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					       How	
  to	
  install	
  Microsoft	
                                   	
  
                                                                             Keeping	
  Security	
  Essentials	
  Updated	
  
                                                                                                                                                              	
  
                                                                                                                                                              	
  
         Security	
  Essentials	
                                            	
  
                                                                             To	
  automatically	
  check	
  for	
  new	
  definitions	
  
                                                                                                                                                                        2. Microsoft	
  Security	
  Essentials	
  removes	
  
                                                                                                                                                                           the	
  potential	
  threat	
  (or	
  threats),	
  and	
  
                 AntiVirus	
                                                 before	
  scheduled	
  scans	
  (recommended)	
  	
                                           then	
  notifies	
  you	
  when	
  it's	
  finished	
  
                                                                                                                                                                           cleaning	
  your	
  computer.	
  
                                                                             	
  
	
  
                                                                                   1. Click	
  Settings,	
  and	
  then	
  click	
  Scheduled	
                         3. To	
  learn	
  more	
  about	
  the	
  threats	
  that	
  
IMPORTANT	
  NOTES:	
  
                                                                                       scan.	
                                                                             Microsoft	
  Security	
  Essentials	
  detected,	
  
        • Before	
  proceeding,	
  verify	
  your	
  
                                                                                   2. Make	
  sure	
  the	
  Check	
  for	
  the	
  latest	
                               click	
  the	
  History	
  tab,	
  and	
  then	
  select	
  All	
  
             computer	
  does	
  NOT	
  have	
  any	
  other	
  
                                                                                       virus	
  &	
  spyware	
  definitions	
  before	
                                    detected	
  items.	
  
             anti-­virus	
  programs.	
  	
  	
  
                                                                                       running	
  a	
  scheduled	
  scan	
  check	
  box	
  is	
                        4. If	
  you	
  don't	
  see	
  all	
  the	
  detected	
  items,	
  
             Example:	
  	
  McAfee	
  VirusScan,	
  	
  Norton	
  
                                                                                       selected,	
  and	
  then	
  click	
  Save	
  changes.	
  If	
                       click	
  View	
  details.	
  If	
  you're	
  prompted	
  
             Anti-­Virus	
  
                                                                                       you're	
  prompted	
  for	
  an	
  administrator	
                                  for	
  an	
  administrator	
  password	
  or	
  
        • You	
  must	
  be	
  logged	
  in	
  as	
  
                                                                                       password	
  or	
  confirmation,	
  type	
  the	
                                    confirmation,	
  type	
  the	
  password	
  or	
  
             administrator	
  or	
  an	
  account	
  with	
  
                                                                                       password	
  or	
  confirm	
  the	
  action.	
                                       confirm	
  the	
  action.	
  On	
  Windows	
  XP,	
  you	
  
             equivalent	
  permissions	
  
                                                                                       	
                                                                                  may	
  need	
  to	
  log	
  on	
  as	
  an	
  administrator	
  
     ______________________________________________________	
  
                                                                             To	
  check	
  for	
  new	
  definitions	
  manually	
  	
                                    on	
  this	
  computer.	
  
                                  	
  
                                                                             	
                                                                                            	
  
Installing	
  Microsoft	
  Security	
  Essentials	
  
                                                                                   1. Microsoft	
  Security	
  Essentials	
  updates	
                                                                       -­	
  Microsoft	
  Corporation	
  
	
                                                                                                                                                                                                          	
  
        1. Download	
  Microsoft	
  Security	
  Essentials	
                           the	
  virus	
  and	
  spyware	
  definitions	
  on	
  
                                                                                       your	
  computer	
  automatically.	
  If	
  the	
                             If	
  you	
  have	
  any	
  questions	
  or	
  need	
  assistance	
  
             by	
  visiting:	
                                                                                                                                         please	
  contact	
  the	
  IT	
  Service	
  Desk	
  at	
  797-­
                                                                                       definitions	
  haven’t	
  been	
  updated	
  for	
  
              http://www.microsoft.com/Security                                                                                                                                                 HELP	
  	
  (4357)	
  
                                                                                       over	
  seven	
  days	
  (for	
  example,	
  if	
  you	
  
              _Essentials/	
  and	
  click	
  on	
  the	
                              didn’t	
  turn	
  on	
  your	
  computer	
  for	
  a	
                 	
  
              Download	
  button	
                                                     week),	
  Microsoft	
  Security	
  Essentials	
  will	
                	
