Free Antivirus

McAfee VirusScan Enterprise Software

Before installing, read this license information!

The University of Cincinnati site license provides the "corporate" version of VirusScan currently version 8.8 for Windows and 9.8 for Mac. This does not include retail versions of McAfee. The university has an agreement with McAfee for the Endpoint Protection Suite. This agreement includes, but is not limited to: McAfee Desktop VirusScan. Software from this site is for the sole use of active faculty, students, and staff of the university. Any unauthorized distribution of these products is prohibited.

The software available on this page should NOT be installed on university-owned machines. McAfee Software for university-owned machines should be deployed through the Enterprise McAfee ePO Server. More information about additional products offered can be found at Please refer to your local IT Administrator or contact the Office of Information Security at or 513-558-ISEC (4732) for additional information.

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"Perpetual License" should be selected during install and auto-update should be run after product installation. This will ensure all current Engine and Virus Definition files are installed.

Prior to installation, please ensure you read the Installation Instructions located under the download packages:


The McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 8.8 software is supported on the following Windows OS's:

  • Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Windows 8 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Windows 10 (32-bit and 64-bit)

Download: VirusScan Enterprise v8.8.11 (updated April 30, 2018)

Installation Guide for VirusScan Enterprise 8.8 Instructions



VSE Update for PC's




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Prior to installation, please ensure you read the Installation Instructions:

OS X Installation Instructions


The McAfee VirusScan for Mac 9.8 software is supported on the following Mac OS's:

  • Mac OS X Yosemite
  • Mac OS X El Capitan


Please Note: Mac OS Sierra and Mac OS High Sierra are not supported with McAfee VirusScan for Mac 9.8. 

Download: VirusScan for Mac v9.8 (updated August 10, 2017)


For other versions for High Seirra and later, we reccomend using the folloing AV solutions: 

  • Comodo
  • Fortinet
  • Norton
  • Sophos
  • Avast

Link for a list of AV Vendors (MAC):