This document contains instructions for using the "Rx4DefsSEP" utility.
The "Rx4DefsSEP" utility is used to completely remove and replace definitions on 32-bit or 64-bit Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.x clients. It is not intended for operation with Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 systems due to changes in folders and operations. The tool does not replace definitions for Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager.
To use the tool, double click Rx4DefsSEP_x.x.exe to begin remediating the virus definitions.
Note: This utility silently attempts to repair the virus definitions on the computer on which it is run. Once the utility has completed its task, which may take several minutes, the computer may need to be restarted for the changes to take effect. This utility will replace the current definitions with a specific set of definitions and the definitions it places on the computer may be out of date. It is recommended that LiveUpdate be run on unmanaged clients after repairing the definitions with this utility. Managed clients should retrieve the latest definitions automatically from their parent server if so configured.