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Manual Install of V3 Virus Definition Updates (DATs) Not Working

Endpoint Security - Self-Managed

Attempting to update virus definitions from the Security Updates page using the latest V3 Virus Definition Updates (DATs) V3_3773dat.exe [07/18/2019]

On running the V3_3773dat.exe file on laptop (Panasonic Toughbook CF54-J mk3, Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC v1809) the CMD Window appears stating that the "AMCoreDat starting" then closes immediately - no update taken place.

Attempted running file as Administrator, Endpoint just installed, manual updates only possible as machine has no network access.

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Re: Manual Install of V3 Virus Definition Updates (DATs) Not Working

You may want to check your root certificates are up to date:

Following that, check that ENS services are running via CMD (launched as admin):

C:\Program Files\Common Files\McAfee\SystemCore>mmsinfo.exe -enum

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Re: Manual Install of V3 Virus Definition Updates (DATs) Not Working

I have yet to try the above, but thought I would add some more information. 

The Operating System Windows 10 Enterprise 2019 LTSC V1809, which may be significant as I also have the same problem on a HP ProDesk 400 of same OS build.

I have also downloaded the latest update definitions to try too (V3_3793dat.exe).

Every now and again (with either machine) when repeatedly trying to run the file the CMD Window that appears stating that the "AMCoreDat starting" also displays "Error: PerformContentInstall failed to find InstallPath from registry".

Perhaps this information can assist.


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