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IT Newslett for Students - Sep 2016
for StudentsSep 2016

Keeping Your Computer Healthy

Update your antivirus software and scan your computer regularly

As computer viruses and malware are getting more sophisticated and harder to detect, it is important to update your antivirus software to guard your machine effectively. Also, do perform regular virus scanning to ensure your computer is spiffy clean from nasty, malicious programs.


Schedule periodic hard disk clean up

Take 5-15 minutes to clean up your computer to free up some disk space and increase performance efficiency. Make sure to empty the Recycle Bin (Windows) or Trash (Mac OS), as well as clearing up your browser(s) cache and temporary files. You will be surprised how much disk space these unwanted files take up in your hard disk.

Wireless@SG in NP Campus

From 1st Oct 2016, the Wireless@SG hotspots will be available at the following locations:

  • Lien Ying Chow Library (Library Level 4 and 5)
  • CET office (Blk 50 Level 1)
  • Convention Centre (Foyer, Basement, LT68E, and study area)   

After 30th Sept 2016, Wireless@SG hotspots at the following locations will be terminated:

  • The Atrium (Blk 1)
  • Teaching Hub (Blk 56 Level 1)
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System Maintenance

  • NPal2 Services

    Sun

    18 Sep 2016

    9.00am – 4.00pm

All NPal2 services will be unavailable during the maintenance period.

  • Network Maintenance

    Fri

    23 Sep 2016

    6.30pm – 9.00pm

    Mon

    26 Sep 2016

    6.30pm – 9.00pm

    Thu

    29 Sep 2016

    6.30pm – 9.00pm


Intermittent or slow access to the Internet during the maintenance period.



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

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