About this release This document contains important information about the current release. We strongly recommend that you read the entire document. Important: We do not support the automatic upgrade of a pre-release software version (POC or test builds). To upgrade to a production release of the software, uninstall the existing version first. Note: For the latest information about supported platforms, environments, and operating systems, see KB79422. Release build - McAfee Drive Encryption 188.8.131.52 This release was developed for use with: McAfee® ePolicy Orchestrator® (McAfee® ePO™) 5.3.0, 5.3.1, 5.3.2, 5.3.3, 5.9.0, 5.9.1, and 5.10.0 Purpose The McAfee Drive Encryption 7.2.9 release provides fixes for problems that were reported in previous versions. Attention: McAfee Drive Encryption 7.2.9 Hotfix 3 (184.108.40.206) and McAfee Drive Encryption 7.2.9 Hotfix 5 (220.127.116.11) releases have now replaced McAfee Drive Encryption 7.2.9. For more information about these hotfix releases, see the McAfee Drive Encryption Release Notes for the specific version. Rating — Recommended Mandatory Critical High Priority Recommended Required for all environments. Apply this update at the earliest convenience. A patch that resolves non-severe issues or improves product quality is considered Recommended. Not applicable to hotfixes, because hotfixes are only created in response to a business-impacting issue. For more information, see KB51560.