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Virus and Malware Removal Tools and Tips

Modified on: Fri, Aug 13, 2021 at 3:58 PM


Cisco AMP

The antivirus software on Wake Forest University issued Windows and Apple computers is Cisco’s Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) or Amp for Endpoints Connector

To run a scan in Windows:


  • Go to Start
  • Search for Cisco AMP 
  • Select Scan Now



Cisco AMP for Endpoints Windows

To run a scan in Mac OS
  • Open the Cisco AMP icon in your Menu bar
  • Select Scan

Cisco AMP for Endpoints Mac


Sophos Antivirus for Student Computers

For student computers, we recommend Sophos Home antivirus. Instructions on installing this program can be found at https://software.wfu.edu/download/sophos-antivirus/


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