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Antivirus software: Windows

Installation

1

Download Download and install McAfee Endpoint Threat Prevention. This version is required for the Windows 10 20H2 Update (Updated November 2020)

 

2

Wait for the setup screen to finish and close.

Right click the 'M' shield newMshield1 in the system tray and select 'McAfee Endpoint Security'.

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3

Click 'Adaptive Threat Protection'...

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... and make sure 'Enable Observe mode' is not checked, to obtain best protection.

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4

Click 'Apply' and close the McAfee console.


Installer including McAfee Web Control

A version of the above software that includes McAfee Web Control is available here:

Download Download and install McAfee Endpoint Threat Prevention with Web Control following the same installations instructions as above.

 

Previous versions

If you're still using previous versions, we recommend installing the latest version, available above.

Uninstalling McAfee Endpoint Security

You can manually uninstall McAfee Endpoint Security.

In the control panel, select Programs and Features and uninstall the following items in this order:

  1. McAfee Endpoint Security Adaptive Threat Protection
  2. McAfee Endpoint Security Web Control (if installed)
  3. McAfee Endpoint Security Threat Prevention
  4. McAfee Endpoint Security Platform (if the above step hasn't already done so)
  5. McAfee Agent

If the uninstall fails, a removal tool is available (updated 10/02/2021).

A removal tool user guide is available here.

 

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