Antivirus

Summary: PC purchased through IT Services will have centralised management of our F-Secure anti-virus products using F-Secure Policy Manager (currently over 4500 clients reporting back to this service).

Primary users of this service: Staff, Researchers

Who to contact to use this service: E: helpdesk@ucc.ie | T: +353 (0)21 490 2120 | IT Services |

Contact to discuss this service: Sean O'Mahony | E: s.omahony@ucc.ie |

Strategic Focus: Enabling Infrastructure Services

Service Webpage

As mentioned all computers purchased through the IT Services department will have a centrally managed anti virus sotware installed. F-secure is site liecenced however so if a computer was purchased independently for univeristy work F-secure can be installed. All the information regarding software can be found on the software section of this site.

The IT Services department has arranged software licences with F-Secure to provide anti-virus protection for Windows PCs. All PCs purchased through IT Services will come with F-Secure pre-installed. The F-secure software will be maintained by the IT Services department and updates will be installed automatically.

Manual instalaltion of F-Secure Anti Virus

Most of the computers on campus are purchesed through IT Services and will therefore have the appropirate antivirus software installed. If a computer was purchased independantly and later connected to the UCC network F-Secure anti viruse must be installed. 

Installing F-Secure - Windows 7

  •  Copy the file path \\apollo.ucc.ie\Software\F-Secure\Install_F-Secure_PM.bat
  • Click on the Start button
  • Where is says Search programs and files paste in the path
  • Click the Enter Key on the key board
  • From the window that opens double click the Install_Fsecure icon

The above instructions apply to computers that are on certain domains, e.g. Central. If the above instructions do not work for you please contact the helpdesk on x2120 or contact your local Sys Admin.

We also recommend the use of Clam anti-virus software for the Apple Mac. This software is free to download and does not require a licence.

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