Mcafee dat files not updating
DAT file versions to a careful automatic test suite to verify their detection and removal capabilities, and in order to reduce the possibility of "false alarm" detections or other issues and to improve their overall reliability.
Note, however, that the Mc Afee Quality Assurance team has NOT tested or approved these files for release.
Systems which were delivered with XP SP1 on them will not update the dats, unless the user has Admin rights.
I do not want all users to have Admin rights, but I do want to keep my virus files up to date!
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My current DAT file is 6039 when it should be 6042 by now.
Mc Afee users can submit a virus and/or suspected false positive to Mc Afee Labs for analysis on-line by accessing the following link:https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?
If this occurs, manually re-add Tags, Policies and Tasks Assigned to a Single System, and Encryption Users.