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Update to OS X El Capitan (10.11) - All clear with some exceptions

October 29, 2015
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Apple recently released OS X 10.11 El Capitan. In testing, this release has behaved well on the University network but has some compatibility issues with commonly used software, notably Microsoft Office. Microsoft and Apple have recently released patches for this issue.Please ensure both OS X 10.11 and Microsoft Office 2011/2016 are fully patched.  

There are also issues with Examsoft's SofTest. El Capitan also introduces new security features which may cause issues with older software. Please call Technology Help at 612-301-4357 if you have any questions about a specific, mission critical application.

Learn more about the changes El Capitan introduced, and get instructions for updating your computer's operating system on Apple's website.