This document will explain how to install Symantec Endpoint Protection on a Windows XP system. For instructions on installing in Windows Vista, 7, or 8, see Symantec Endpoint Protection (Windows Vista, 7, 8, & 10) - Installation Instructions.
NOTE: Windows 95/98, Windows Me, Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Vista are no longer supported by the Help Desk. We can only provide best effort support. If we are unable to resolve your Windows 9x/2000/XP/Vista issue, you may be able to find help in Microsoft's Knowledge Base.
These products are no longer actively supported by Microsoft. No further development will take place on these products and security updates are no longer issued. It is highly recommended that you upgrade to Windows 10, 8, or 7.
Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) is available to UW faculty, staff and students. The current version of SEP is available for download from https://it.wisc.edu/security-software/. It is also available on the current version of the Security Starter package, available free of charge at the Techstore or either Walk-In Help Desk location.
Note: The number of files may vary