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McAfee VirusScan for Mac 9.6 (Mac OS X 10.7 - 10.9)

McAfee VirusScan for Mac 9.6.0 protects your Mac from viruses, spyware, trojan horses, and other malware threats.


• Anti-spyware protection — Protects the Mac from spyware threats.

• On-access Scan — Scan files and folders whenever users access them.

• Performance improvements for On-demand-Scan (ODS) — Completes scan files and folders faster with less resource.

• Quarantine — Quarantine malware items (or suspected malware-like behavior) so that they can't be opened or executed.

• Schedule Scan — Define schedules to scan files and folders on local and mounted volumes.

• Separate regular expression based exclusion for on-access scan and on-demand scan.

• Scan network volume, compressed files, and emails.


• McAfee menulet for easy access — Access the McAfee menulet  to launch the McAfee VirusScan for Mac Console, McAfee VirusScan for Mac Preferences, and the About McAfee Endpoint Protection for Mac dialog box.

• Dashboard — View the security status of your Mac, scheduled scan tasks, latest events, and the anti-malware update details.

• History of events — View all anti-malware events.

• Notifications — McAfee Notification displays:

• Detection of malware (resulting from on-access scan)

McAfee 9.6 Documentation



Operating system


• Lion 10.7.x
• Mountain Lion 10.8.x and later

• Mavericks 10.9.x


• Mac that can run with the supported operating system configuration.


1. Download and install McAfee 9.6.

2. Download and install the McAfee Patch.


page last updated: July 16, 2014
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