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Center for Law and Computers

Headlines for the Week of November 2, 2009

A message from the CLC department:

To assure your experience at Chicago-Kent College of Law is a positive one, the Center for Law and Computers is available to assist you with your computer and technical questions and concerns. You can reach a member of our staff by calling (312) 906-5300 (6-5300 house phones)
or sending an email to We are located in suite 540 if you would like to stop by our offices.

Time Change - CST

Did you change your clocks on on Sunday, Novemebr 1, 2009 at 2:00 AM?  We are now back to Central Standard Time.  If you need help in adjusting your computer clock, please contact us via email.

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SofTest Compatibility with Windows 7

As of October 30, 2009 ExamSoft has certified the SofTest exam-taking program for use with Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system.  The required networking functionality for computer-delivered exams at Chicago-Kent requires either Windows 7 Professional edition or Windows 7 Ultimate edition.  Both 32-bit and 64-bit editions of Windows 7 have been certified as being compatible with SofTest.

Please note that the SofTest program will not function for exams at Chicago-Kent if the program is running within any form of a virtualized operating system.  This includes the Windows XP Mode functionality of Windows 7.

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CLC loaner laptops for students must be returned by November 16th

All CLC loaner laptops issued to students must be returned to the CLC Help Desk by the close of business on Monday, November 16th in order to begin preparing the computers for emergency use during final exams.

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Revised Web Hosting Policies

Chicago-Kent has revised its policies for web hosting.  Chicago-Kent’s web hosting policies can be viewed online at

Web pages and multimedia must conform to the file naming conventions as outlined here,

Requests to store multimedia on any Chicago-Kent server must be pre-approved.  A form for requesting storage space can be found on the CLC’s web site at

Failure to follow these new policies will result in web pages and/or multimedia being removed from the server without notification.

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Reminder: Apple Computer Support & Services Documents

The CLC has created support & services documents for configuring Apple computers to the following resources (Wireless, Folder Shares, Printers & Mail). Follow the links below for a basic guide to assist you with various options available to Apple users.


For questions or concerns, please contact the CLC help desk at or 312.906.5300.

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Network Maintenance Schedule

Chicago-Kent's Internet Service Provider (Illinois Century Network) backbone maintenance window is on Fridays from 2:00am - 7:00am.  During this maintenance window it is possible that the Downtown Campus building may experience intermittent Internet connectivity.

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Latest McAfee DAT file as of 10/29/2009 is sdat5785


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