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Harvard Law School is committed to providing our community with up-to-date, secure, and reliable virus protection software. As part of this commitment, we offer Microsoft antivirus software to currently enrolled HLS students. In Windows 8 and 10, Windows Defender comes pre-installed. For Windows 7, please follow the links below to install Microsoft Security Essentials. For Apple Mac OS X computers, please follow the link and instructions below to install Microsoft Endpoint.

As part of Microsoft’s ongoing effort to protect against viruses and malware, regular updates will be sent to your antivirus program and an automatic scan will be scheduled by default.

The following downloads are for students only.

Windows 8 and 10

Your computer comes with Windows Defender pre-installed.

Windows 7

Instructions: Please follow the download instructions on the linked page below.
Download: Microsoft Security Essentials Download (External Link)

For Apple Mac OS X

Instructions: Microsoft Endpoint Protection Mac Installation Instructions (PDF)
Download: Microsoft Endpoint Installation for Mac (ZIP File)