Symantec Endpoint Protection (Wharton Antivirus Software)

The University of Pennsylvania offers free antivirus software, Symantec Endpoint Protection. Below are the links to download this software along with some Frequently Asked Questions. For more information such as recommendations and helpful tips, please see our full Virus Protection article.

Download Links

Wharton Computing recommends using this software on MacOS devices. Windows 8 & 10 devices are already protected by the built-in antivirus software, Windows Defender.

Note: If you're still running Windows 7, Wharton Computing recommends updating to Windows 10 for optimal performance.

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Symantec Endpoint Protection

Windows Defender

Symantec Endpoint Protection

Symantec FAQs

Here are a few questions we hear from users:

What if I already have anti-virus software?   

Why should I switch to Symantec Endpoint Protection?

Will I get technical support if I switch to Symantec Endpoint Protection? 

How do I ensure my definition files are always up to date? (Windows)

How do I ensure my definition files are always up to date? (Mac)

How do I set up routine virus scans? (Windows)

How do I set up routine virus scans? (Mac)

Questions?

Students - email support@wharton.upenn.edu.

Faculty - contact your Academic Distributed Representative (login required).

Staff - email admin-support@wharton.upenn.edu.