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McAfee VirusScan provides anti-virus protection for Windows computers.


  • Windows Yes
  • Macintosh  Yes
  • Linux No

Does NUI, Galway have a site licence for McAfee VirusScan software?

Yes. NUI, Galway currently has a site licence for all computers connected to the campus network and work-at-home rights for staff of NUI, Galway. Please note that licenses for McAfee Mobile for Windows Mobile devices are not available under the site license.

How can I get McAfee VirusScan software for my computer?

  • Students 
    McAfee is available to download on-campus only when connected to the wired campus network or to WiFi.   

  • Staff 
    McAfee is available to download 

  • Installation Information 
    To install software on your machine you must login as an administrator

Can I install McAfee VirusScan software on my home computer?

Only staff at NUI, Galway can install McAfee VirusScan for home use.

Where can I get technical support about McAfee VirusScan?

Technical support is available from