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Virus Protection for Windows 8 & 10


Windows 8 & 10 users have two options available, which appear to be equally serviceable.

Symantec (only for Windows 7)

Available free to students from the University.


Windows Defender

This option is native to Windows 8 and 10. It usually comes pre-installed, but you may need to configure it.

  • From the Control Panel, choose Action Center.
  • Make sure Windows Defender is turned on.
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