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McAfee activation setup
Mcafee Activate is antivirus software that is used to protect our devices from unwanted viruses and malware. McAfee provides various security product and McAfee antivirus is one of them which protect our devices from unwanted third parties such as viruses, worms, hacking, etc. McAfee not only protects the pc from the virus it also scans your device timely for better safety . So then you just need to set it up and activate the subscription.
There are two ways by which you can buy McAfee software :
- Buy it from the official website of McAfee
- Retail stores
Remember to buy the latest version cause it will have more features and more security. You will get it either in a form of a CD or in a form of a small retail card and a serial number written on the back of it.
Steps for How to Activate Mcafee
- Open an internet browser and go to the official website of McAfee mcafee.com/activate.
- Enter your account credential and sign in to your McAfee account.
- If you don’t have an account then click on the register Enter your name, email I’d, and password on the given area. After you complete your registration a confirmation link would be sent to your id. Confirm and your account will be created.
- Now log in with the email I’d and the password you created.
- After you log in enter the activation key and download the McAfee setup for your device.
- After downloading the file open the setup file.
- Now give the software permission to run on your PC.
- Accept all the terms and conditions as well as the agreement.
- Click the next button until the setup is completed.
- In between the setting up process, you will be asked to choose date, language, location, custom so choose the options according to your preference.
- Click the install button. Finish the process and form a password to the software for security.
- Yes if you have a CD instead of a card to Mcafee Activate, you need to download the setup file in it and have to store it in one of your device drivers for further use and all the process are the same as for the card.
- Your subscription and installation is completed.
- Now open your McAfee antivirus and verify your account. This will sync your system with the software.
- After all this, you need to restart your pc and McAfee will scan the whole pc to check any unwanted activities. This process will take a lot of time depending on the number of files you have on your pc.
- This is also a way to check whether your antivirus is working properly or not.
- If the software detects any virus it will tell you and ask you to take action. With the help of the antivirus clean the unwanted member from your pc and it will keep your device safe and secure.
If you face any problem with it or it won’t work properly call the technical team or the company for the problem.
How to use Mcafee Activate Preinstall Tool
- Download the McAfee Pre-Install
- Then double-click the Pre-Install Tool.exe file and follow the on-screen instructions.
- Examine the warning message carefully before clicking OK to accept the changes.
- Click OK > CLOSE after the Preinstall Tool is finished.
- After that, restart your computer and try to reinstall your product.