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Symantec Virus Protection Updates

Symantec Virus Protection Updates

New viruses are created every day, and students are not fully protected from their harmful effects if they do not regularly update their antivirus program. If you are using the University provided Symantec AntiVirus software, the updating process only takes a few minutes, and new virus definitions can be downloaded and installed without interfering with the use of other software.  If you are using another venders virus protection, consult the antivirus software's website for update instructions.

 

Windows Instructions

Update Symantec Endpoint Protection 

  1. Make sure you are connected to the Internet.
  2. Double-click the Symantec icon in the system tray (the area on the bottom to the left of the clock) that looks like a yellow shield.

 

     3. On the window that appears, click the button that says "LiveUpdate"

 

     

    4. The update window will open.  Minimize it and let it run in background.

 

 

Macintosh Instructions

  1. Make sure you are connected to the Internet.
  2. Click the Symantec icon in the system tray (the area on the top right of the screen) that has a yellow circle with a check mark.
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  3. On the window that appears, hover over the button that says "LiveUpdate" and click "open LiveUpdate"

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  4. Click “Update Now” to download and install the updates.  You can move this window to the background and return to whatever you were working on.Screen_Shot_2014-07-09_at_3.37.23_PM.png
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