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Message 11 of 15

RE: Weird Update Problem

I had to follow the above instructions after restoring an image today.
I believe there is an official document, which probably needs to be updated. If I recall correctly, the document suggested renaming the DAT folder.

Last time when I was confronted with a similar situation, I just deleted the entire DAT folder. I tried the same today, but one item in the folder could not be removed without breaking McAfee. Anyway, I located your solution and it worked. What is also new is the need to use Safe Mode.

I'm just suggesting that the document in question needs to be updated.
Message 12 of 15

RE: Weird Update Problem

Well I suggested Safe Mode because then there wont be a permissions issue and all the contents should go without a hitch.
Former Member
Message 13 of 15

RE: Weird Update Problem

I tried reinstalling last night and it came with the newest DAT. I had no idea the problem was on McAfee's end!
If it got the newest one during reinstallation, should it be okay? I don't want to reinstall again. :/null
Message 14 of 15

RE: Weird Update Problem

Actually installing from online should give you the latest DAT always. You should now be OK.
Former Member
Message 15 of 15

RE: Weird Update Problem

Does indeed appear to be fixed now...!
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