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VirusScan Enterprise 8.8 support for Microsoft Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012
Technical Articles ID:  KB74593
Last Modified:  11/13/2013


McAfee VirusScan Enterprise (VSE) 8.8 Patch 2 and Patch 3
McAfee Agent (MA) 4.6 Patch 1 or later
McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO) 4.5 or later

Microsoft Windows 8
Microsoft Server 2012


McAfee supports Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 with VSE 8.8 Patch 3, which is available from the McAfee Downloads site.

McAfee product software, upgrades, maintenance releases, and documentation are available from the Product Downloads site at: http://www.mcafee.com/us/downloads/downloads.aspx.

 You will need a valid Grant Number for access. KB56057 provides additional information about the Product Downloads site, as well as alternate locations for some products.

  • To review the differences between the VSE 8.8 Patch 2 and 3 installation files for Windows 8 and Server 2012, see KB76536.
  • The Windows 8 information and related downloads are available at: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/hh771457.aspx.
  • VSE can be installed on Tablets that have Windows 8 installed; however, the only version of Windows 8 that is not supported, is Windows 8 RT.

Are there any minimum version requirements for McAfee Agent or ePO?
You need MA 4.6 Patch 1 or later and ePO 4.5 or later.

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