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VT Desktop Alerts

The VT Desktop Alerts program accesses Virginia Tech's emergency notification system over the Internet to obtain important alert information. To receive alerts from Virginia Tech using this software, you must be logged in to your computer and your computer must be connected to the Internet.

    A laptop and a desktop computer

 

Latest version: The newest version of the VT Desktop Alerts application was released Dec. 1, 2009. Click the "Download now" links below for Windows or Mac to install the latest version. See the release notes.

Windows

Windows requirements:

  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7

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Installation tips for Windows

  • Download the .exe file
  • Double-click the downloaded file to launch the installer. Depending on the version of Windows you're using, you may be prompted to allow the installer to run.
  • The installer will guide you through the process of completing the installation.
  • Read the release notes.
Mac

Macintosh requirements:

  • Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard)
  • Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard)
  • Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion)
  • Universal binary supports Intel-based and PowerPC-based Macs

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Installation tips for Macintosh

  • Download the disk image (.dmg) file
  • Your browser may mount the disk image automatically. If not, find the .dmg file in your Downloads folder and double-click to mount the disk image.
  • Double-click the VT Desktop Alerts disk icon on the desktop to open the downloaded image.
  • Double-click the VT Desktop Alerts package icon in the folder to launch the installer.
  • The installer will guide you through the process of completing the installation.
  • Read the release notes.

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Signing up for VT Phone Alerts is quick and easy. Just sign in to the system and follow the instructions on the screen.



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