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Anti-virus software

Keeping University and personally owned devices protected with anti-virus software is always important but particlularly at the moment as we are all working and learning online.

The Universities PCs and laptops are pre-installed with anti-virus software, that automatically updates itself to keep the device protected.

Personally owned Windows 10 PCs and laptops

If you have a Windows 10 laptop, it comes intalled with ant-virus software called Windows Defender. Please do check that it is set to automatically update!

To check your software is up-to-date, key the words 'Windows Defender Settings' into your Search menu, and then select the first option 'Windows Update'. You should then see a message with a green tick confiming you are up-to-date. If not, select the option 'Check for updates' and should confirm you are up-to-date.