McAfee product key is a 25 alphanumeric string mentioned on your McAfee retail card and look like this .
What is McAfee retail card ?
McAfee retail card is most popular way to activate McAfee nowadays. It is a card which you get from retail store, in which you will find your McAfee activation product key and also website for McAfee activation. mcafee.com/activate is mentioned on it if you See back of McAfee retail card.
How do I activate McAfee total protection with product key?
Open the product packaging and locate the Quick Start guide that includes an Activate Mcafee Product Code . Open a web browser and go to the web install link on the card. Select your country and type your Activation/Product Key. When prompted, register as a new user or log in with your existing McAfee account credentials.
How to download McAfee Activate antivirus product online from www.mcafee.com/activate?
Here Users can download McAfee Antivirus Product online by given methods mentioned below:
In online method, users need to have an internet connection for downloading McAfee product to a device. Therefore steps for downloading the McAfee antivirus are as follows:
- Firstly user need to visit www.mcafee.com/activate with default browser like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer.
- make sure you have activation code on the back of retail card And it is 25 digit alphanumeric activation code.
- Now put activation code in and click next.
- And now fill E-mail and password to logged in into McAfee Account If User has a McAfee Account otherwise register a new McAfee Account.
- Run the installation file of McAfee.
- Now a prompt will appear as “yes” or “no”, therefore Click on “Yes”
- McAfee will prepare the installation and once the installer is ready choose the “Complete” installation and click “Next”.
- McAfee will download the installation files to your computer before installing the software.
- After a short while McAfee will begin installing the files that is downloaded to your computer.
- Hence, The next screen will prompt that installation is complete, and you can finish the process. After you click “Finish” software will activate.
- That’s it! McAfee is now installed and as I mentioned before the virus definitions are already up to date so there is s no need for you to update it immediately.
From this point you’re completely protected to best of McAfee’s abilities.
How to download McAfee Activate antivirus product offline without web page www.mcafee.com/activate?
In offline method, users should go to local store and purchase McAfee Retail Card. This offline McAfee product pack consists of a CD and Product Key. CD for McAfee Product and Product Key for activation of that Product.
McAfee antivirus products can be downloaded by users offline by given methods mentioned below:
- First of all insert that CD of the McAfee antivirus product in the CD /DVD drive.
- And now, explore it to begin the installation process.
- Now wait till the McAfee product gets successfully installed on the device.
Steps to Uninstall McAfee Activate Security or other security tools:
- First of all Click Start on the bottom left corner of the screen.
- Therefore, click control panel and then select Uninstall a program under the Programs option.
- Most Importantly Find your McAfee product or another security tool from list of software, which you want to remove.
- Hence Select Product and click uninstall.
Windows 8, 8.1 or 10:
- First of all Right click on start icon, Select control panel.
- Therefore, Click Uninstall a program under programs tab.
- Most Importantly Search for your security tool in list of software and then select the product.
- Hence, Click uninstall and restart the device, when prompted.
How can McAfee Activate antivirus protect your virtual world downloaded from www.mcafee.com/activate?
- McAfee runs in the background taking minimum system space to reduce lags. McAfee antivirus identify good data and hence scans are quick and safe.
- It quickly scans all your incoming emails along with their attachments. Auto scans USB devices once plugged into the system for harmful files.
- For all the Gamer’s, McAfee has a gaming mode that can suspend functions based on user so that play is not interrupted with pop-up remainders or slow system.
Steps to follow before installation of McAfee activate antivirus from www.mcafee.com/activate:
Redeem your retail card by visiting www.mcafee.com/activate, McAfee retail card is necessary because it is the easiest way to download & install McAfee product in your PC.
This card will ensure you that you have downloaded the latest version of security. To install this security product or antivirus through online twenty-five digit product key code must required. For installing this product follow some steps.
- Make sure your system configuration meets the minimum system requirements.
- System OS (operating system) should be updated properly so McAfee updates can install properly in system.
- Uninstall all the unwanted, similar and conflicting programs from the system.
- Also make sure, you remove all the temporary files from the system.
- After following these steps, Download McAfee product by visiting McAfee.com/activate.
Tips before Entering Activate Mcafee Product Code
- Uninstall any other antivirus from your computer if you had any before. Remove it completely and restart your computer.
- Also uninstall any Old version of McAfee antivirus from the computer.
- Most noteworthy you must restart your computer in order to completely remove a security after uninstall.
- If still you are facing problem you can contact our support from the given contact link or on the toll free number.
How to Enter McAfee Activation Code to activate McAfee?
- Where I should enter McAfee activation code?
- How to install McAfee with activation code?
- What is the process of installing McAfee with a retail card?
- How can I activate my McAfee retail card?
Enter McAfee activation code :
First of all , make sure you have the activation code on the retail card And it is 25 digit alphanumeric activation code. Now I will show you step by step:-
1. First of all , go to page www.mcafee.com/activate
2. And now you have a place, where you can put the activation code
Hence put the activation code here and click on submit.
3. As a result now you are on the next, where it will ask you to login to your McAfee account.
4. Probably you do not have a McAfee account , then just create one with the register option.
5. If you are done with the account and email verification . You can login inside your McAfee account.
6. Seems like we are almost done. Just see the download links. Click on that, now it will create a code which will be used during installation. Just note it down.
7. Finally run the downloaded file and follow the positive steps (i.e. yes , run , save , continue) In order to complete installation.
Most Noteworthy Follow these tips if activation is not going through
successful activation and installation of retail card online
- First of all confirm you have entered the correct product key to activate your McAfee.
- And check you have the latest Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 SP 1 package installed to avoid installation error like ” McAfee Installation incomplete “
- Now make sure that the internet explorer is your default browser. ( In some cases )
- Please uninstall all the conflicting programs (like any other antivirus) that are present in your computer.
- If any problem is happening you can run MCPR , Preinstall tool and Virtual technician programs of McAfee to troubleshoot installation issues.