WVU has a site license for Symantec AntiVirus End Point Protection , available to WVU students and employees at no charge. The product provides up to date latest virus definitions, without requiring a personal subscription. You are licensed to use this software on your personal PC as long as you are a WVU student or employee and WVU maintains a valid licensing agreement with the Symantec Corporation.
In order to install Symantec AntiVirus on your machine, you will first need to activate your MyID account.
Once you have obtained the MyID account, go to https://mastersav.wvu.edu.
From here you should have access to download the Symantec AntiVirus installer file for your specific computer operating system.
Important: Before installing Symantec AntiVirus, make sure you do not have an antivirus program already installed. Some common packages include the following:
- McAfee AntiVirus (McAfee Internet Security)
- Command AntiVirus
- Symantec Norton AntiVirus
Some packages may require special instructions for removal. In general, you can usually remove them from the Add/Remove Programs panel in the Control Panel. The Control Panel can be accessed via Start Menu > Settings > Control Panel.
If you are having trouble installing Symantec AntiVirus, feel free to contact the WVU Helpdesk for assistance at 304-293-4444.