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Only current faculty, staff, and students of the university are authorized to use this license.

You can find system-specific information including system requirements in the Symantec release notes.Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.6 is compatible with recent versions of Windows including 7 through 10.Note: Departmental computer support staff who are running Windows Server should check the Symantec Tools for IT Administrators for toolkit downloads intended for IT administrators.Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.6 is compatible with recent versions of Mac OS X including 10.7 through 10.11 (El Capitan).Please note that MP4 rather than MP5 is the latest release for Mac OS X.

Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.6 MP4 for Mac OS X Compatible with various Linux distributions.

Follow installation instructions for your distribution as described in the README file provided as part of the download.

Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.6 MP5 for Linux, dpkg format Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.6 MP5 for Linux, rpm format You do not need to uninstall any existing Symantec software but may need to uninstall any other pre-existing antivirus.

Unzip the downloaded file and then run the extracted executable (or .app) using an account with administrator privileges.

For Windows systems you can right-click the and select "Run as administrator." More recent operating systems may display security warning messages before allowing you to run the application. Update virus definitions if prompted by the installer.

Continue to update regularly as new definitions are released frequently -- often daily.