Office Of Technology Administration

Student Anti-Virus Instructions

If you suspect your computer is infected with malicious software or malware (includes viruses, worms, trojan horses, root kits, spyware, dishonest adware, crimeware and other malicious and unwanted software) we recommend you use the following tools to attempt a removal. Please be aware that some infections are impossible to remove and will require a complete operating system install. Using the following tools in sequence will allow the removal of most infections.

The first tool is called Malwarebytes. It is capable of performing very quick scans. You can download the latest version of the software by clicking on the image below. After downloading this tool, install it and perform a complete system scan. Remove any infections found.

Malwarebytes

The second tool is called SUPERAntiSpyware. You can download the latest version of this tool by clicking on the image below. After downloading this tool, install it and perform a complete system scan. Remove any detected infections.

SUPERAntiSpyware

If your computer does not currently have functional security software or the definitions have expired, we recommend the following security software.

avast! Home Edition is free to use for non-commercial purposes, but requires registration after 60 days.

BitDefender is a highly rated security software.  A one year subscription will cost $39.95
BitDefender Internet Security