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3.1. Symantec Antivirus for Students

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) offers Symantec Endpoint Protection for all students (residential and commuter) of the College.  Symantec Endpoint Protection is an antivirus program that is designed to protect computers from viruses and other malicious threats.  While no antivirus solution is guaranteed to stop all threats, having antivirus software installed is a major safeguard in protecting your computer.  You are entitled to use this software so long as you are a student enrolled at UVa-Wise.  Once you are no longer enrolled (graduation, withdrawal, or other means) you must uninstall this software. 

Use of this software is subject to the following terms and conditions:

You must be currently an enrolled student of the University of Virginia's College at Wise.  Once you are no longer enrolled (by graduation, withdrawal, or other means) you must remove ALL licensed copies of this software from your personal computer.

You agree to NOT redistribute this software in any way.

You agree that installation of this anti-virus software product is done at your own risk.

You also understand that the integrity of your data is your personal responsibility, and that you will back-up your data prior to conducting this installation process.

You understand that all previous versions or other anti-virus software products must be uninstalled prior to installation of this product.

No support will be provided by the UVa-Wise OIT Helpdesk for this software.  Any support provided will be limited to answering questions about the software. 

You may download and install the software by logging into Moodle located at http://moodle.uvawise.edu.    Once you have logged into your Moodle account, click “Miscellaneous" and select the “Symantec Antivirus for Students” category.  Click the “enroll”.  Once you have enrolled in the course, follow the instructions for downloading Symantec Endpoint Protection. 

If you have any questions about Symantec Endpoint Protection please contact the Helpdesk.  Additional documentation on Symantec Endpoint Protection can be found in the course.

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