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Supported Operating Systems & Software

The IT Service Desk supports commonly used operating systems and software at The University of Alabama.

Operating Systems

  • Windows 7 and above
  • Macintosh OS 10.6 and above

Software

  • Microsoft Office 2007 and above (Windows)
  • Microsoft Office 2008 and above(Macintosh)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 and above
  • Safarai 10.6 and above
  • Microsoft Outlook 2007 and above (Windows)
  • Microsoft Outlook 2011 (Macintosh)

 

For a complete listing of OIT administered software programs and applications, go to http://oit.ua.edu/oit/services/software-licensing/

 

Security Alerts

February 20th, 2015: OIT is aware of an email based virus infection that seems to be spreading and changing through embedded executables in zip file attachments.  We are working on... Read More

February 10th, 2015: You may have received the email titled: “Document Important. ” (image below) This message contains a malicious attachment labeled: [ doc9218_pdf.zip\doc9218_pdf.scr ]. In most situations,... Read More

January 15th, 2015: Employees beware as there are phishing scams that are trying to steal your pay check through emails. Click here for additional information on how to avoid this... Read More

Scheduled Outages

April 13th, 2015- As we continue the work transitioning all network services to the new campus network,  OIT is implementing a new method to administer and install network printers.  We... Read More

April 9th, 2015- ORACLE PATCH TO BE INSTALLED APR. 19 — The Office of Information Technology announces that the quarterly Oracle patch will be installed Sunday, Apr. 19, from 8... Read More

Known Issues

The Known Issues Page is a checkpoint for our IT partners across campus. The page lists software compatibility issues and known fixes.