



Please email to Dora.ITCare@np.edu.sg should you require further information or clarification.

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