10.5 will come automaticaly I got it last week though had it for 2 mths beta testing it. It will not fix the issue I am expecting a patch very soon but knowing Mcafee it might just be put on an update. Re not getting it well my XP test box gets it 3 times in 36 now so for some it is very uncommon to see.
The new 10.5 has better update and scheduling rules as well as several fixes.
I just downloaded and installed a McAfee update which required a computer "restart." I noticed that in recent posts, e.g., Nisa51 (#880) and Davideo (#881), they have referenced several so-called "build" versions, like 10.0 and 10.5.178. I would greatly appreciate it if you could share with me how to learn which McAfee version or "build" is running in my computer. I've clicked on "home" and "help" and the McAfee version or "build" is not revealed (unlike other softwares). I'm anxious to learn whether the fix has already been received and installed via an update. I shut down the PC twice today (without turning off the McSvHost.exe file in Task Manager as I have been doing for more than a month) and I didn't experience the error, though I recognize that maybe I was plain lucky. Please enlighten me. Thanks.
Thanks Peacekeeper. My version is 10.0.580. And you are correct. It was wishful thinking on my part that maybe the fix was released because when I went to shut down the PC last night the error popped up. I'll go back to terminating the McSvHost.exe prior to shut down --which works for me-- at least until you notify us that McAfee has completed its beta testing and is ready to release the fix.
I don't understand why everyone seems to have a different version update. Like "Davideo0" I have build 10.5.178 and have not had the error since receiving this update. I expect it will return like it did with Davideo0 but it seems to me that something has changed to allow me not to have it for at least the last 10 shutdowns. Prior to this I would get the error about every 2 or 3 times when I shut my computer down. Maybe someone can explain why everyone does not have the latest update (Build 10.5.178).
I can answer that for you. When a new update becomes available, it isn't just pushed out to all 30+ million customers at once. It generally goes in sections based on region and number of users. As I understand it, this is mostly to ensure that there is more than enough bandwidth available so that updates download successfully to each individual.
As well the region downloads are throttled ie 1 in 100 get it when they update then after a while this throttling is reduced till finally every1 gets it. This reduces the load on the server
Thanks to Somer Pyron and Peacekeeper for answering my question about the update releases. Now if one of you could only get the fix for the McSvHost.exe error pushed through we can finally close this forum down and I am sure everyone would like that. Once again I have to say, since receiving the 10.5.178 update I have not experienced the problem after previously getting the error every 2 or 3 times when shutting my computer down. This forum has been pretty quite lately, I am wondering if it is because others are experiencing what has happened to me since receiving the 10.5.178 build.