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McAfee Antivirus
McAfee VirusScan Enterprise combines anti-virus, firewall, and intrusion prevention technologies to stop and remove malicious software. It also extends coverage to new security risks and reduces the cost of responding to outbreaks.
With VirusScan Enterprise, you get:
Maximum defense against malware — Safeguards your systems and files from viruses, worms, rootkits, and Trojans.It detects and cleans malware, and allows you to easily configure policies to manage quarantined items.
Proactive protection from attacks — Real-time scanning ensures all your systems, including remote locations, are protected from current and emerging threats. VirusScan Enterprise also guards against buffer-overflow exploits that target vulnerabilities in Microsoft applications.
Easy,centralized management — The McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO) platform is the centralized management console for deploying policies, managing security alerts, and viewing automated reports.


McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator, acts as the central security management hub by keeping protection updated, configuring and enforcing protection policies, and monitoring security status. ePolicyOrchestrator makes enforcing compliance and managing updates easier.

McAfee Virus Scan Enterprise proactively stops and removes malicious software and extends coverage against new security risks. With advanced heuristics and generic detection it is even capable of finding new, unknown viruses. The service replaces CA eTrust Anti-virus.

McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention Systems (HIPS) monitors andblocks attacks from worms, adware, spyware and viruses. The service replaces Zone Labs Integrity Plus (PFW).

McAfee Anti-Spyware Enterprise protects from all types of potentially unwanted programs (PUPs). Using behavioral-based methods Anti-Spyware Enterprise finds and blocks both known and unknown spyware

Installation of McAfee

For PC’s managed by PCCOE, the installation is done via CMApplication Manager

For Non PCCOE systems the installation files are found in

Steps to Run a Local System Scan:
1. Ask the user to Disable System Restore
2. Right-click [pic]in the system tray to display the menu.
3. Click on On-Demand Scan

4. Ensure that  the All Local Drives Option isSelected & click on the Start button

You will see the dialog box indicating the system is being scanned for viruses. The scan will take approximately 30-45 minutes. Do not run a scan on the Network Drives.

Steps to Run a Local System Scan:
1. From your Windows Desktop screen, double click to open My Computer.
2. Locate your local hard drive (generally C: and/or C: and D:)or another area (Drive, Folder, or File) that you wish to scan.
3. Right Click on the area you wish to scan.  Left Click on Scan for Threats…

4. The scanning window, shown next, will open.  The scan will start automatically.  The length of time that it will take to finish scanning is dependent on the speed of your system, amount of memory, drive size, and number of files beingscanned. You can continue to do other things while the scan is running.  If an infected file is detected, information is displayed as shown in the example.


5. No action is taken automatically by VirusScan with this type of scan.  The default for this type of scan is Continue Scanning as the Primary action.  You will need to highlight some or the entire entire list offiles, by clicking on the first file in the list, holding down the shift key, and scrolling to the end of the list. Once you have selected the files to be remediated, click on Detection, from the menu, and select Clean or Delete.  The status will change to Cleaned or Deleted.  You can also right-click on a file or selected group of files and select the action to take.
6. Worms and Trojan...
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