Last Modified: 5/16/2013
Beginning with VirusScan Enterprise 8.5i, the Access Protection feature can deny attempts to stop McAfee services by users or applications.
To activate the Disable On-Access Scan menu option in the VirusScan system tray icon:
- Click Start, Programs, McAfee, VirusScan Console.
- Double-click Access Protection.
- Deselect Prevent McAfee Services from being stopped.
- Click Apply and OK.
- Exit the VirusScan Console.
To verify that the On-Access Scanner can be stopped and started:
- In the system tray, right-click the VirusScan icon and select Disable On-Access Scan.
- In the system tray, right-click the VirusScan icon and select Enable On-Access Scan.
NOTE: Disabling Prevent McAfee Services from being stopped can negatively affect the security of your systems. Only use this option if it is absolutely required.
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VirusScan Enterprise 8.7i (EOL)
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