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How to temporarily disable Access Protection in the VirusScan Enterprise 8.x Console
Technical Articles ID:  KB52204
Last Modified:  09/10/2013
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Environment

McAfee VirusScan Enterprise (VSE) 8.x
 

Summary

The VSE Access Protection feature prevents unwanted changes to your computer by restricting access to specified ports, files and folders, shares, and registry key values. It also protects McAfee processes and services by preventing users from modifying or stopping them. There are times when you may be required to temporarily disable Access Protection to perform troubleshooting or implement workarounds provided by McAfee support.

NOTE: The on-access scanner must be enabled for the Access Protection feature to function.

Solution

  1. Disable Access Protection.
    1. Click Start, Programs, McAfee, VirusScan Enterprise, VirusScan Console.
    2. Right-click Access Protection and select Disable.
    3. Leave the Console open.
       
  2. Make the changes advised in the McAfee KnowledgeBase or by McAfee support.
     
  3. Enable Access Protection.
    1. Click Start, Programs, McAfee, VirusScan Enterprise, VirusScan Console.
    2. Right-click Access Protection and select Enable.
    3. Close the VirusScan console.
 
NOTE: If the computer is managed by ePolicy Orchestrator, this option will automatically be enabled during the next policy enforcement.

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