Marmot IT Services - Managed Laptop Guide

Marmot Managed Laptop Guidelines

Maintenance Schedule:

  • Laptops should be left on and plugged into power at least once a week for both “Software Updates” and “Windows Updates”. You should pick a set, either Tuesday, Wednesday or Saturday, Sunday.
  • Once laptops are plugged into power and turned on, their lids can be closed.

  • Staff need to make certain the laptop is connected to the internet (either wired or wirelessly) to get the updates.

Software Updates: Scheduled Wednesday and Sunday nights.

Software List:

  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Google Chrome
  • VLC Media Viewer
  • Audacity
  • iTunes
  • Adobe Flash Player
  • Java
  • Adobe AIR
  • Adobe Shockwave
  • Google Picasa
  • Adobe Reader DC
  • Google Earth

Windows Updates: Scheduled Tuesday and Saturday nights.

Security and Critical updates for the computer operating system, as well as Microsoft Office products.