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Symantec Endpoint Protection 12 (Mac OS X 10.8 / 10.9 / 10.10 / 10.11 / 10.12 / 10.13) - Installation Instructions

Campus licenses for Symantec Endpoint Protection expire on June 24, 2020 for Students and July 31, 2020 for Faculty and Staff. You can learn more about the license expiration and recommended antivirus solutions at Campus Symantec License Expiration - Summer 2020.

This document explains how to install Symantec Endpoint Protection 12 (SEP) for UW-Madison Faculty, Staff and Students on OS X versions 10.8 and later.

Symantec Endpoint Protection 12 is available to currently employed UW-Madison faculty and staff and to currently enrolled students. It can be downloaded from the Campus Software Library.


  1. Log into the Campus Software Library and then click on Symantec Endpoint Protection under the section marked "Security".

    Campus Software Library

  2. Download Symantec Endpoint Protection by clicking on Symantec Endpoint Protection for Mac

    Symantec webpage

  3. Locate Symantec_Endpoint_Protection12xxxx.dmg in your Downloads folder and click on it.


  4. Right-click Symantec Endpoint Protection Installer and select Open.

    Symantec Endpoint Protection Installer

  5. If a warning appears about saving work, save your work and then click Continue.

    Are you sure you want to open Symantec?

  6. Click on the Agree & Install button in the Symantec Endpoint Protection Installer window.

    User License Agreement

  7. If prompted, enter your user account name and password, then click Install Helper.

    Username and password

  8. Once the installation has been completed, click Close & Restart to reboot your computer.

    Almost Complete

After restarting

  1. Open Finder and click on Applications. Double-click Symantec Endpoint Protection in the Symantec Solutions folder.

  2. Click LiveUpdate Now to get the most recent virus definitions.

    Symantec Endpoint Protection Main Windows

  3. Symantec Endpoint Protection is now installed and completely updated. You can run a scan by clicking Scan from the main window.

    Installation Complete

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Owner:Help Desk KB Team .Group:DoIT Help Desk
Created:2014-02-11 18:24 CDTUpdated:2020-06-08 18:17 CDT
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