  
         2. Select	
  Save	
  and	
  save	
  the	
  file	
  to	
  your	
               notify	
  you	
  that	
  the	
  definitions	
  are	
  out	
  of	
      	
  
            desktop	
                                                                  date.	
                                                                	
  
         3. Once	
  the	
  file	
  has	
  finished	
  downloading,	
               2. To	
  check	
  for	
  new	
  definitions	
  manually,	
  
            double-­click	
  on	
  the	
  downloaded	
  .exe	
  
                                                                                                                                                              	
  
                                                                                       click	
  the	
  Update	
  tab	
  and	
  then	
  click	
                	
  
            file	
  to	
  begin	
  installation	
                                      Update.	
  
         4. Next,	
  Click	
  Run	
                                                                                                                           	
  
                                                                                                                         -­	
  Microsoft	
  Corporation	
  
         5. Click	
  Next,	
  then	
  I	
  accept	
                                                  	
                                                       	
  
         6. Next	
  Windows	
  will	
  Validate	
  your	
  version	
         Removing	
  harmful	
  items	
  	
                                               	
  
            of	
  Windows,	
  click	
  Validate	
  >	
                       	
                                                                               	
  
         7. If	
  you	
  have	
  no	
  other	
  antivirus	
  programs	
      To	
  remove	
  all	
  unwanted	
  or	
  potentially	
  harmful	
                	
  
            installed	
  click	
  Install	
                                  items	
  that	
  Microsoft	
  Security	
  Essentials	
  detects	
                	
  
         8. When	
  prompted	
  if	
  you	
  want	
  to	
  run	
  this	
     quickly	
  and	
  easily,	
  use	
  the	
  Clean	
  computer	
                   	
  
            file	
  click	
  on	
  Run	
                                     option.	
                                                                        	
  
         9. Once	
  Security	
  Essentials	
  has	
  installed	
             	
                                                                               	
  
            click	
  Finish	
                                                       1. When	
  you	
  see	
  the	
  notification	
  message	
                 	
  
	
                                                                                       that	
  Microsoft	
  Security	
  Essentials	
                        	
  
	
                                                                                       displays	
  in	
  the	
  Notification	
  area	
  after	
  it	
  
                                                                                                                                                              	
  
	
                                                                                       detects	
  potential	
  threats,	
  click	
  Clean	
  
                                                                                                                                                              	
  
	
                                                                                       computer.	
  
                                                                             	
                                                                               	
  
	
  
	
                                                                                                                    	
  
Why	
  do	
  I	
  need	
  antivirus	
  and	
  antispyware	
                                           Information	
  Technology	
  Tip:	
                                                      	
  
software?	
  
                                                                                                                                                                                    Installing	
  	
  
                                                                                                                                	
  
	
                                                                                          Information	
  Technology	
  &	
  the	
  Service	
  Desk	
  will	
  
It	
  is	
  critical	
  to	
  make	
  sure	
  that	
  your	
  computer	
  is	
              NEVER	
  ask	
  for	
  your	
  password	
  in	
  an	
  email.	
  	
  Any	
  
running	
  software	
  that	
  protects	
  against	
  malicious	
  
software	
  (or	
  malware).	
  Malicious	
  software,	
  
                                                                                             email	
  requesting	
  your	
  password,	
  A-­Number	
  or	
  
                                                                                               any	
  other	
  personal	
  information	
  should	
  be	
                            Microsoft	
  
which	
  includes	
  viruses,	
  spyware,	
  or	
  other	
  
                                                                                                                                                                                     Security	
  
                                                                                            considered	
  SPAM.	
  	
  If	
  you	
  have	
  any	
  questions	
  on	
  
potentially	
  unwanted	
  software	
  can	
  try	
  to	
  install	
                          whether	
  an	
  email	
  is	
  legitimate	
  or	
  not	
  please	
  
itself	
  on	
  your	
  computer	
  any	
  time	
  you	
  connect	
  to	
                      contact	
  the	
  IT	
  Service	
  Desk	
  at	
  797-­HELP.	
  
the	
  Internet.	
  It	
  can	
  also	
  infect	
  your	
  computer	
  
when	
  you	
  install	
  a	
  program	
  using	
  a	
  CD,	
  DVD,	
  or	
  
other	
  removable	
  media.	
  Malicious	
  software	
  can	
  
                                                                                     	
  
                                                                                     	
                                                                                             Essentials	
  
                                                                                                                                                                                               	
  
