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Setting up the new browser for Macs, the Secure browser does not cover the
Dock.  It's not in the instructions to hide the Dock?

Instructions include: Disable spaces, fast user switching, launchpad,
mission control


On Thu, Jan 29, 2015 at 9:54 AM, Drescher, Peter <[log in to unmask]
> wrote:

>  The browsers released within the VT Portal are the latest browsers and
> final, (according to AIR) ones for this Spring.  vt.portal.airast.org
>
>  There was no way to know this past summer what was coming.  You having
> 6.3 was all you could do.   The update solves a number of issues that we
> were experiencing with the practice and training tests, so now your schools
> can get back to that.
>
>  The current version on the Windows side is 7.2
>
>  Again.. the Portal above has latest of all OS browsers.
>
>  Peter
>
> Sent from my iPad
>
> On Jan 29, 2015, at 9:42 AM, Amy Hoffman <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>   " AIR has indicated in the trainings that the current browser is good
> for 2014-2015 school year."
>
>  When you say "current"  what version are you referring to?
>
>  Current, on my Windows machines, is v 6.3.  I put it in my image last
> summer so we would "be ready" for testing this spring!
>
>
>
> On Wed, Jan 28, 2015 at 3:17 PM, Drescher, Peter <
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>>  Two things..
>>
>>  1.  Uninstalling older versions of SBAC secure browsers.
>> Recommendation from AIR, and from the state level too is to just follow the
>> documentation steps that are included with each browser on the browser page
>> at the portal:   vt.portal.airast.org
>> Just quickly looking at the Mac and Windows ones.. they both indicate
>> removal of the older version.  Certainly, you have your own local policies
>> on this kind of thing.. but best to not have confusion later on differing
>> versions.
>>
>>  2.  AIR has indicated in the trainings that the current browser is good
>> for 2014-2015 school year. They will not be updating through the assessment
>> window and their preferred timing is to make the secure browser an annual
>> update only.   Their goal is one release a year.  They indicate they cannot
>> always control the various OS vendors, but they are shooting for summer
>> releases of the annual browser update.
>> Bottom line.. this new round of secure browsers are the final ones for
>> this assessment cycle.
>>
>>  Peter
>>
>> Sent from my iPad
>>
>> On Jan 28, 2015, at 12:56 PM, Keith Puffer <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>
>>   Reading through the documentation regarding the installation of the
>> secure browser, it notes that previous versions be uninstalled prior to
>> installation of new version.
>>
>>  I had issues with version 7.  Current version I have not an issue.  Is
>> there a NEED to uninstall earlier versions?  I don't know...but would be
>> good to keep a clean application list to avoid confusion between which
>> version to use.  Why keep an outdated version that will never be used again?
>>
>>  Hank, I would install the most current version (and make the decision
>> on what to do with the slightly older version)...at least that is what I am
>> planning...
>>
>>  Keith
>>
>> On Wed, Jan 28, 2015 at 12:13 PM, Luis Bango <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>
>>>  I had 6.2 on my computer.
>>> Just installed 7.2 with no need to uninstall the earlier version.
>>>
>>>
>>>  Luis E. Bango
>>> Technology Integration Teacher / VHS Site Coordinator
>>> Woodstock Union High School
>>> Woodstock, Vermont
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>>>   On Wed, Jan 28, 2015 at 11:45 AM, Hank Plaisted <
>>> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>>
>>>>  *School Information Technology Discussion <[log in to unmask]
>>>> <[log in to unmask]>> writes:*
>>>>
>>>> The latest secure browsers (including v 7.2 for Windows) can be found
>>>> here - http://vt.portal.airast.org/secure-browsers/
>>>>
>>>>  Which begs the question...we just installed the SBAC version 7.0
>>>> browser on 60+ computers, do we have to uninstall that and replace it with
>>>> the VT version 7.2? It's worth noting that the VT installer does NOT
>>>> automatically uinstall the SBAC "product".
>>>>
>>>> Hank Plaisted
>>>> Director, Information Technology
>>>> Rivendell Interstate School District
>>>> 603.353.2170 x208
>>>> fax-353-2189
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