This has the advantage of being one of the less difficult methods to configure but does require that the workstations have a period of time where they will not be used and can be configured to update automatically.
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I recently reinstalled Windows on an Acer 64 bit desktop. Everything was fine except for my Mc Afee antivirus.
Although I could install Mc Afee Security Suite itself, I could not get the antivirus bit to install.
They couldn't get it to install either, and they navigated to Windows Updates where there were 4 important updates that were not there yesterday.. Fe87Mgodsys Af Q AVG Anti Virus Free 2014 Avira Free Anti Virus Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition Antivirus 6 Security Essentials Panda Cloud Antivirus Free 2 It is best to install any of these from the company's website.
While they were still on the phone, but after they'd ended the screen sharing session, I downloaded those 4 updates. Computer type Laptop OS Windows 7 home premium 64 bit CPU AMD K10 Motherboard Hewlett-Packard 1444 (Socket S1G4) Memory 3.00GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 532MHz Graphics Card ATI AMD M880G with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250 (HP) Sound Card Realtek Screen Resolution 1366 x 768 1) Create a new thread in this section: Windows Updates & Activation - Windows 7 Help Forums Be sure to follow these steps: Windows Update Posting Instructions 2) After all of the updates are installed. Even so, be aware of any other program that installs automatically, if left checked.
Antivirus software by design requires periodic updates to maintain it’s effectiveness on a client workstation, and problems may arise unless steps are taken to ensure that the antivirus software can perform updates in a timely manner. Click on the “Create” button on the toolbar and save the Workstation Install Program in a location that you will remember. Install the updated workstation install file on your workstations.
Scheduled are used to configure the antivirus software to update in a timeframe where Deep Freeze will not be protecting the workstations. Select Batch File in the Task Type drop down and click Add. Name the event “Mc Afee Antivirus” in the Name field. Select the frequency for the updates to occur in the Day drop down and set the start and end time for the event. The options “Allow User to Cancel Event”, “Shutdown after Maintenance”, and “Disable Keyboard and Mouse” can be enabled if desired.
Having outdated virus definitions may cause the program to miss a malicious website containing spyware or other types of malware, which can then infect your computer.
Updating your virus definitions in Mc Afee Total Protection will only take a few short moments of your time.
Step 1 Verify that the Mc Afee Total Protection software is running on your computer.