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Windows 11 will be installed on all WVU computers capable of receiving upgrade

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Information Technology Services will install Windows 11 on all WVU-managed Windows computers that need and can accept the update starting July 9.

This change applies to all WVU campuses, including Health Sciences Center locations. 

This update will download in the background while you are working and won’t disrupt your productivity. You will have up to three days to restart your computer and complete the update after you see the pop-up telling you updates are available. If you do not manually restart your device within that time frame or schedule the restart, the update will be completed overnight.

Microsoft will stop supporting Windows 10 after October 2025, and any devices still using that operating system will no longer get critical security updates. All major WVU systems and services, including SOLE, have been vetted with Windows 11, so no disruption is expected.

If you don’t see the pop-up shortly after July 9, it’s possible that your device cannot be upgraded. Contact your college or department IT support team. Log in with your primary WVU email account to see this content. 

If you work at HSC and don’t see the pop-up, notify your departmental Computer Support Contact that your device cannot be upgraded to Windows 11. If you don’t know who your computer support contact is, log in with your WVU email address and review this article. If you have trouble logging in, call 304-293-4444.