McAfee ‘Edit Auto Repository List’ is Greyed out.

KB ID 0000044


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


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.

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}

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


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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