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Downloading Yale-Licensed Software

Yale's Software Download Site

Before you can fully access the Internet, you need to register your network connection.

Yale licenses software such as Symantec Antivirus, Internet browsers, Eudora email software, and other tools for enhancing computing efficiency to the entire Yale community.

To download software, go to the Software Catalog at http://www.yale.edu/software and select Download Software. Login with your NetID and password, and select your operating system to view the software categories. You can view a list of all of the software available for download by clicking on the Complete Catalog button.

Symantec Antivirus Corporate Edition

Symantec Antivirus (formerly Norton) is considered required software for computing at Yale. While new computers typically have an antivirus program installed, these antivirus programs are either set to expire or are difficult to update against the latest viral threats. While at Yale, you should install and use the Yale recommended Symantec Antivirus to have the most dependable and updated antivirus protection available.

To download and install Symantec Antivirus Corporate Edition, go to the Yale Software Download Site. Choose your operating system and select Required Software; download Symantec Antivirus from the link. Before installing Symantec, completely uninstall any other virus programs from your computer. When installing the software in Windows, choose 'Unmanaged' (the default option) when selecting an installation scenario. Also activate LiveUpdate to get virus updates.