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Mac Users - Caution with the Mojave Upgrade

Summary

A new version of the Mac Operating System (10.14 Mojave) has been problematic for various software packages. 

Full Description

Want to upgrade to Mojave? Proceed with caution!A new version of the Mac Operating System (10.14 Mojave) was released on Monday, September 24th. 

Mojave has been problematic for various software packages. Commonly used software packages reporting issues with Mojave include:

  • Skype
  • Office 2011 for MAC
  • Paralells/Virtual Box
  • Some 32-bit apps
  • Various components of older Adobe products (i.e. CS5)

For Virtual Desktop (VDI) users, if you are having issues with the VMware Horizon Client, please download the latest version from vdesktop.wm.edu by clicking on Install VMware Horizon Client.

W&M IT recommends checking for application compatibility issues in macOS Mojave before you upgrade. Inventory and research beforehand which applications on your computer could be problematic.  As always, if you don’t need an application, uninstall it.  And if it is old, upgrade it.

For questions please contact the Technology Support Center at [[support]] or 757-221-4357.