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Anti-Spyware in EPO

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Hello everyone,

(Nearly the weekend yayyyyy)

hmmm strange one this.

I had VSE 8.8 and Anti-spyware installed on my clients. As they were both reporting back into EPO all correctly.

I have a couple of queries to show which machines have the Anti-Spyware installed and it was working yesterday morning. But on checking again yesterday afternoon my queries was showing that none of my clients had the spyware installed.

I checked on my machine ( right click shield, about) and it says McAfee VirusScan enterprise + Antispyware Enterprise are installed.

I looked in Epo and under my client properties it just shows:

McAfee Agent 4.5.0.1810, Product Coverage Reports 4.5.0.1810, SiteAdvisor Enterprise Plus 3.0.0.561, VirusScan Enterprise 8.8.0.777.Wrk

and no spyware.

I have re-checked the extension and software into Epo and tried to install it again onto my machine (plus a few others), but it still isn’t showing as being installed.

Anybody seen this behaviour before?

Many thanks for your help in advance.

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mjmurra
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VSE 8.8 has Anti-Spyware integrated into it. So it's no longer a seperate plugin that is required .

(The post above is slightly confusing, but correct - Originally Anti-Spyware was sold as a stand-alone product (if you didn't have McAfee AV installed), and also as a plug-in for McAfee AV if you had it installed..

The stand-alone product is end-of-life. The plugins (for VSE 8.5 and 8.7) are still in support. )

So if 8.8 is installed - then you have Anti-Spyware.  Not sure why you are seeing what you're seeing --  I'm not near my EPO server to double check, but I would expect that what you are seeing now is correct behaviour.

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VSE 8.8 has Anti-Spyware integrated into it. So it's no longer a seperate plugin that is required .

(The post above is slightly confusing, but correct - Originally Anti-Spyware was sold as a stand-alone product (if you didn't have McAfee AV installed), and also as a plug-in for McAfee AV if you had it installed..

The stand-alone product is end-of-life. The plugins (for VSE 8.5 and 8.7) are still in support. )

So if 8.8 is installed - then you have Anti-Spyware.  Not sure why you are seeing what you're seeing --  I'm not near my EPO server to double check, but I would expect that what you are seeing now is correct behaviour.

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Thank you.

That makes sense as to why i cant see any anti spyware installations in my queries

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