Symantec Antivirus

License Agreement

Please review this agreement before continuing.

  1. I certify that I am a currently enrolled student or employee of a VCCS college.
  2. I agree upon termination of my affiliation with all colleges of the Virginia Community College System (no longer enrolled or employed), I will remove ALL licensed copies of this software from my personal computers.
  3. I agree to NOT redistribute this software in any way.
  4. I agree that installation of this anti-virus software product is done at my own risk. I also understand that the integrity of my data is my personal responsibility, and that I will back-up my data prior to conducting this installation process. No support will be provided by the college help desk or the Viriginia Community College System for this software.
  5. I understand that all previous versions or other anti-virus software products must be uninstalled prior to installation of this product.


Windows

Guides

Download User Client Guide for Windows (V 12.1.6 - 1MB)

Downloads - Current VCCS Login Required

Version 14.2 – Windows 10 fully supported.

Older Versions

Download client for Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10

Windows Notes

  • Close any open applications before continuing. Failure to do so could cause problems with your computer.
  • All previous versions of Symantec or Norton, or any other anti-virus software products must be uninstalled prior to installation of this product.
  • Windows Defender Real-Time Protection must be turned off during the installation.
  • You must be logged on to Windows using an account which can install software.
  • You must choose either the 32 bit or 64 bit version based on your system hardware (right-click on "This PC" on your computer to find out).
  • Only Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1, and Windows 10 are supported.

Instructions

Download/unzip the file and then start the setup.exe file in the topmost directory. From the install menu choose the third bubble "Install Symantec Endpoint Protection Client".

After you have installed the software, restart your computer.

Mac

Current Version

Download SEP for Macintosh (v14.2.0 - 48MB)

Older Version (OS X 10.8 - OS X 10.12)

Download SEP for Macintosh (v12.1.6MP6 - 25MB)

Mac Notes

  • Close any open applications before continuing. Failure to do so could cause problems with your computer.
  • All previous versions of Symantec or Norton, or any other anti-virus software products must be uninstalled prior to installation of this product.
  • Only Mac OS X versions 10.8 through 10.12 are supported with 12.1.6. Other operating systems are not supported. For OS X 10.6, download version 12.1.3. OS X version 10.5 and below are not supported.
  • Click the Macintosh download link and select Run to start the download process. When it finishes, click the open box icon labeled "Symantec Anti-Virus Installer" to start the installation.
  • After you have installed the software, restart your computer.

Compatibility between Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) for Mac and OS X