FAQ - McAfee 8: Update your Virus Definition Files


How do I update my virus definition, or .dat, files in McAfee Virus Scan 8.


Note: You must be connected to the internet in order to update your Virus Definition Files.

  1. Locate the McAfee Virus Scan Shield Icon in your task bar.

  2. Right click on the McAfee Virus Scan Shield Icon and select Update Now...

  3. This should start the update process.

  4. The update process may take a few minutes. Once the update is finished, click Close.

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Category: Viruses and Security     Platform: All Windows
Document #: 815     Author: Derek Carroll    
Last Modified by: Joshua Moor on 06/26/2008