Similar to most antiviruses, McAfee has also quit sending CD for its software installation. When you buy McAfee.com/activate product key you receive a 25 digit alphanumeric key which is used to install McAfee on your device. To install it you are required to go to a link provided by McAfee for McAfee.com/activate.
Steps to install McAfee Antivirus
Step 1: Find Your McAfee Product Key
McAfee product key is in a format of 25 digit alphanumeric keys. Now depending on from where you purchase your McAfee antivirus the location of your McAfee product key would be dissimilar.
Step 2: Go to mcafee.com/activate
The next thing that we have to do is open the mcafee.com/activate. Ensure that you don’t type it in the Google search box which will lead you to the search results.
Step 3: Enter your McAfee Product Key
You need to enter your 25 digit product key in the activation box. After entering your 25 digit McAfee product key click on the option of submit.
Step 4: Create or Login a McAfee Account
When you click on the submit button you will get a page where you need to enter your email address. As you enter your email address the device will automatically check if you have an existing account with McAfee or not. Well, If your email is not associate with McAfee account you will be present with a page where you need to create one.
Enter the password and then re-enter your password. Once you done click on I AGREE.
Step 5: Activate McAfee Auto-Renewal
After you click on the option of I Agree you will get an auto-renewal prompt.
Assuming you are a new customer to McAfee let’s click on Agree and Continue button.
Step 6: Download McAfee Installer
After you have entered all the information required to set up your McAfee account it’s time to download the McAfee installer. Next, you have to click on the option of Install On PC to download the McAfee installer.
Step 7: Install MacAfee
When you click on the option of download, the Mcafee_Installer.exe file will be downloaded on your device. Now depending on the browser, you can access the files through downloads folder. If your PC is running slow, it might take some time to download on your device.
Step 8: Follow On-Screen Instructions
After Clicking on exe file you will get a window account control prompt. Choose the option of yes. Now you should be on McAfee installer and the welcome screen appears.
McAfee installation is almost complete. Click on Let’s Go.
Follow the prompts on the display.
Step 9: McAfee Installed and Activated
If you are on the page as shown above that means you have follow all the steps and your McAfee is successfully install and activated.
Congratulations, Your MacAfee is now install and activated.
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