Nichols College

Check Anti-Virus

Check if other anti-virus software is already installed

  1. Locate the Windows Taskbar on Windows, or Menu bar on Mac
  2. Look for icons similar to the common anti-virus vendors below

  3. Hover over the icons to determine what they are
  4. If you find a match, double click the icon to ensure it is anti-virus software
  5. Perform the "Check for Updates" to make sure it is up to date
  6. If it updates, then go through "Register your device" again
  7. If it does NOT update, go back to install a free anti-virus

Note: There are many anti-virus software vendors and versions available. The icons shown above are not a full or comprehensive list and instead are only meant to help you locate popluar anti-virus software on your computer.