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All Windows computers on the Boston College network are required to have Mc Afee Virus Scan anti-virus software installed on their computer. You can manually update Mc Afee, by downloading and installing the DAT updater from bc.edu/software.
Virus Scan is pre-configured to automatically update your anti-virus protection every day (except Saturday) from both on-campus and off-campus.
Sometimes Auto Update does not run automatically, such as when your computer is turned off.
If you need to manually update your virus protection, follow the steps below.