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Immediate Precautions at Work

We use Trend at work and it will stay up to date automatically.

If you want to force the latest update do the following.

  1. Right click on the blue ball down by the clock on the task bar.
  2. Left click on Update Now.
  3. Left click again on Update Now.
  4. Click OK when done.

Scan your computer weekly by doing the following.

  1. Right click on the blue ball down by the clock on the task bar.
  2. Left click on OfficeScan Main.
  3. Mark you C: drive by left clicking in the box by Local Disk (C:).
  4. Left click on the Scan Drives Icon.
  5. Exit when done. You may do other work while this runs.

Stopping Adware and spyware at work. We have several programs loaded on most staff computer to help with this task. To run them, click on the icon on your desk top or find them in your programs. They should run daily if you are having a bad problems with pop-ups They are:

  1. Spybot
  2. MalwareBytes
  3. SuperAntispyware