Time to Upgrade Your Computer's Operating System

January 29, 2018

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Please DISREGARD if your computer is a:

  • Windows 7 operating system

  • Windows or Mac in Engineering or Housing & Residence Life

  • Mac in CCI or SUAR

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Macs can be upgraded to High Sierra now and Windows 10 computers can be upgraded to version 1703 starting Thursday, February 1, 2018.  You’re encouraged to perform your Mac or Windows upgrade as soon as possible; upgrading is always important for performance and security, but especially due to the recent Meltdown and Spectre security vulnerabilities.,


Mac Computers
To upgrade your Mac to High Sierra, follow this FAQ. Otherwise, the upgrade will get automatically pushed to your computer starting at 5 pm Friday, February 2.


Windows Computers
Starting Thursday, February 1, you can upgrade your Windows to 1703 using this FAQ. Otherwise, the upgrade will get automatically pushed to your computer starting at 5 pm, Friday, March 2.

Other FAQs
Why do I need to upgrade my university Mac to High Sierra?

Why do I need to upgrade my university Windows 10 computer to version 1703?


For any questions, please contact the IT Service Desk at ext. 7-5500 or help.uncc.edu.