Anti-virus for Windows

For Anti-virus for Mac OS, go to http://www.hawaii.edu/askus/1652

Who is Eligible?

McAfee anti-virus software is licensed by the University of Hawaii (UH), Information Technology Services (ITS) site license for use by active UH faculty, staff, and students. Active UH faculty, staff, and students include any student taking a UH credit course, any faculty/staff currently employed by UH, and any faculty/staff currently employed by EWC/RCUH associated with UH.

UH faculty, staff and students may install McAfee software for their UH-owned Windows computers (desktops and laptops), including computer labs on campus, and home computers (one license only).

Upon termination of employment or student status at UH, all copies of McAfee software obtained through the University of Hawaii, Information Technology Services site license must be uninstalled.

McAfee software can not be loaded on computers located outside the United States.

Current Version

VirusScan Enterprise 8.8 with Patch 5

Supported Platforms

VSE 8.8 Patch 5 (patch only) for McAfee VSE 8.8 installs over an existing installation of VSE 8.8 with Patch 4. For systems without VSE 8.8 with Patch 4 already installed, install VSE 8.8 Repost with Patch 5 (filename uhvse88rp5.zip), available at the Software Download site.

Note: VSE 8.8 with Patch 6 is required for Windows 10 support. McAfee is scheduled to release Patch 6 in late August, 2015. The current version, VSE 8.8 with Patch 5, is NOT compatible with Windows 10.

VSE 8.8 with Patch 5 is supported on the following Windows platforms (32-bit and 64-bit):

Workstations

  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista

Servers

  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2012 Release 2
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2008 Release 2

McAfee Knowledgebase article KB51111 has the complete list of supported operating systems and environments.

Getting the Software

  1. Go to the Software Download site.
  2. Click on Click here to login to the software download site.
  3. Login with your UH username and password, then click on Login.
  4. To download the patch only file, click the link on the Patches line and save the file to your local hard drive.
  5. Fill in the number of computers you will be installing McAfee VirusScan Enterprise on in the "Current # of Licenses" box.
  6. Click on the Download button.
  7. If you agree to the agreement terms, click the I agree button once.
  8. Save the file to your local hard drive.
  9. Click Logout.

Documentation

Installation instructions

Full VSE 8.8 Repost package with Patch 5 included http://www.hawaii.edu/askus/1641

VSE 8.8 Patch 5 (patch only) http://www.hawaii.edu/askus/1642

For Assistance

If you have problems with the software, please contact the ITS Help Desk. Email help@hawaii.edu, call (808) 956-8883 or (800) 558-2669 toll free from the neighbor islands for assistance.

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Article ID: 1651
Created: Fri, 26 Jun 2015 1:06pm
Modified: Wed, 12 Aug 2015 2:39pm