You must install patch 6 or 7 (available below) prior to upgrading or use the full installer (available above) after upgrading.
These patches include product improvements, updates and bug fixes and should be applied to all systems.
During the week of April 19th, a bad DAT file update from Mc Afee Inc.
In fact, that very scenario played out in many IT departments just recently.
In November 2008 Mc Afee announced On April 21, 2010, beginning approximately at 2 PM GMT, an erroneous virus definition file update from Mc Afee affected millions of computers worldwide running Windows XP Service Pack 3.
The update resulted in the removal of a Windows system file () on those machines, causing machines to lose network access and, in some cases, to enter a reboot loop.
Virus Scan Enterprise 8.8 will work on ALL language versions of Windows.
WINDOWS 10 Creator edition (version 1703), PLEASE NOTE: Mc Afee Enterprise 8.8 needs Patch 9 at a minimum to make it Windows 10 Creator edition compatible.