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Symantec Endpoint Protection- Disabling and Enabling 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 describes how to enable or disable Symantec Endpoint Protection on your computer. You may need to disable Symantec if you are unable to download and install certain software.

Disabling Symantec Endpoint Protection

  1. Navigate to the Start menu.
  2. In the search box type in Run or Winplus.PNGR

  3. run.png

  4. In the Run menu, type in "Smc -stop" and click Ok.

  5. smc.JPG

  6. Symantec Endpoint Protection should now be disabled.

Enabling Syamtec Endpoint Protection

  1. Navigate to the Start menu.
  2. In the search box type in Run or Winplus.PNGR.

  3. run.png

  4. In the Run menu, type in "Smc -start" and click Ok.

  5. smc-start.JPG

  6. Symantec Endpoint Protection should now be enabled.

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Keywords:wiscvpn error download downloading enable disable turn off on turn-off turn-on virus software installation   Doc ID:79704
Owner:Help Desk KB Team .Group:DoIT Help Desk
Created:2018-01-28 14:20 CDTUpdated:2020-06-08 18:17 CDT
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