Bell Aliant

Security & Support


Help guard your computer against viruses, worms and Trojans with full time anti-virus protection. Offered exclusively to our residential Internet service customers.

  • All 4 Security Services for only $3.95 /mo. with
    FibreOP Internet, High-Speed Ultra & High-Speed Max

    High-Speed Regular and Dial-up Internet customers pay: 
    • $4.95 /mo. for 1 security service
    • $7.95 /mo. for 2 security services
    • $9.95 /mo. for 3 security services
    • $11.95 /mo. for 4 security services



  • Powerful virus scanner scans all files, applications, diskettes and CD-ROM's on your computer
  • "Always-on" protection that works in the background automatically scanning for viruses
  • Automatically updates with the latest virus information
  • Free software upgrades
  • Comprehensive statistics about scanned, infected and disinfected files on your computer
  • Toll-free technical support - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Available for use on up to 3 computers
  • Includes Pop-up Blocker, Form Filler and Privacy Manager for no additional charge

Terms & Conditions

What you need

  • To subscribe to any of our Security Services you need to be a Bell Aliant Dial-up Internet or High-Speed subscriber (includes Sympatico and NBNet customers).

You can add

Bell Aliant Anti-Virus helps protect you against many of the dangers of computer viruses. No Anti-Virus will guarantee you perfect protection, however, through automatic virus definition updates, Bell Aliant Anti-Virus protects to the greatest degree possible. We recommend that you back-up important files and not save personal profile information on your computer.

Basic Tools
All of our Security Services include Basic Tools that will help you further protect your personal and private information. The following services are included with your subscription to Bell Aliant Anti-Virus:

Privacy Manager 
Instantly scans all outgoing information for sensitive or identifying information, allowing you control over cookies and how much information Web sites record about your browsing habits. It does this by:

  • removing tracking information found in your operating system and browser
  • removing unnecessary cookies to help protect your privacy
  • ensuring personal information is not being transmitted to the Internet without your knowledge

Pop-Up Blocker
Block most pop-up ads so that you have a faster, interruption-free Web surfing experience.

Form Filler
Enables faster completion of on-line forms including support for credit card information, personal information and passwords.

Download the Anti-Virus software to your PC. (This applies to current Anti-Virus customers only)

Learn how to: 

Solve problems with:
   • cannot delete or disinfect a detected virus
   • scanning process quits or freezes
   • see more problem-solving tips

In order to subscribe to Bell Aliant Internet Security Services, you must be a residential Bell Aliant Dial-up or High-Speed Internet subscriber (which includes Sympatico and NBNet customers).

Very Important:
  • To ensure that Bell Aliant Anti-Virus, Anti-Spyware, & Personal Firewall successfully protect your computer without interference, you must remove any other anti-virus, anti-spyware, & firewall products from your computer.
  • We regret that there is no support for the Macintosh® platform, Microsoft® Windows 95, Microsoft® Windows 98, Microsoft® Windows 98 SE, Microsoft® Windows ME, Microsoft® Windows 2000, or Microsoft® Windows NT at this time.
Minimum System Requirements

Operating System

  • Windows XP Home, Media Center and Professional 32-bit editions with Service Pack 2.
  • Windows Vista 32-bit and 64-bit editions (Starter Edition not supported)
  • Windows 7 32 bit- and 64-bit editions

Internet Connection

  • Minimum: dial-up connection at 56 Kbps
  • Recommended: Broadband connection


  • Windows XP
    • Minimum 300 MHz processor
    • Minimum 256 MB of RAM; 512 MB of RAM recommended.
    • Minimum 500 MB of free hard disk space; 1 GB recommended
  • Windows Vista
    • 1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
    • 512 MB of RAM 1024 MB of RAM recommended.
    • 500 MB of available hard disk space; 750 MB recommended
  • Windows 7
    • 1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
    • 1 GB of RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB of RAM (64-bit); 2 GB of RAM recommended
    • 500 MB of available hard disk space; 750 MB recommended 


  • Internet Explorer 6 or later
  • MSN 8
  • MSN Explorer 6.0 or 7.0

Mail Clients

  • Eudora 5.2.1
  • Netscape Messenger 7
  • Outlook Express 5.x, 6.0
  • Outlook 2000, XP

Internet Chat & Newsgroup

  • MIRC 4.x, 5.x
  • Netscape News 4.x, 6.x
  • Outlook Express 4.x, 5.x, 6.0