Re: First casualty of UAC
8.5i was in beta, but I used it as RC1 weeks ago, it's final now
"Gerry Hickman" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Hi Colin,
> As far as I know 8.5i _is_ the official Vista version, are you saying
> there's a BETA that's more recent than 8.5i?
> Colin Thompson wrote:
>> There is a beta version of McAfee..... available which gets past that
>> problem, AFAIK it's still in beta and I don't recall if it's publically
>> available or not.
>> In the meantime for some virus protection you could try AVG free edition
>> or Avast's free version unitll McAfee release their Vista compatible
>> version unless your happy with the way your McAfee version installed.
>> Colin T
>> "Gerry Hickman" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>>> I've not have any problems with UAC in general, but today I tested
>>> McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 8.5i and there was a major problem with the
>>> installation and the MSI did a roll back and that was that.
>>> I'm guessing the issue was related to the installation of the low-level
>>> drivers (filters) or Win32 services; UAC did not prompt, it just failed.
>>> I tried running it as "Administrator", but no joy.
>>> I then disabled UAC in Control Panel and suddenly it installed fine. Not
>>> sure what's going on there.
>>> Gerry Hickman (London UK)
> Gerry Hickman (London UK)