The University uses a licensed copy of McAfee Threat Protection for Mac (formerly called VirusScan) customized for employee-, student-, and University-owned computers. Some anti-virus programs conflict with McAfee's software. If your computer has other anti-virus software installed, you must uninstall the programs before installing McAfee Threat Protection for Mac. Common anti-virus programs for Mac include—but are not limited to—the following:
The directions below apply to all versions of Mac OS X 10.9+ running McAfee version 10.2.1. McAfee Threat Protection for Mac 10.2.3 (below) works with macOS High Sierra 10.13.
Step 1:Remove old anti-virus software from your Mac
sudo /usr/local/McAfee/uninstall EPM
Step 2:Install McAfee 10.2 on your Mac
The UD version of VirusScan for Mac will NOT automatically scan your computer for viruses at regular intervals. To ensure that your system is virus-free, you should manually scan your computer at least once a week: Directions for manually scanning a Mac OS X Computer.
Step 3:Manually scan your Mac for viruses