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Zoom Ending Support for versions older than 5.8.6

Under Zoom’s Quarterly Lifecycle Policy for software, support for client versions older than 5.8.6 will end on November 5, 2022. Starting on that date, if you’re running a Zoom version older than 5.8.6, you’ll be prompted to update before you can join meetings. If you’re unable to immediately update, you’ll be provided the option to […]

Chrome Users: Switch to Zoom PWA Soon

If you’re using a Chromebook to participate in Zoom meetings, you’ll need to switch to the Zoom progressive web application (PWA) soon. In August, Zoom officially ended support for their Chrome OS App. On November 5, the app will no longer be searchable in the Chrome Web Store.  Starting in January, whenever Chrome OS users click Zoom links, the PWA will automatically launch, instead of the […]

A Note About “App” Notifications

Today, some VCU users received an e-mail notification about the availability of the “Box” app for Zoom. If that includes you, the message may have led to some confusion. Box is a Cloud-based content management application that can, in fact, be integrated with VCU Zoom, but it requires users to have a paid Box account. […]