Computer Virus Information Center
How to Protect Your Home PC
Computer viruses affect home computers as much as computers at the college. ITS has explored various options, and our site licensed anti-virus software is not conducive for home use.
We recommend that college employees and students use some form of anti-virus protection of their home computers. Companies such as Microsoft provide free software for home use.
The Microsoft Security Essentials Anti-Virus software can be downloaded for free by visiting the following site:
Please ensure that you keep any anti-virus software current by periodically downloading the latest updates. The college Help Desk does not provide any support for home computers.
Please do not install this software on your office computers, Information Technology Services manages the installation of Anti-Virus software on all CPCC computers.