McAfee Security software protects your system from viruses, Spywares, Trojan horses, worms and potentially unwanted codes and programs. McAfee provides the information you need during each phase of product installation and troubleshooting. Yet sometimes, we find it difficult to use & to resolve the McAfee issues one or at some other point.
In this post, we are informing you about the common McAfee issues we generally got stuck with and the steps to avoid these problems.
You can install McAfee Security via several ways, like Retail installation disk, McAfee Retail card or directly from online account. Before installing McAfee Internet Security you need to register your product online. If you are installing McAfee using the retail card, you will have to redeem the product activation key in your McAfee account. McAfee online account provides us multiple installations facility, if incase we lose the installation media or product activation key.
Steps to follow while installing your McAfee Product
- To install McAfee using online account, you need to login to the account, download the product and click Install.
- Select the language, accept the User License Agreement link, read the agreement and Follow the onscreen instructions.
- During McAfee installation process it will check system configuration, incompatible applications & previous version of McAfee security software an d prompts to uninstall all conflict applications.
- You need to allow un-installation process to complete latest McAfee installation.
- After completing the installation, update the product to get latest virus definitions.
Still not able to install properly? Call Support for McAfee toll free on 1-800-445-2810.
McAfee Security software can be uninstalled from windows add/remove programs. To uninstall McAfee Security software open Run and type appwiz.cpl, it will directly open the installed programs list, Select the McAfee product to be uninstalled and follow the instructions. Once the product uninstalled it will ask to restart the computer to complete the uninstall process. McAfee provides MCPR tool to uninstall the product. You must uninstall the McAfee product using the Windows Add/Remove Programs in Windows XP or Programs and Features in Windows 8, 7 and Vista before you run MCPR. Otherwise, the number of licenses will be incorrectly counted. If you are not able to uninstall McAfee using Windows Add/Remove Programs, or you have already run MCPR without uninstalling, you should check your McAfee account and deactivate the license for your computer to ensure that the license is released for a later installation.
Still struck with the uninstallation? Call McAfee Support Number 1-800-445-2810 (toll free number).
McAfee Errors and Fixes:
You may get following errors while working with McAfee on your system:
McAfee White Screen Error: The error mostly occurs when Java Runtime Environment (JRE) is missing or not updated, we provide technical assistance to fix this error.
Incomplete installation / Un-installation error: If you have any incompatible program installed on the computer or your computer is already infected, McAfee will be showing this error.
Error while updating: If the McAfee Update Agent is unable to communicate with the McAfee server due to slow Internet Connection, you may face this error.
Real time scans /Firewall off error: It happens when the product is not updated or the PC is infected.
However online tools like McAfee Virtual Technician, WebMER and Preinstall McAfee can help to fix all the above errors, still some users find these difficult to use. For this, you can take McAfee Live Chat Support from our technicians.
McAfee Activation issues:
Intel has determined that a McAfee secure system is already installed in the system having .dmg file into downloaded folder, the updater to update your Mac computer can download an old product version. However, the aged product can be started without a serial number.
Before you start installing, the latest package should be there in the computer having .dmg files into download folder, change the name to any McAfee. By this only the latest version will ensure. To rename the file, and working on something to rename the .dmg extension example .dm_.
Speak with McAfee customer care number for any question related to McAfee technical support. We are here to assist you on McAfee US Toll Free Number 1-800-445-2810. Not from US? Dial +61-1800-769-903 (Aus), +44-800-046-5700 (UK) for instant McAfee help for Australia & UK respectively.
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