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WhatsApp as ICT report channel

WhatsApp as ICT report channel

Basic need to lodge your report via WhatsApp is easy as finger snap. Mobile device with data or Wifi connection is a must. Detailing your report with images or videos is essential to gain fast solution and attention from our highly responsive technical staff.

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Since the introduction of WhatsApp as the most convenient apps to send messages and trendy to the community, UTHM's ICT Centre binds Business WhatsApp to the Helpdesk phone number to ease the students and staff to lodge ICT related report. It also ensures reports can be done around the clock. 

Beginning of 1st January 2020, WhatsApp has become an official channel of accepting ICT report by the Helpdesk. The report can be WhatsApp directly to the official Helpdesk number:  07-4537292 / 07- 4537295 or by clicking the link provided on the ICT Report Management System (ICTRMS) landing page. 

Leveraging from WhatsApp features, we might also attach images and videos to detail out ICT report made. So that on duty ICT Centre technical staff can solve the report accordingly and vast of timed saved.

Migration of UTHM Email from Zimbra to Gmail

Migration of UTHM Email From Zimbra to Gmail

In order to provide better electronic mail services, the Information Technology Center would like to announce that UTHM's official email will be migrated from existing email (Zimbra) to gmail for education commencing from 01/01/2020, This means that all emails that you will receive starting at 1st January 2020 and onwards will be in your new gmail inbox . Your old emails (Zimbra) will be retained until March 31st, 2020 to give you ample time to transfer (if you wish to do so) the old emails as well as the calendar from the Zimbra email system to your new gmail and Google Calendar.

Please refer to the manual provided for the following purposes :

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Patch Files to Windows

If you are worried regarding the new ransomware that will infect your personnal computer through the "printer & file sharing" in your network, please follow the instructions below.

If you are users of the following operating system, do use the windows update facility from your computer.

Windows Server 2012,
Windows 10,
Windows Server 2012 R2,
Windows Server 2016

If you are users from the following operating systems, please download the following patch and apply it to your computer.

Windows Server 2003 SP2 x64,
Windows Server 2003 SP2 x86,
Windows XP SP2 x64,
Windows XP SP3 x86,
Windows XP Embedded SP3 x86,
Windows 8 x86,
Windows 8 x64,
Windows Server 2008,
Windows 7 SP1 x86,
Windows Server 2008 R2,

Reference : https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/msrc/2017/05/12/customer-guidance-for-wannacrypt-attacks/

Original article : http://itinfo.uthm.edu.my/patch-file-sharing/

How to reset dropdownlistbox in Powerbuilder

Anybody familiar with Powerbuilder? (PB). I'm one among the ancient PB programmer. My journey starts when assigned a project that use PB5 as a development tool. Until now, various version of  PB12 have been in my application developer Tool List. Here's my humble list of version that i have experienced :-

  1. PB5 (Sybase)
  2. PB8 (Sybase)
  3. PB10 (Sybase)
  4. PB12 (SAP/Sybase)

When look back at the list, i have been manipulating PB scripts and object until come to my mind....How in the world that I should reset a dropdownlistbox?. Have been searching around the net, but found no clue. Until I sat down for sometimes looking into my rusted logic and couples of trial and error, then i have found it!. Here's how :-


Yup, that's it...Thank you for reading.


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