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Virus Scanning and Removal Using Symantec Endpoint Protection

Please note that running other programs while Symantec Endpoint Protection is running is not recommended. This can slow your computer and make the scan take longer. Also, while it is possible to have more than one spyware remover installed at one time,only one antivirus can be installed on a computer.

Symantec Endpoint Protection should be the only antivirus on your computer.

  • Click the Start Button, All Programs, Symantec Endpoint Protection, and then click the Symantec Endpoint Protection icon.
  • You will see the main Symantec Endpoint Protection window. Click Live Update.

  • The Welcome to Live Update menu appears.

  • When all updates have been installed, click Close.
  • On the original Symantec Endpoint Protection window, click Scan for Threats.
  • Click Run Full Scan.

  • When the scan is complete click Close.
  • On the main menu, click Exit.

Do not install programs such as Limewire, Kazaa, Bearshare, and other file sharing software.
These programs can facilitate the spread of viruses and spyware, and can leave you liable under federal and state laws, as well as Elmira College policies.