Kent State University

What are the university's recommended anti-virus (antivirus) programs?

Kent State University recommends that students, faculty and staff members download Microsoft Security Essentials software onto their personally owned computers.

Make sure you have run all system software updates on both Mac and Windows computers.

If you are having installation or other issues with Microsoft Security Essentials, please contact The Tech Spot @ ResNet. This is Kent State University's computer repair service, assisting faculty, staff and students with the technical needs of their personally owned computers. Located in the Tri-Towers Rotunda, the Tech Spot’s certified technicians offer software and hardware support.

Services include:

  • Network connectivity issues
  • Virus and spyware removal
  • FlashZone wireless connectivity
  • Operating system issues
  • Certified computer hardware repair
  • Data backup and restoration
  • Software and hardware installation

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  • Date Created: 9/30/2009
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