Virus Scans

We recommend that you have anti-virus and anti-spyware programs downloaded to your computer at all times. Sometimes having a variety of these programs on your computer can cause compatibility issues. All Microsoft Windows based computers owned by the university are delivered to users with Windows Defender Security Center anti virus already installed.

If you are experiencing an issue with virus scans on your Elon University owned device or you do not see virus protection installed on your device, choose "Report an Issue" and complete the form provided.

Available To

Faculty, Staff

Benefits & Key Features

  • Protects your computer against malicious files, including viruses, spyware, malware, and adware
  • Conveniently pre-installed on your university owned device


There is no cost to use this service.

Report an Issue

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