McAfee Virus Protection



McAfee security offers simple and effective virus protection to help UA students, faculty and staff protect data and identity across connected devices.


No cost to eligible users.


Faculty Retirees Staff Students

University-Owned Machines

Contact the technical support group for your area. If your technical support is provided by OIT, please send your request to the IT Service Desk.

Home Use

Download McAfee VirusScan

Download Stinger Tool

This is a standalone utility to detect and remove specific viruses

Download Stinger Tool from Network Associates


Retirees should contact the IT Service Desk. After retirement status is verified, an installation DVD will be available for pickup.

Eligiblity and Cost

McAfee is available at no cost for all personal and University owned machines.

Licensing Information

This software is licensed for use on both personal and University-owned machines and devices.

The University maintains a site-license for antivirus software for Windows and Mac workstations and servers. The license covers all personal and University-owned machines.

Software Information

To uninstall McAfee virus protection from a non-UA machine, visit McAfee’s website for instructions.