Tag: McAfee

How to Completely Uninstall McAfee VirusScan Enterprise Edition

While in the process of cleaning off several applications from an older server, one application remained regardless of the uninstallation procedure. This application was McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 8.5i. There is a a method that worked successfully in the removal of this stubburn application. Open a Command Prompt Go to c:\program files\mcafee\common framework\ Type the comand frminst /forceuninstall After the uninstall…

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Zlob Virus Removal

A client suspected their computer of being infected with a virus, trojan, or malware. There was the inability of using Internet Explorer without being redirected. Antivirus and anti-malware applications either did not identify any infection or did an claimed to remove the infection. The systems persisted. In desperation the computer’s hard drive was brought to me to identify the problem…

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Unlock the McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 8.5i User Interface

A recent installation of McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 8.5i had been locked down to restrict access to the user interface. To further complications, this lockdown was enforced with the McAfee edPolicy Orchestrator. By design, McAfee Virusscan cannot be disabled through task manager, services, or direct registry access; the result will be permission denied. Even if McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 8.5i is somehow…

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