Kaspersky Anti-Virus is only Free for FAMU Students for 3 devices which are not university-owned.
All students can receive a free 3 year license of Kaspersky Anti-Virus Software to use for 3 personal devices.
How to receive the license code(Only for students)
You need to register (only for students) to obtain the license code.
Please enter your first name, last name and FAMU e-mail address. The license code will be sent to your FAMU e-mail address only, so please ensure your FAMU e-mail account is active.
Please contact the EIT Helpdesk at 850-412-HELP(4357) located at Room 104, University Commons if you need any assistance in installing it.
Faculty/Staff will get the software installed for their FAMU owned equipment through EIT HelpDesk staff. Please open a ticket via the Task Management System to get Kaspersky Anti-Virus for university-owned equipment.
Installing Kaspersky Internet Security
Please follow the instructions to obtain the anti-virus.
Note: It is recommended to use an antivirus software if your computer runs Windows or MacOS and will be connecting to the campus network. These instructions are intended for students only to use on their personally-owned devices. If you are a faculty/staff, the antivirus software for university-owned devices will be installed by EIT Helpdesk Staff.
1. Register for a free activation code using your FAMU e-mail address only. After completing the form at the above link, Kaspersky will send you an email with your personal activation code and a link to download the software. If you don't receive the email within 20 minutes of completing the registration form, please check your Junk E-mail folder.
2. Please download the software.
3. Uninstall existing antivirus software. Before you install Kaspersky, you should remove any other antivirus software you have installed. If you have FAMU's earlier anti-virus McAfee installed, you can follow these instructions to remove it
4. Log-in with administrator privileges and run the file you downloaded to install Kaspersky Internet Security. Once the installation is complete, you should be prompted to enter the activation code you received via email to activate the software.
The below links provide instructions with screenshots