Anti-Virus Software for Staff (Macintosh Users)

Supported Operating Systems

  • Lion 10.7.x and later
  • Mountain Lion 10.8.x and later
  • Mavericks 10.9 and above
  • Mac OS X server
NUI Galway Security Awareness Training

NUI Galway Security Awareness Training

EPO Installation

Download, expand and install the McAfeeEPO_Agent_OSX.dmg file to install the McAfee EPO agent on your Mac

McAfee Anti-Virus Application

Download, expand and install the Mac_AV.dmg file to install the McAfee Anti-Virus Application on your Mac

Installation Instructions for McAfee Anti-Virus Application
  1. The DMG file will download to your Downloads directory on your MAC.
  2. Drag the file to your Desktop
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  3. Double click on McAfee End Point Protection (EPM210.dmg) file
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  4. You will be presented with a .pkg file. Double click on the file to run it. You may get a message about running the installer. Click Continue
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  5. You will be presented with an Endpoint Installation Wizard. Click Continue
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  6. Click Continue
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  7. Click Continue
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  8. Click Agree
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  9. Click Install
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  10. Enter your Mac password to allow the installation. Click Install Software
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  11. The installation will start
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  12. Click Close when the installation finishes
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  13. You will see the McAfee Shield on the Apple Menu at the top of your MAC
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  14. Your Anti-Virus will now begin the auto update process once it is installed.
  15. Then right click over the shield where you will be presented with a number of options
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  16. Go to McAfee Endpoint Protection for Mac Console
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  17. You will see items such as Last Update, your virus History and Quarantine.
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To manually update your AV protections do the following
  1. Go to the Activity menu
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  3. To scan your Mac, do the following
  4. Go to the Activity menu
  5. Scan Now
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Please note that a scan can degrade the performance of the MAC if you are trying to do some work at the same time on your MAC.

If any virus is discovered, McAfee will tell you what it has done. It will either clean, delete or quarantine it.