What is the University’s recommended anti-virus software?
Description: The University is transitioning from the Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP).  The Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP) is the current recommended Antivirus/Malware application for university-owned computers.  This application allows for Managed and Non-Managed client.  For an overview of the client please visit Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection Overview document.  The University recommends Microsoft Security Essentials […]
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Microsoft Security Essentials Client Overview
Description: The Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) client is the current recommended Antivirus/Malware application for personally-owned computers.  This application is a Non-Managed client; an overview of the client is offered below. For University-owned computers, Microsoft System Endpoint Protection is recommended. Please visit Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection for more information. General Overview The Microsoft Security Essentials has four […]
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Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection Client Overview
Description: The Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP) is the current recommended Antivirus/Malware application for university-owned computers.  This application allows for Managed and Non-Managed client, below is an overview of the clients for Windows and Mac.  The University recommends Microsoft Security Essentials for personal Windows based computers please visit Installing Microsoft Security Essentials for more information. […]
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Installing Microsoft Security Essentials
Description: The University recommends that Microsoft Security Essentials be installed on any personal computer used by Faculty, Staff, or Students.  For University-owned computers, Microsoft System Endpoint Protection is recommended.   Please follow the instructions below to install Microsoft Security Essentials. You will need to uninstall Symantec Anti-Virus before you can install Microsoft Security Essentials.  Please visit […]
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Installing Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection Non-Managed Client
Description: The University is transitioning from the Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP).  The Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP) is the current recommended Antivirus/Malware application for University computers.  This application allows for Managed and Non-Managed client.  If you need uninstall Symantec Endpoint protection please visit Migration from Symantec to Microsoft Antivirus.  The University recommends Microsoft Security Essentials for […]
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Microsoft System Center EndPoint Protection
Description: The University is transitioning from the Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP).  The Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP) is the current recommended Antivirus/Malware application for university-owned computers.  This application allows for Managed and Non-Managed client.  For an overview of the client please visit Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection Overview document.  The University recommends Microsoft Security Essentials […]
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What is spyware or adware?
Description: What is spyware or adware? Spyware and Adware are programs, scripts, or cookies that users install on their machine unknowingly when they download free programs. Spyware gathers information about a user’s Internet use and other computing operations and sells that information to other vendors. Adware creates advertising pop-ups on your computer. These programs not only […]
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What are the symptoms of a virus?
Description: What are the symptoms of a virus? Some common symptoms that may indicate your computer system has been infected with a virus are: Unusual messages or displays on your monitor; Unusual sounds or music played at random times; Your system has less available memory than usual; A disk or volume name has changed; Programs or […]
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