LKBEN10741: Disabling McAfee Splash Screen


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LKB | Created: 02/04/2020 | Version: 1 | Language: EN | Rating: 0 | Outdated: False | Marked for deletion: False

Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG

Latest update: 05/10/2020 | Comment:


Symptom

You need to disable McAfee Splash Screen

Cause

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Solution

Steps: 

  • You may need to first temporarily disable McAfee from blocking changes to McAfee settings. 
    To do this, open the McAfee VirusScan Console and right-click on Access Protection and select Properties.
    Select Common Standard Protection and uncheck Block for Prevent Modification of McAfee Files and Settings. Click Apply.
  • Run regedit
    Navigate down to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\McAfee\DesktopProtection   
  • Double click bSkipSplash. A "DWORD Editor" window will appear. To skip the splash screen set the value to 1 by entering 1 then clicking OK.
  • Don't forget to re-check the block setting for "Prevent Modification of McAfee Files and Settings" in the VirusScan console.

Thats all.

About the Author

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux in different European countries and different European languages. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform where he is one of the most important contributors and the main developer.

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