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Run a virus scan with Symantec AntiVirus

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To scan your computer for viruses: Option 1:

  • Double-click the Symantec AntiVirus icon in the system tray (this is a yellow icon, shaped like a shield, in the lower right corner of your screen).
  • After a brief pause the Symantec Antivirus window will appear.
  • Click on "Full Scan" and then click "Scan"
  • The scan will commence, and it may take several hours.
  • Any viruses found will be reported in the scan window. If no viruses were found, the window will be blank.

Option 2:

  • Click on the Start menu, click on Programs or All programs, click on "Symantec Client Security" and click on "Symantec Antivirus"
  • After a brief pause the Symantec Antivirus window will appear.
  • Click on "Full Scan" and then click "Scan"
  • The scan will commence, and it may take several hours.
  • Any viruses found will be reported in the scan window. If no viruses were found, the window will be blank.


Contact us if the virus scan finds any viruses, or if you continue to experience odd behavior from your computer. Please be very specific as to what the odd behavior is and how it's manifested.

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