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Will the installation of VirusScan 8.8 uninstall an existing antivirus product (ex. Trend Micro)?

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Our company has acquired another company and we are looking to install McAfee VirusScan on their servers to match our standard. Currently the acquired company's servers contain Trend Micro for their antivirus software. Will McAfee's installation process remove the Trend Micro software?
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Re: Will the installation of VirusScan 8.8 uninstall an existing antivirus product (ex. Trend Micro)

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Hello @mcoia ,

The article KB72251 provides a list of all McAfee and third-party products that VSE currently supports removing during VSE installation. This means VSE will attempt to uninstall the product using the uninstall string from the registry. If the uninstall command fails, is not present, or requires user interaction, VSE may not be able to uninstall the third-party product. The products listed here are general product names and versions, which represent a longer list of specific GUIDs that can be uninstalled. If a product is listed here but does not uninstall, the actual GUID found in the registry for the product may not be currently represented by this article. To determine if a product can be uninstalled, use the Uninstall Registry key referenced below, and locate the GUID. Search the uninst.ini file included with the latest posted VSE installation package for the GUID. If it is not listed, the specific version installed is not covered as a product that will be uninstalled by VSE (as listed in this article).

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Trend Micro
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Trend Micro AntiVirus 2008
Trend Micro Internet Security 2005, 2008
Trend Micro OfficeScan 6.5, 8.0, 10.0 
Trend Micro OfficeScan Corporate Edition 5.x
Trend Micro OfficeScan Corporate Edition 6.5
Trend Micro OfficeScan Corporate Edition 7.0
Trend Micro OfficeScan Corporate Edition 7.3 
Trend Micro OfficeScan Server 8.0
Trend PC-cillin Internet Security 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
Trend Micro Titanium 3.0 
Trend Office Scan 3.51, 5.x, 6.5, 7.0, 7.3
Trend ServerProtect 4.8, 5.x
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Re: Will the installation of VirusScan 8.8 uninstall an existing antivirus product (ex. Trend Micro)

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Hello @mcoia ,

The article KB72251 provides a list of all McAfee and third-party products that VSE currently supports removing during VSE installation. This means VSE will attempt to uninstall the product using the uninstall string from the registry. If the uninstall command fails, is not present, or requires user interaction, VSE may not be able to uninstall the third-party product. The products listed here are general product names and versions, which represent a longer list of specific GUIDs that can be uninstalled. If a product is listed here but does not uninstall, the actual GUID found in the registry for the product may not be currently represented by this article. To determine if a product can be uninstalled, use the Uninstall Registry key referenced below, and locate the GUID. Search the uninst.ini file included with the latest posted VSE installation package for the GUID. If it is not listed, the specific version installed is not covered as a product that will be uninstalled by VSE (as listed in this article).

McAfee
AhnLab
Computer Associates
Dr Solomon's
F-Secure
Kaspersky
Microsoft
Microworld
Norton / Symantec
Panda
PC-cillin
Sophos
Trend Micro
V3
Yahoo!

Trend Micro
Product
Trend Micro AntiVirus 2008
Trend Micro Internet Security 2005, 2008
Trend Micro OfficeScan 6.5, 8.0, 10.0 
Trend Micro OfficeScan Corporate Edition 5.x
Trend Micro OfficeScan Corporate Edition 6.5
Trend Micro OfficeScan Corporate Edition 7.0
Trend Micro OfficeScan Corporate Edition 7.3 
Trend Micro OfficeScan Server 8.0
Trend PC-cillin Internet Security 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
Trend Micro Titanium 3.0 
Trend Office Scan 3.51, 5.x, 6.5, 7.0, 7.3
Trend ServerProtect 4.8, 5.x
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Thanks and regards,
Yash T

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