Free Antivirus

McAfee VirusScan Enterprise Software

Before installing, read this license information!

The University of Cincinnati site license provides the "corporate" version of AntiVirus for Windows and for Mac. This does not include retail versions of McAfee. The university has an agreement with McAfee for the Endpoint Protection Suite. 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. If you have any questions about the software, please contact the Office of Information Security.


UC Students

If you are a student at the University of Cincinnati, free antivirus software is available to you from the UCIT Office of Information Security webpage. You will be required to log in to the with your campus username and password. Please note: If you plan on downloading and installing McAfee AntiVirus, you MUST first uninstall any antivirus software that is currently installed on your computer. 


McAfee AntiVirus is supported on the following Windows Operating Systems:

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

Download: AntiVirus for Windows


McAfee AntiVirus is supported on the following Mac Operating Systems:

  • mac OS X Big Sur 11.0   
  • mac OS X Catalina 10.15
  • mac OS X Mojave 10.14

Download: AntiVirus for Mac



ResNet offers IT support for students, faculty, and staff (for non-departmental devices). ResNet will provide software support at no charge, which includes installation of software (AntiVirus) and removal of viruses and malware. 

ResNet Website:



535 Steger Student Life Center

103 Kowalewski Hall


If you have any questions about the software, please contact the UC Service Desk at 513-556-HELP(4357).



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.