Antivirus Software Instructions

Windows 10 & 11

Windows Defender comes with computers that run Windows 10.  Windows Defender will scan your computer and keep its virus definitions up to date.You can find more information about Windows Defender here.
If you have a Kenan-Flagler computer, it should already have the software installed.  Please contact the IT Service Desk if you have any questions.


What best practices should I follow regarding viruses/spyware?

  • Avoid unknown sources for file downloads (Torrent, etc..)
  • Avoid opening suspicious email attachments from unfamiliar senders
  • Set virus definition updates to occur automatically. At least once per week.
  • Run a virus scan at least once a month.
  • Run a virus scan if you notice strange computer behavior.