Enabling Windows Defender
Looking for additional information, check out these pages from Microsoft
If you encounter any problems the instructions below may be able to help. Alternatively, the PC Clinic will help you download and install or uninstall the software if you have problems.
Antivirus for Campus Devices
Move to Windows Defender
The university is about to make a change to its anti-virus solution for Windows machines.
On labs machines we have already made the change to Windows Defender, for staff machines that move will away from Symantec in November.
You do not need to do anything, but you might notice the removal and Defender doing the machine searches from now on.
If you have any issues please contact the service desk on firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be able to help you
No, antivirus will already be installed on machines provided by the University for work use. If you are unsure contact IT Services or your local IT support.
No, it is recommended you only have one antivirus software suite installed to protect your machine. Having more than one may affect the performance of the antivirus putting your computer at risk.