Upgrade other McAfee products while upgrading to Endpoint Security 10.7.x using Endpoint Upgrade Assistant You can use Endpoint Upgrade Assistant to upgrade other McAfee products when you upgrade to Endpoint Security 10.7.x. You can upgrade from version 10.2.x, 10.5.x, or 10.6.x. You can also upgrade from legacy products like VirusScan Enterprise. Endpoint Upgrade Assistant detects McAfee products in your environment and determines the minimum version needed to remain compatible with Endpoint Security 10.7.x, then lets you upgrade all of them with a single deployment task. Before the installation: Verify that all endpoints meet the minimum requirements (KB82761). Verify that products installed on endpoints are supported. Verify that you're aware of compatibility requirements for other installed products. Get your grant number in the email from McAfee that confirmed your subscription. You need your grant number and this email address to download software. Check for and install a new version of Endpoint Upgrade Assistant. Check in the latest version of the McAfee Agent installation package to the McAfee ePO branch you plan to deploy upgrades from. Download the latest version of McAfee SysPrep from McAfee Product Downloads, if one is available, and check it in to the McAfee ePO branch you plan to deploy upgrades from. Endpoint Upgrade Assistant runs McAfee SysPrep during upgrades to detect and allow trusted third-party software injectors. Note: Best practice: Use the latest version of the McAfee SysPrep utility when upgrading from version 10.5.3 or earlier, or when new software or policy configurations are used in software metering, software monitoring, or rights management. Check with technical support for the latest version of McAfee SysPrep. On endpoints running Microsoft Windows 10 October 2018 Update or later, verify that the case-sensitivity attribute is disabled for folders in your source and target installation paths and \Windows\System32\drivers. Verify that endpoint users have permission to access the user temp folder (KB85033). Provide accurate reputation values to McAfee Global Threat Intelligence by running McAfee GetClean (KB73044). If you plan to save custom product settings, review your settings, client tasks, and assignments, consolidating them where possible. Remove duplicates and unused objects. If you're upgrading legacy products, such as VirusScan Enterprise, and want to save your custom product settings, install the Endpoint Migration Assistant. Upgrade product extensions and installation packages on McAfee ePO. Update content files on McAfee ePO. Resolve issues blocking analysis. Deploy products that Endpoint Upgrade Assistant cannot upgrade. Deploy product software to endpoints. After the installation: If you saved your custom product settings, verify that settings you configured in the previous version work as expected. Disable the Windows firewall to avoid conflicts with Endpoint Security Firewall rules. If third-party applications aren't working correctly after you install Endpoint Security Firewall, and you didn't preconfigure custom Firewall rules, temporarily enable Adaptive Mode. Review the policy settings that are new or changed in Endpoint Security 10.7.x. Upgrade to Endpoint Security 10.7.x product extensions and installation packages on McAfee ePO 5.10.x or 5.9.xWhen using Endpoint Upgrade Assistant to upgrade to McAfee Endpoint Security 10.7.x, you need to upgrade the product extensions and installation packages on the McAfee ePO server. You can upgrade from version 10.2.x, 10.5.x, or 10.6.x. Update Endpoint Security 10.7.x content files on McAfee ePO 5.10.x or 5.9.x Make sure that the latest content files for antimalware and exploit prevention are updated on the McAfee ePO server as part of any installation. Content files are released regularly to protect against the latest known threats. Resolve issues blocking analysis by Endpoint Upgrade Assistant To see a full picture of environmental readiness, resolve issues that are blocking endpoints from being analyzed for their upgrade needs by Endpoint Upgrade Assistant. Deploy McAfee products that cannot be upgraded using Endpoint Upgrade AssistantBecause some McAfee products cannot be upgraded using Endpoint Upgrade Assistant, you need to upgrade them using another deployment method like deployment tasks in McAfee ePO. Deploy Endpoint Security 10.7.x with other McAfee products using Endpoint Upgrade Assistant When endpoints meet the requirements for upgrading, create a deployment task in Endpoint Upgrade Assistant to deploy Endpoint Security 10.7.x with other required McAfee products. Endpoint Upgrade Assistant creates a task using the McAfee ePO branch and product options that you selected on the Prepare and Overview tabs. Parent topic: Upgrade to McAfee Endpoint Security 10.7.xRelated conceptsBest practices for setting up your test environmentDeploy custom Endpoint Security 10.7.x installation packages generated by Endpoint Upgrade Assistant Package Creator 10.7.xSupported upgrade paths for McAfee Endpoint Security 10.7.xHow Endpoint Upgrade Assistant worksRelated tasksCheck in, update, and remove software using the Software CatalogYou can check in, update, or remove software.Related informationHow to use the McAfee SysPrep Utility (KB89860)Detect and allow trusted third-party software.