Symantec Endpoint Protection (Mac) - Running LiveUpdate

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 use LiveUpdate to obtain the latest virus definitions from Symantec.

To run LiveUpdate:

  1. Click the yellow and black Symantec icon in the menu bar.

  2. Select LiveUpdate, then Open LiveUpdate.

  3. Symantec Endpoint Protection Menu

  4. In the LiveUpdate window, click Update Now.

  5. LiveUpdate Menu

  6. LiveUpdate will check with Symantec's servers, determine whether any updates are available, download the updates, and install them.

  7. LiveUpdate Scanning

  8. Once everything is finished, you will see a summary page. Click Ok to return to the LiveUpdate window or Quit to exit LiveUpdate.

  9. LiveUpdate Summary

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Owner:Help Desk KB Team .Group:DoIT Help Desk
Created:2006-02-16 19:00 CDTUpdated:2020-06-08 18:17 CDT
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