SVS ignore list items for McAfee Virus Scan

Article:HOWTO8958  |  Created: 2008-05-22  |  Updated: 2009-02-27  |  Article URL
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What items should be added to the Software Virtualization Solution ignore list if I am running McAfee VirusScan* product on my computer?

Add the following to the Software Virtualization Solution ignore list at HKLM\SYSTEM\Altiris\FSL\ProgramIgnoreList:

  • [_B_]PROGRAMFILES[_E_]\McAfee\Managed VirusScan\VScan\McShield.exe
  • [_B_]PROGRAMFILES[_E_]\McAfee\Managed VirusScan\VScan\EngineServer.exe
  • [_B_]PROGRAMFILES[_E_]\McAfee\Managed VirusScan\Agent\HtmlDlg.exe
  • [_B_]PROGRAMFILES[_E_]\Common Files\McAfee\HackerWatch\HWAPI.exe
  • [_B_]PROGRAMFILES[_E_]\McAfee\MPF\MpfSrv.exe
  • [_B_]PROGRAMFILES[_E_]\McAfee\Managed VirusScan\Agent\myAgtSvc.exe
  • [_B_]PROGRAMFILES[_E_]\McAfee\Managed VirusScan\Agent\myAgtTry.exe
  • [_B_]PROGRAMFILES[_E_]\SiteAdvisor\6173\SAService.exe
  • [_B_]PROGRAMFILES[_E_]\SiteAdvisor\6173\SiteAdv.exe
  • [_B_]PROGRAMFILES[_E_]\McAfee\Managed VirusScan\VScan\Mctray.exe

If you are managing multiple machines, you can propagate this to your clients using the following method:

  1. On a clean system, install SVS
  2. Using a registry editor, edit the ignore list, adding all items you need to ignore on all systems
  3. Export HKLM\SYSTEM\Altiris\FSL
  4. Edit the .reg file, removing all items except the header and the ProgramIgnoreList value and its data.
  5. After testing the file to see it imports the expected data, distribute to the reso of your client machines.

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