Antivirus Installation Instructions

First, to download the correct antivirus package for your computer, determine whether your computer is running on 32bit or 64bit.

To find out if your computer is running a 32-bit or 64-bit version of Windows in Windows 7 or Windows Vista, do the following:

  1. Open System by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button, right-clicking Computer, and then clicking Properties.

  2. Under System, you can view the system type.

If your computer is running Windows XP, do the following:

  1. Click Start.

  2. Right-click My Computer, and then click Properties.

    • If you don't see "x64 Edition" listed, then you're running the 32-bit version of Windows XP.

    • If "x64 Edition" is listed under System, you're running the 64-bit version of Windows XP.

  • After the file has been downloaded, double click to run
  • it will unzip the files and start the install
  • If the install does not complete successfully, restart then run SEPSetup.exe
  • Download the zip file
If you are running OS X Mountain Lion (10.8), you will need to install Java for OS X before installing Symantec Endpoint Protection. You can download and install Java for OS X at no charge from Apple:  


    • Download Mac version of Symantec
    • Double click the zip to extract
    • Then double click "Symantec Endpoint Protection.mpkg" to start the install
    • Reboot computer after installation is complete


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Using the UNL-provided antivirus is not required, but you may be required to use a valid antivirus program with current definitions for your computer to be granted access on UNL's network


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