McAfee Virus Scan Enterprise Edition 8.5i protects Windows computers and file servers against viruses like Trojans, worms, potentially unwanted viruses and programs. McAfee Virus Scan Enterprise Edition 8.5i is licensed for use on owned computers and home computers. It supports Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows server 2003. It also supports 64-bit Windows.
To run McAfee Virus Scan Enterprise Edition 8.5i, it is recommended that your computer has the following: Internet Explorer 5.5 or Mozilla Firefox & Service Pack 2 or later 200 MB of free hard disk space for complete installation with all program features 64 MB RAM or more Intel Pentium class or Celeron processor rated 533MHz or higher CD-ROM drive Internet connection (local area network, broadband or modem connection) for getting updates. Although McAfee Virus Scan Enterprise Edition 8.5i runs on Windows NT 4.0 SP6 or greater workstation and server, it is strongly advised that Windows NT not be used. Microsoft dropped support for Windows NT.
Make sure that you are logged in with an account that has administrator privileges. Close all programs. If you have an existing anti-virus software (not McAfee Virus Scan Enterprise 8.0i), you should uninstall it first. Go to Start, Control Panel, Add/Remove Programs. Select your old anti-virus program and click Remove. Make sure that you restart your system before proceeding with the installation.
Double click on the uhvse85.exe self-extracting file to extract the contents. It may take awhile to extract the files. Click View Read me to show the read me file, if desired. Click Next. For License Expiry Type, select Perpetual from the pull down menu. Leave the country selection as United States. Read the license agreement. If you agree with the terms of the license agreement, darken the radio button for I accept the terms in the license agreement. Click OK.
McAfee Virus Scan Enterprise 8.5i runs on the following Windows platforms: Workstations Windows 2000 Professional with Service Pack 3 or later Windows XP Home with Service Pack 1 or later Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 1 or later Windows XP Tablet PC edition with Service Pack 1 or later Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, with Service Pack 1 or later Windows Vista Servers Windows 2000 server with Service Pack 3 or greater Windows server 2003 with Service Pack 1 Windows Storage server 2003
Latest or improved features:
Buffer overflow protection and scanning of Lotus Notes databases are not supported on 64-bit operating systems. Quarantine Manager Policy Before the on-access or on-demand scanner cleans or deletes a file, a backup copy of the Support for 64-bit operating systems Original file and its registry value is made in the quarantine directory. The quarantined Items can be automatically deleted after a specified number of days or selectively deleted or restored. Incremental scan engine updates Two versions of the scan engine, 32-bit and 64-bit Ability to use different sets of detection definition files (DAT) at the same time, Providing for faster and more efficient scanning. Detection of root kits in memory Enhanced access protection Standard protection level allows installation and execution of legitimate software. Maximum protection level protects most critical settings and files from being modified.