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Disable McAfee temp files to c:\windows\temp
Our virusScan Enterprise 7.0 creates .dat files (clean.dat, names,dat and scan.dat) under the
number) directory. Is there a way to configure it so that it stops
adding these files? Each folder is about 60 MBs.
8/22/2022 - Mon
These files are the way that VSE 7 updates itself. They are DAT files i.e. detection signatures
Also, you are on a very old version, any reason for not upgrading to 8.5 ?
Thanks for the clarification. We are in the process of upgrading to 8.5. I assume 8.5 also keep an archive of it update files in the c:\windows\temp directory. Wish we didnt have to write a script to expunge these update files, to free up disk space.
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legalsrl, you are a genius. Would you have any Mcafee article that shows this?
Experts Exchange has (a) saved my job multiple times, (b) saved me hours, days, and even weeks of work, and often (c) makes me look like a superhero! This place is MAGIC!
Not to hand, but if you go to c:\program file\common files\mcafee\ and then look for the dat files, you'll find there aren't any
legalsrl, you are 100% right. Thank you.
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