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How to activate the Disable On-Access Scan menu option in the VirusScan Enterprise system tray icon
Technical Articles ID:  KB50298
Last Modified:  05/16/2013
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Solution

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:

  1. Click Start, Programs, McAfee, VirusScan Console.
  2. Double-click Access Protection
  3. Deselect Prevent McAfee Services from being stopped.
  4. Click Apply and OK.
  5. Exit the VirusScan Console.

To verify that the On-Access Scanner can be stopped and started:
  1. In the system tray, right-click the VirusScan icon and select Disable On-Access Scan.
  2. 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

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