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Problems after install of Mcafee 2011

hi.. i need your help...  i need to install the antivirus suite on vmware dektops... but all the products hangs the mahines after the installation.. do you know if mcafee works in vmware enviroments ..

the hang problems begins when we have more that 20 clients installed.... and i need to protect more than 200 clients.


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Re: Problems after install of Mcafee 2011

200 clients.  Are you sure you are talking home products here?  I branched this to its own discussion as it has nothing to do with the original thread.

McAfee home products are compatible with VM's as long as the operating systems therein are within the System Requirements as posted on the regular product webpages and the VM's are hosted in compatible operating systems too.

Supported Operating Systems (minimum)

  • Windows XP (32-bit) with Service Pack 2 (SP2) or higher
  • Windows Vista (32-bit and 64-bit) with Service Pack 1 (SP1)
  • Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)

              Compatible with Windows XP  Compatible with Windows Vista              Compatible with Windows7         

System Requirements

  • 1 GHz processor or higher
  • 800 × 600 or higher resolution
  • 512 MB RAM or higher for Windows XP
  • 2 GB RAM for Vista/Windows 7
  • 400 MB of available free drive space
  • Internet connection

Supported Browsers for Anti-Phishing

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or later
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.5 or later
  • Google Chrome 6 or later

Supported Email Programs

  • POP3 – Windows Mail, Microsoft Outlook Express, Microsoft Outlook, Eudora, Netscape, IncrediMail and Thunderbird
  • MAPI – Outlook
  • Web – MSN/Hotmail, or email account with POP3 access

Supported Instant Messaging Programs

  • AOL Instant Messenger 2.1 or later
  • Yahoo Messenger 4.1 or later
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Messenger 3.6 or later
  • MSN Messenger 6.0 or later

Required for Anti-Spam Toolbar Plug-In

  • Outlook Express 6.0 or later
  • Windows Mail
  • Outlook 2000 or later
  • Eudora 6.0 or later
  • Thunderbird 1.5 or later
  • Anti-Spam also supports any other POP3 email client (without SSL) and web accounts

Message was edited by: Ex_Brit on 27/07/11 4:30:25 EDT PM
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