                                                                                     IT	
  Service	
  Desk	
  Hours:	
  
also	
  be	
  programmed	
  to	
  run	
  at	
  unexpected	
  times,	
                                                                                                             (Antivirus/antispyware)	
  
not	
  just	
  when	
  it	
  is	
  installed.	
                                      	
                                                                                                        	
  
	
                                                                                   Fall	
  &	
  Spring	
  Semester:	
                                                                        	
  
                                                                                                                                                                                               	
  
Microsoft	
  Security	
  Essentials	
  offers	
  three	
  ways	
                     • Monday	
  –	
  Thursday:	
  	
  8:00AM	
  –	
  8:00PM	
                             	
  
to	
  help	
  keep	
  malicious	
  software	
  from	
  infecting	
                   • Friday:	
  	
  8:00AM	
  –	
  6:00PM	
                                                                  	
  
                                                                                                                                                                                               	
  
your	
  computer:	
                                                                  • Saturday:	
  	
  10:00AM	
  –	
  3:00PM	
                                                               	
  
	
                                                                                   	
                                                                                                        	
  
         • Real-­time	
  protection:	
  Real-­‐time	
                                Summer	
  Semester:	
                                                                                     	
  
                                                                                                                                                                           	
  
                protection	
  enables	
  Microsoft	
  Security	
                     • Monday	
  –	
  Thursday:	
  	
  8:00AM	
  –	
  8:00PM	
                                                 	
  
                Essentials	
  to	
  monitor	
  your	
  computer	
  all	
  
                                                                                     • Friday:	
  	
  8:00AM	
  –	
  6:00PM	
                                                                  	
  
                the	
  time	
  and	
  alert	
  you	
  when	
  malicious	
  
                software,	
  including	
  viruses,	
  spyware,	
  or	
  
                                                                                     	
                                                                                                        	
  
                                                                                     Contact	
  Us:	
                                                                                          	
  
                other	
  potentially	
  unwanted	
  software	
  
                                                                                     • Phone:	
  	
  797-­‐HELP	
  (4357)	
                                                                    	
  
                attempts	
  to	
  install	
  itself	
  or	
  run	
  on	
  your	
  
                                                                                     • Toll-­‐free:	
  	
  1-­‐877-­‐878-­‐8325	
                                                              	
  
                computer.	
  Microsoft	
  Security	
  Essentials	
  
                                                                                     • E-­‐mail:	
  	
  ServiceDesk@usu.edu	
                                                                  	
  
                then	
  suspends	
  the	
  software	
  and	
  enables	
  
                                                                                                                                                                                               	
  
                you	
  to	
  you	
  to	
  follow	
  its	
  recommendation	
          • Chat:	
  	
  http://IT.usu.edu	
  
                                                                                                                                                                                               	
  
                on	
  the	
  software	
  or	
  take	
  an	
  alternative	
           	
  
                                                                                     	
                                                                                                        	
  
                action.	
  
                                                                                     	
                                                                                    	
  
                	
  
                                                                                                                                                                           	
  
         • Scanning	
  options:	
  You	
  can	
  use	
                               	
  
                                                                                                                                                                                               	
  
                Microsoft	
  Security	
  Essentials	
  to	
  scan	
  for	
           	
                                                                                                        	
  
                potential	
  threats,	
  such	
  as	
  viruses,	
                    	
                                                                                                        	
  
                spyware,	
  and	
  other	
  potentially	
                            	
                                                                                                        	
  
                unwanted	
  software	
  that	
  might	
  be	
                        	
                                                                                                        	
  
                installed	
  on	
  your	
  computer.	
  You	
  can	
  also	
  
                                                                                     	
                                                                                                        	
  
                use	
  it	
  to	
  schedule	
  scans	
  on	
  a	
  regular	
  
                basis,	
  and	
  to	
  remove	
  malicious	
  software	
  
                                                                                                   Janet	
  Quinney	
  Lawson	
  Building	
                                                    	
  
                                                                                                    (Across	
  the	
  street	
  from	
  the	
  Education	
  Bldg.)	
                           	
  
                that	
  is	
  detected	
  during	
  a	
  scan.	
                                                                   	
                                      	
  
	
                                                                                                                                 	
                                                          	
  
                                              -­	
  Microsoft	
  Corporation	
                                                     	
                                      	
  
                                                                            	
                                                   12/09	
  
                                                                                                                                                                           	
  

				
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