Windows Updates – October 2014

wsus-oct-2014The October 2014 Windows Updates were released w/b 20 October 2014.

A YouTube video is available with more information about this update.


Typical download footprint: 28 updates/812MB

Staff Desktop – change to IE default homepage

The Staff Desktop (sometimes known as the Managed Desktop) will be updated on Tuesday 21 October 2014 with the default homepage on Internet Explorer (IE) changing from the University homepage to the new Staff homepage.

This aims to provide staff with quick access to University online tools and resources. Users will still have the ability to change their homepage in IE should they wish. Guidance on changing the IE homepage can be found on Microsoft’s Support webpages at:

If you have any queries about this change please contact the Service Desk.