The Cloud Endpoint Protection Agent delivers services to your computers and communicates with the management console in your account. The Agent is designed to support multiple services enabling you to add and remove services from computers as required. You must install the Agent on every computer you want to protect. Make sure that your computers meet the system requirements and Internet access requirements.
If you are running Windows Vista, User Account Control allows only your computer administrator to install a program that runs for every user account. Even if you have disabled User Account Control, administrative rights are required to install the Agent.
When you upgrade a protected computer from Windows XP to Windows Vista you must remove the Agent and restart the computer. When the computer restarts you can begin the upgrade to Windows Vista.
You can install Cloud Endpoint Protection Agents on more than a few computers.
On the Add a New Computer or Service page, select the service or services to install by clicking the icon for the services that you want. Click Install Now.
The File Download dialog box gives you the option to Run or Save the file. Click Run.
When the SymantecExtractor.exe file download is complete, you are asked for permission to run the software. Click Run.
The Symantec.cloud Wizard opens. From the welcome screen, click Next.
The component configuration screen appears showing the status the components comprising your installation. You may also configure your Proxy Settings or change the destination folder if required. Click Install.
When the success screen appears, click Finish.
To download the Cloud Endpoint Protection Agent from your Computers page
Log on to the Symantec.cloud with the email address and password you created during signup.
On the Computers page, click Add Computers.
To learn more about the additional methods for installing Cloud Endpoint Protection Agents see: