Microsoft Security Essentials

Microsoft Security Essentials (known as Windows Defender in Windows 10) is anti-virus software for the Windows 7 operating system and is automatically installed on University-owned PCs. No other anti-virus software is necessary.

Access and Support

Get Microsoft Security Essentials

University-owned and managed computers will automatically have Microsoft Security Essentials (or Windows Defender) installed on them. If you believe your computer is missing anti-virus software, please use the Report an Issue with Software or Online Application form to request assistance.

Request Support

If you believe you have a virus on your UNR-owned computer and would like assistance, please submit the Report an Office Computer Issue form.

Use the Software and Online Apps forms for Microsoft Security Essentials software support and questions.


No cost.



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