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Symantec - Running a Full Virus Scan

This document provides instructions for how to run a full virus scan for a Windows computer.

How to run a full scan in Symantec Endpoint Protection for Windows 7

  1. Open Symantec from the Widows Taskbar or Start Menu

     From the Taskbar
     From the Start Menu
     Symantec taskbar  Symantec taskbar

  2. Choose Scan for threats from the menu on the left side of the window

    Scan for threats

  3. Select Full Scan from the Scan for Threats page and let this run

    Full Scan

  4. If anything is found during the scan please report the finding to the IT Help Desk

If you need further assistance please contact the Information Technology Help Desk at 920-424-3020 or

Keywords:software, "suspected virus"   Doc ID:64785
Owner:Michelle L.Group:UW Oshkosh
Created:2016-07-06 15:38 CDTUpdated:2016-07-06 15:46 CDT
Sites:UW Oshkosh
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