McAfee 8.7i “Edit Auto Repository List” is Greyed out.

KB ID 0000044 Dtd 23/07/09

Problem

Post upgrade you cannot edit or alter the AutoUpdate repository list.

Solution

1. Right Click the McAfee Shield > Virus Scan Console > Double Click Access Protection.
2. Un-tick "Prevent McAfee services from being stopped".

access protection rules


3. Start > Run > cmd {enter}.
4. Log onto McAfee with your AV Grant Number.

https://secure.nai.com/apps/downloads/my_products/login.asp

5. Download McAfee Agent 4 – Its under Management Solutions (MA400P2WIN).

endpoint updates


6. Extract all those files to c:mcafee.
7. Start > run > cmd {enter}.
8. Issue the following commands.

cd c:mcafee {enter}
FRMINST /FORCEUNINSTALL {enter}

9. It will take some time to complete.
10. Issue the following command.

FRAMEPKG_UPD.EXE /UPGRADE {enter}

11. It will take some time to complete.

mcafee agent


12. You should now be able "Edit the AutoUpdate Repository List".

 

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