Antivirus software is a requirement for all computers (University and personally owned) that are connected to the SPU network. Any computer that does not have current, recognized anti-virus software will be denied access to the SPU computer network.
Microsoft Security Essentials is a free online antivirus and malware protection program created by Microsoft. It protects against virses, spyware, rootkits and tojans for versions of Windows XP, Vista and 7. The program is simple to install, easy to use and always up to date with the latest technology from Microsoft. It's also easy to tell if your PC is secure - green = good to go!
- Go to the Security Essentials website and click the Download Now button.
- Select Run (you may be prompted twice to choose Run) and follow the installation wizard.
- The installation wizard will check to make sure you have a genuine copy of Windows prior to installation.