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McAfee agent on Windows 8.1 Update 1


I would like to know if anybody knows when will McAfee Agent 4.8 be compatible with Windows 8.1 Update 1.

On the matrix page for McAfee Agent ( it only says that for Windows 8.1, McAfee Agent 4.8 Patch 1 is the minimum supported version. But it does not say anything about not the Windows 8.1 Update 1 flavor, it only mentions "Windows 8.1".

On the VSE side, it's much clearer. From the VSE support matrix page (, it says that "Support for Windows 8.1 Update 1 will be provided by means of a VSE 8.8 hotfix, expected to be released in June 2014". That's clear, we must unfortunately wait until June...

So my question is: is the Agent already compatible with Windows 8.1 Update 1 or must we wait until June or December for a new patch?



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Re: McAfee agent on Windows 8.1 Update 1

Try it and see!

It works for me on Windows 8.1 Update 1 and Windows 2012R2 Update 1.



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Re: McAfee agent on Windows 8.1 Update 1


It probably works, but that does not mean that it can't cause problems.

I've seen this in the past, when it was not supported, that it caused problems only on a few machines.

I'm looking here for an official info from McAfee.

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