View event log

View and analyze event log to understand the software activity information.

The Event Log page displays all events with details for malware detection, scan schedules, and Threat Prevention update.


  1. Click the McAfee menulet on the status bar, then select Console.
  2. On the console dashboard, click Event Log.
    Note: Twenty events are listed per page and you can use arrow keys to navigate through pages.
  3. Double-click the event you want to view.
    • Threat Prevention Update — Displays the DAT version, engine version, and the status of the update.
    • On-Access Scan — Displays the application that accessed the malware, status of detection found, and total number of detections with the details.
    • On-Demand Scan — Displays number of files scanned, name and location of infected files, if found, and action taken.

    You can sort events based on Event, Type or Date & Time.