I upgraded from 8.x to 9.3, had several issues with 9.3 and completely removed (several times) 9.3 and installed fresh. I did the drill - (in Vista), Control Panel - Programs and Features, ran the MCPR.exe and also checked to see if there were any remaining folders to be manually removed.
Today, 17 Feb 2009, McAfee installs an update and at the end of the install I am told the computer is unprotected. I click 'Fix' and that does indeed do the fix.
Is this a common occurrence with 9.3? I never, as far as I can recall, had to 'fix' the computer after an update, an upgrade perhaps, but not an update.
Security Center 9.3, build 9.3.137 VirusScan 13.3, build 13.3.115 Personal Firewall 10.3, build 10.3.106
• Open My Computer > Right click on C drive > select properties > click on the tab General > click on the box disk clean up, once it’s done restart the computer • Open My Computer > Right click on C drive > select properties > click on the tab Tools > click on the box Defragment now, once it’s done restart the computer • click on start > Run > type services.msc > check all the Mcafee services are enabled
First, I cleaned up the computer per your instructions though I should add that I normally use McAfee QuickClean that comes supplied with Security Center. I clean the computer several times a week using McAfee.
Defrag - I also defragged the computer per your instructions even though I use Smart Defrag from Iobit. Microsoft's built in defrag however informed me I didn't need to defrag so I didn't restart the computer a second time.
The only McAfee service not on Automatic in services.msc was McAfee Scanner. I didn't change that setting.
Shall I assume this was a one time glitch caused by that update on 17 Feb?
Bala, after I posted last night I did create a new account with Administrator rights. After a short while I deleted that account and when I did it took away the settings for my external backup. I should not have completely deleted the settings for that new account I have since learned.
If it's all the same to you, I do not want to create another account with Administrator rights. If this glitch\problem\issue reappears I'll post again.
I'll assume this was a glitch in that particular update or a glitch with my particular set up.