Computer Virus Protection at the University of Michigan
S4200 February 2013
Computer viruses cause numerous problems both for you and the U-M computing environment. To combat these problems, the university offers a number of safeguards, including providing at no cost excellent commercial anti-virus software programs.
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Free Anti-Virus Software
The first line of defense is maintaining up-to-date anti-virus software on your computer. To make this as simple as possible, the university providesat no costexcellent commercial anti-virus software to students, faculty, and staff.
Simple Steps to Help Yourself
If Your Computer Is Infected
If you don't follow the simple steps above, computer viruses will be a fact of life. But all is not lost we offer a few ways to help you remove a virus infection:
How the University Helps You
Some of these items have already been mentioned.
Visit ITS's Information System to obtain ITS computer documentation and other resources. A list of relevant documents follows:
The ITS Service Center provides a variety of computing help resources.
For further help with this or any other topic, call 734-764-HELP  or submit an online service request.