Symantec Antivirus - Mac Installation Instructions

This page will go into detail about how to download and install Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) on a mac for at-home use.

How to download and install Symantec Endpoint Protection(SEP) on Mac.

Symantec Endpoint Protection is a service that will help keep your computer safe from viruses and spyware as well as network threats. With SEP you can keep your computer up to date against the latest threats and scan specific files.

If you have not downloaded it yet, here is the download page.

Begin by downloading SEP from the download page if you have not already.

  1. After opening the installation package you will get a warning telling you that after you install Symantec Endpoint Protection you will be required to restart your computer. Save all of your work and click 'continue.'
  2. Clicking the 'Agree and install' button will launch the installation process as well as agree to the End User License Agreement.  After clicking 'agree and install' your computer might ask you for authorization, type in the appropriate username and password. 
  3. After clicking 'agree and install' SEP will begin installing, this should only take  a few minutes.
  4. After installation you will be required to restart your computer for SEP to be fully operational. Click 'close and restart' after your computer is done restarting the install process is complete.