Updating norton emergency disks

SEP checks hard drives, removable media (e.g., USB drives), and email attachments for known computer viruses and removes any that it finds, including macro viruses.

SEP also actively monitors your computer and will notify you of any infection attempts.

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Note: Internet Explorer users may need to append to the filename after downloading Symantec Endpoint Protection to the desktop: in the "Save As" window, create or go to the directory in which you want to save the file, append to the file name if it is not already there, and click Save.

Open this directory, double-click the installation file.

Live Update can be run automatically at scheduled intervals or manually for immediate updates.

Important: ISC has already configured the Symantec software to update definition files automatically at scheduled intervals.

You can also initiate a scan from Windows or from Symantec Endpoint.

Note: To halt a scan after it has started, click the Pause or Cancel button located at the top of the scan status window.

Remember, your computer must be turned on and connected to the Internet for the scheduled update to take place.

To schedule Live Update to run automatically: You can scan your computer for viruses manually and edit or delete a scan you've created.

Symantec Endpoint Protection, enterprise edition (SEP), is the University's supported antivirus product for Windows and Mac OS operating systems.

The software is site-licensed at Penn and available free of charge to members of the Penn community.

You can scan your computer at any time and perform the scan yourself.

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