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Virus Information - PC

To update your virus protection:
Go to the Start Menu and under All Programs (just Programs if the computer is running Windows XP) look for Symantec Endpoint Protection. If you have Symantec Endpoint Protection you are protected and the software should perform automatic updates if you are on campus. If you do not see Symantec Endpoint Protection, you will want to install it. Please call the Help Desk for instructions.

Software Installers - Please download from on-campus or through a VPN connection.
For faculty/staff office computers, click here.
For faculty/staff home computers, click here.
For students click here.


To verify current virus updates:
Double-click the the gold shield icon in the system tray (by the clock) or go to the Start Menu and under Programs look for Symantec Endpoint Protection. To ensure all definitions are up-to-date, click on LiveUpdate™ and follow the on-screen instructions.

To run a virus scan on the PC:
1. Double-click the gold shield icon in the system tray (by the clock).
2. Click on "Full Scan."
3. The scan will start and alert you if it finds anything of concern.

Please call the Help Desk if you have questions about this process or about any message you receive as a result of the scan.

Reviewed February 28, 2014