How do I install the Hendrix Anti-Virus software?

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How to Install Anti-Virus Software on a PC

1. Download the software for your operating system. You will be prompted to log in with your Hendrix username and password before you will be able to begin the download. This is the same as your email login information (STUDENTS\username or HENDRIX\username).

2. You will be prompted to save or open the file; Click 'Save', and save the file to your desktop.

4. Go to your desktop and double click on the "McAfee85.zip" file. A window will open an you should see the "McAfee 8.5" folder. Double-click on the "McAfee 8.5" folder.

5. Double-click on the "setup.exe" file. This should begin the installation process.

6. A window will eventually appear that says "McAfee VirusScan Enterprise Setup". When the "Next >" button appears, click it.

7. A new window will appear called "McAfee Licensing". In the "License expiry type" dropdown box, select "Perpetual". Make sure the location is set to "United States (default for use in US)".

8. Read the licensing terms, then choose the "I accept the terms in the license agreement" and click "OK".

9. If you have an older version of McAfee anti-virus, you will see a window that says "Previous Version Detected". This installation of McAfee VirusScan will remove any older versions. Ensure that "Preserve Settings" is checked and click "Next >".

10. In the "Select Setup Type", choose "Typical", and click "Next >".

11. On the "Ready to Install" screen, click "Install" to begin the installation process. This may take several minutes.

10. Check the "Update Now" and "Run On-Demand Scan" boxes to update your virus definitions and run a scan of your system. Click Finish to complete installation.


How to Install Anti-Virus Software on a Mac

Follow the steps below to get the virus software.

For Mac OS X Tiger:

  • Click on the link and save to the desktop
  • Unzip the Virex7.7.dmg file to the desktop
  • Double click the file to mount it
  • Open the mounted disk image then open the Virex 7.7 folder
  • Double click the package installer

For Mac OS X

  • Click on the link and save to the desktop
  • Unzip the Virex7.6.dmg file to the desktop
  • Double click the file to mount it
  • Open the mounted disk image then open the Virex 7.6 folder
  • Double click the package installer
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