Mcafee enterprise not updating

If you are within the Cambridge University domain (uk) or have a Raven account, choose the relevant link below.

Although you might be tempted to use "At Startup" or "At Logon", this can severly slow down a laptop as most laptops already have too many tasks to run at startup.

Unlike the home-user edition, the Enterprise edition consists of a client application for networked computers, and a server application, which the system installs updates and configures settings for all client programs.

Clients can be controlled using the included e Policy Orchestrator (e PO), which is a unified console that can control Virus Scan and other Mc Afee products.

Mc Afee rectified this by removing and replacing the faulty DAT file, version 5958, with an emergency DAT file (version 5959) and has posted a fix for the affected machines in its consumer "Knowledge Base".

In fact, that very scenario played out in many IT departments just recently.