Update task command-line options
VirusScan Enterprise uses MCUPDATE.EXE to perform update tasks. You can use the same executable command MCUPDATE from the command line, or as part of a batch file, to run update tasks.
- File name — The name of the executable file: MCUPDATE.EXE.
- Options — The option is preceded by a forward slash (/) character and is not case-sensitive.
The command format is:
The /TASK clause is optional. If you use it however, you must also specify an update task ID (guid). The task ID you select must be for an update or a rollback DATs task. Do not select to scan ID. If you do not specify a task ID, the default update task is used. Task IDs are located at: hkey_local_machine\SOFTWARE\McAfee\DesktopProtection\Tasks\