Technology Helpdesk

Anti-Virus FAQ

The licenses UNK has with McAfee antivirus software have expired. If you have the university free McAfee software on your personally owned computer, you will need to uninstall the software and install another antivirus software product.
Warning! Uninstall Old Antivirus Software First!

Do I have to have antivirus software installed on my computer?

Yes. You must have some antivirus software installed on your computer and up to date to connect to the university network.

What antivirus software does the university network system recognize?

There are a few antivirus programs available for free download including Avast!, AVG free, and Microsoft Security Essentials. Below is a complete list of antivirus software recognized on our network.

Supported AntiVirus solutions:

  • Authentium
  • Avast
  • AVG
  • AVGuard
  • Bitdefender
  • Comodo
  • EZ Antivirus
  • F-Secure
  • Kaspersky
  • Malwarebytes
  • McAfee
  • Microsoft SCEP
  • Microsoft Security Essentials
  • NOD32
  • Panda
  • Sophos
  • Spysweeper AV
  • Symantec
  • TrendMicro
  • Vipre Antivirus
  • Webroot
  • ZoneAlarm