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Re: McAfee constantly updating every couple of hours

I'm not sure uninstalling and reinstalling will resolve whatever the "bug" is that seems to have crawled into the software. Won't that just

reinstall the problem?

Re: McAfee constantly updating every couple of hours

Hi Julia, I realise that the update sticking problem would be re-installed until fixed ... I seem to have an additional problem though with update failing and giving an error message. McAfee advice on the particular error message is to re-install (unless I want to try editing the Windows Registry - I don't).

Its gone from bad to worse!!

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Re: McAfee constantly updating every couple of hours

Did you try that 'Work-Around' I posted? It should allow you to update.

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Re: McAfee constantly updating every couple of hours

Hi Catdaddy

I've just this minute done that and, yes, it did update. Thanks.

Will that mean I have to go through that routine each time or will the error message problem have now cleared?

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Re: McAfee constantly updating every couple of hours

It is difficult to tell, as it is an intermittent issue with some, yet not others. This is a known issue and a fix should be available soon, as it is being tested in Beta as we speak.

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Message 16 of 84

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Please check to see if you have these particular 'Version Numbers'

Ref: Post #1

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Re: McAfee constantly updating every couple of hours

I'm on build 4121 for main product - is that what you are asking ?

Other services are at different build numbers

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                 That is the most current McAfee Security Build v14.0.4121, before the next Build hopefully with the fix for these issues in it. What I meant was click on that link I inserted in Post #15 and Navigate to the file location and see if it indeed shows that Version.

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Re: McAfee constantly updating every couple of hours

Ah yes - I get it. I've just followed the instruction and I do have the versions you quote.

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                 Great !  Could you kindly set your Updates to (Automatic) and let's see if it updates on it's own tomorrow?

We know that it will by turning off 'Access Protection' temporarily. However I would like to see if it will Automatic Update with 'Access Protection' (ON)

All the Best,

CD

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