Antivirus Software at Home
UW-Whitewater is committed to providing information and services to ensure your computing environment is secure. Antivirus software is a great protection agent for your computer; it actively combats against viruses, malware, and identity theft. UW-Whitewater has partnered with Symantec to provide antivirus software licenses for the entire campus.
Free to Campus - Antivirus For Your Personal Computer!
All UW-Whitewater employees and students, with active Net-IDs, are able to download Symantec antivirus software on their personal computers.
Download Symantec Antivirus
Need to know if you have a 32bit or 64bit operating system?
Go to the Windows Control Panel; select System the bit depth will be listed under "System type".
- Windows 32 bit (300MB)
- Windows 64 bit (330MB)
- Mac OS X (216MB)
Note: If you already have antivirus software installed on your computer (including free antivirus trials), you will need to uninstall that software before installing the UW-Whitewater Symantec software. Having two different antivirus programs installed on one computer can cause conflicts.
Symantec for Windows 8 operating system is currently unavailable at this time.
Uninstall antivirus on Mac OS X computer:
Note: After uninstallation your PC will be prompted to reboot
Trouble Downloading the Software?
Contact the Technology Support Center Helpdesk at firstname.lastname@example.org or (262) 472-4357.
If you have any issues with using the antivirus software please contact Symantec.
**If your affiliation ends with the university it is your responsibility to remove the software from your personally owned device**