Release Notes

VirusScan for Mac 9.2.0

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New features
Known issues
Installation instructions
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About this document

Thank you for choosing this McAfee product. This document contains important information about the current release. We strongly recommend that you read the entire document.

ImportantWe do not support the automatic upgrade of a pre-release software version. To upgrade to a production release of the software, you must first uninstall the existing version.

New features

Here is a list of features included with this release of the product.

What's new in this release

Support for OS X Mountain Lion version 10.8 operating system (both client and server).
The product is digitally signed using Apple's certificate to pass check for Gatekeeper default option Mac App Store and identified developer. For details on Gatekeeper, go to

Existing product features

Protection from malware.
McAfee menulet on the status bar enabling easy access to McAfee Security.
Enhanced dashboard displaying:
Latest events of scanning and anti-malware update.
Status of on-access scanning.
History screen displaying all anti-malware events.
Support for quarantining malware.
Enhanced McAfee Alert and McAfee Notification mechanisms.
Manageability through McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator 4.5 or 4.6.
Support for specifying an extended set of primary and secondary actions for on-access and on-demand scans.
Support for specifying regular expression based exclusions for on-access scan and on-demand scan separately.
MER tool to collect diagnostic data of the software.

Known issues

For known issues in this product release, refer to KnowledgeBase article KB75475.

Installation instructions

System requirements

Category Requirement
Operating system (both client and server)
Mountain Lion 10.8.0 or later (32-bit and 64-bit)
Snow Leopard 10.6.0 or later (32-bit and 64-bit)
Lion 10.7.0 or later (32-bit and 64-bit)
Hardware requirements on client system
CPU: All Intel-based Macs
Free disk space: 300MB (minimum)
RAM: 1GB (minimum)
McAfee Management software
McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator 4.5
McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator 4.6
McAfee Agent version
McAfee Agent for Mac 4.6 Patch 3

Files included in this release

This package contains the following files:

VSM920-RTW-<Build Number>.dmg — Standalone Installer
VSM920-RTW-ePO-<Build Number>.zipePolicy Orchestrator Deployment Package
Readme.html — This file

Standalone installation

1 Double-click VSM920-RTW-<Build Number>.dmg to mount the package.
2Double-click VSM920-RTW-<Build Number>.pkg and follow the on-screen instructions to install this release.

Deployment using ePolicy Orchestrator

For instructions on how to deploy this package using ePolicy Orchestrator, refer the ePolicy Orchestrator — Product Guide.

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