McAfee antivirus is one of the most installed antivirus programs. McAfee is known for its advanced firewall and internet protection. McAfee antivirus is available on online stores as well as in the retail store. You can easily install McAfee antivirus on your device according to your device compatibility. If you have a CD drive on the device then you can either use the retail copy or download the setup from the internet. If your internet connection is not smooth then go for retail installation. But make sure your device has a CD drive.
Installing Retail Copy of McAfee antivirus
Open your retail copy and check for the CD and the card. You will receive a key card inside the box. Check the key on the card. Now insert the CD on the drive and wait for the setup window. If the setup window does not appear automatically. Go to This PC and click on McAfee setup. Run the setup and follow the on-screen commands for McAfee installation.
While installing, you will get an activation window on the screen. Check the card for the key. Now type the key on the activation window. Make sure you are inserting the correct either. Press the Activate button and then follow the on-screen wizards. Once you install McAfee on your device then restart the PC and scan the device with McAfee antivirus.
In case you have a retailed copy of McAfee product and your CD drive is not working then you can try the online installation. Check the McAfee card; you will see a link on the card. Go to the web browser and search for the given URL. McAfee page will appear. Now follow the given steps for McAfee installation:
- Select you Country
- Select the language (Make sure you are entering the correct region)
- Now activation window appears
- Type the activation key from the card
- Enter your email address
- Hit the submit button
- An email address confirmation prompt will appear on the screen
- Hit the Verify button
Your McAfee subscription is activated now. Open your email address and click on the email you received from McAfee. McAfee antivirus will start downloading on your device automatically. An installation window will appear; follow the on-screen commands for completing the McAfee installation process.
McAfee Online Download and Installation
- Go to the web browser and search for McAfee antivirus
- Go to McAfee website and choose the McAfee plan
- Hit the Buy Now button
- You will be redirected to a signup page
- If you have a McAfee account then enter your credentials
- If you are new to McAfee then fill-up the form
- Enter your name, phone number, address
- Type your email address
- Select your country and language
- Click on Sign In button
- Now a billing page appears
- Enter the billing details and check the details before hitting the Confirm button
Press the Submit button and wait for completing the process. A confirmation window will appear. Now go to your email address you have entered while signing in to the McAfee activation. You will receive an email from McAfee. Open the email and check for the McAfee setup. Run the setup and follow the on-screen commands. McAfee setup will take some time for checking the device specification. An installation window will appear on the screen. Click on the Install button and the McAfee setup will start installing on the PC. Read the EULA page and click on the Agree and Install button. After installation, restart your device and click on the McAfee icon from the desktop. McAfee dashboard will appear on the screen. Click on System scan and wash out all the malware from your device. If you face any error while installing McAfee antivirus then contact the McAfee team for help.