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I'm trying to help a friend who had a virus on their computer. i was able to clean off the virus - but now their copy of McAfee is stuck on reporting that the detection signature files are more than 30 days old. i googled this and keep seeing to remove the CONTENTS of the dat folder in c:\program files\mcafee\virusscan - then running update - and even rebooting. i have tried this - but the more than 30 days thing remains.
any other ideas?
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Go to this address and download and install the Superdat and this will resolve the issue.

http://www.mcafee.com/apps/downloads/security-updates/security-updates.aspx
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i ran the 6325dat executable, but it errored with a could not find a qualifying product message?
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What version of McAfee are you using?
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i guess it's some Dell version? i click the "about" button - and for anti-virus it's 11.1
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I would suggest reinstalling McAfee and see does that resolve the problem.
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thanks for the help.
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@ JeffBeall, your welcome:)
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