Install, Uninstall, and Upgrade Privilege Management for Windows

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I install the 32-Bit Client on a 64-Bit endpoint?

No. The 32-Bit Client can only be installed on 32-Bit endpoints.

What distribution mechanisms do you support?

ePO is one of many options for deploying the Privilege Management for Windows client. It can also be deployed using any third party software that supports the deployment of MSI and/or executable files, such as Microsoft Active Directory, and Microsoft SMS / SCCM.

If using alternative third party deployment software to install the Privilege Management for Windows client, it must support the use of command line options, and must be passed the EPOMODE = true flag to install the client in ePO mode to allow it to interface with the McAfee agent to receive policies, and send audit events.

Install the Privilege Management for Windows Clients

ePO manages the deployment of the Privilege Management for Windows clients for each operating system. You can create client tasks to manage the installation of Privilege Management for Windows on your endpoints.

For more information on installing Privilege Management for Windows using ePO, please see the Privilege Management for Windows ePO Extension Installation Guide.

Uninstall the Privilege Management for Windows Clients

You can uninstall the Privilege Management for Windows clients locally or use ePO to manage the uninstallation.

You can perform a local uninstall of Privilege Management on a Windows operating system either as an administrator or by using Privilege Management for Windows, if a policy is in place to allow this.

For more information on uninstalling Privilege Management for Windows using ePO, please see the Privilege Management for Windows ePO Extension Installation Guide.