UD IT retiring University McAfee license

As of June 30, 2019, UD's license to use McAfee expires. People using UD-licensed McAfee on UD-owned or personal devices must remove this software.

Options to protect computers:

UD-owned devices

  • Windows sytsems may use the built-in Windows Defender program for Windows 10. We advise that Windows 7 or 8.1 systems be upgraded to Windows 10 so that they can run Windows Defender.
  • Windows systems that store or access sensitive data may use Cylance. Contact the UD IT Support Center to request this software.
  • macOS sytsems may also use Cylance. Contact the IT Support Center to request this software.

Personally owned devices

  • For Windows systems, we recommend using the built-in Windows Defender program for Windows 10.
  • For macOS systems, we recommend Avast Security.

Removing UD-licensed McAfee VirusScan

To remove McAfee VirusScan, follow the instructions below for your operating system.

  1. On the Start menu select Settings.
  2. In Settings, select Apps > Apps & features.
  3. Select McAfee VirusScan Enterprise, and select Uninstall.
  4. Follow the directions on the screen.

  1. click the Start button.
  2. Click Control Panel
  3. Click Programs.
  4. Click Programs and Features.
  5. Click to highlight McAfee VirusScan Enterprise.
  6. At the top of the window, click Uninstall.
  7. Once the program is uninstalled, close the Programs and Features window.
  8. If prompted, restart your computer.

  1. Open a Terminal window from the Utilitiesfolder and enter the following command:
    sudo /usr/local/McAfee/uninstall EPM
  2. Enter your macOS user account password when prompted.

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