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How to install McAfee updates:
- Select the file according to your McAfee AV version
- Create a temporary directory on your hard disk. A New Folder on your desktop is fine.
- Download the XDAT file to the temporary directory from our website.
- Double-click the XDAT file to start the update.
- Follow the instructions in the wizard panels.
- The installer then does the following:
- Unloads McAfee memory-resident software or stops services that use your current DAT files.
- Copies new DAT files to the appropriate program directories.
- Restarts the software components needed to continue scans with your new DAT files.
- When the installer has finished updating your DAT files, you may delete the file you downloaded, unless you want to keep a copy available for further updates.