antivirus faqs

Check out the FAQs in AskTAC

Think you Have a Virus?

How to tell if your computer is infected and ways to protect yourself.

students using laptop computers in Learning Commons

Antivirus for Students, Faculty & Staff

(for Personally-Owned Machines)

UNCW recommends the following FREE antivirus products for personally-owned (non-UNCW owned) machines:

NOTE: The software on this page should not be installed on UNCW-owned machines. For UNCW-owned computers, contact the TAC for a computer consultant to install the appropriate software.

Before Downloading New Antivirus Software

If you currently have antivirus installed on your computer, including Norton / Symantec, you need to uninstall it before downloading the new antivirus.

For info on uninstalling a different antivirus, please contact the software provider or search online for instructions.

Download Security Essentials (Windows/PCs)

Download Macintosh Antivirus

NOTE: For other viable options for Macs, please search the App Store.

Questions? Contact the TAC or view the Antivirus FAQs in AskTAC


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