How to redownload mcafee total protection

If McAfee is acting up on your computer, reinstalling the program will likely solve the problem. Do this as soon as you experience trouble; until the issue is resolved, your computer might be sitting unprotected. Because they are connected to every folder on your computer, virus programs require a little more work to reinstall than most other applications. However, McAfee offers a tool to automate much of the process.

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Award-winning Virus Protection

Prevent viruses, malware, and ransomware from infecting your PC and mobile devices

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Safe Web Browsing

Sidestep attacks before they happen with clear warnings of risky websites, links, and files

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Performance Optimization

Reduce digital clutter, speed up productivity and block auto-play videos on websites

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Safe Family

Equips you with tools to keep kids safer online and build good digital habits

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Multi-device, Cross-platform Access

Protect the devices you own, all from an easy-to-use web page; security compatible with Windows, Mac OS, iOS, and Android devices

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Identity Theft Protection

Gain access to Dark Web monitoring and 24/7 dedicated agents when you're enrolled in auto-renewal 

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Always-available Online Security Experts

Get around-the-clock assistance and peace of mind from our dedicated security team

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Password Manager

Securely store and manage all your online passwords in a single location

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Home Network Protection

Secure your firewall and block hackers from accessing your home network

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Encrypted Storage

Keep sensitive files private by storing them on your PC with 256-bit encryption

What are the requirements and specifications?

Operating System (Antivirus)

  • Microsoft Windows 10, 8.1, 8, and 7 SP1 (32- and 64-bit)
  • Mac OS X 10.12 or later
  • Google Android smartphones and tablets 4.1 or higher
  • Apple iOS 10 or later

Supported Browsers

  • Internet Explorer 10.0 or later
  • Firefox
  • Google Chrome
  • Safari (Mac and iOS OS Only)
  • Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based)
  • Microsoft Edge

Internet Connection Required

  • High-speed connection recommended

Supported Email Programs for Anti-Spam

  • POP3—Outlook, Thunderbird
  • MAPI (Microsoft Exchange Server)— Outlook
  • WebMail— Any webmail account with IMAP/POP3 access. (Anti-Spam checks the email you receive through a browser)

Required for Anti-Spam Toolbar

  • Microsoft Outlook 2010, 2013, 2016, 2019
  • Thunderbird 38.0+

Hardware

  • 2 GB RAM for Windows 7 and above
  • 500 MB free drive space
  • 1 GHz Processor

Frequently Asked Questions

What happens when the McAfee free trial ends?

If your free trial expires, your software will deactivate. Then, you must decide whether to subscribe, purchase another solution, or install a free solution. Otherwise, your computer will become susceptible to numerous threats.

How long is the McAfee free antivirus trial?

The free trial lasts 30 days. Just download the free antivirus trial in three steps without any credit card requirement.

Where is my 25-digit activation code?

Look for a mcafee product key on the card you purchased. its backside of your install McAfee retail card activation.

Sample Activation code : XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX

Is McAfee required?

Although McAfee is loaded on a Windows 10 machine it is not required for security. Windows Defender, formally known as Microsoft Security Essentials, is a full security program. ... If you choose to go that route, you must remove McAfee completely.

Do I need McAfee with Windows 10?

Windows 10 designed in a way that out of the box has all the required security features to protect you against cyber-threats including malware. You won't need any other Anti-Malware including McAfee.

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Does the free antivirus version of McAfee include the same features as the paid version?

The free antivirus trial has the same software features as the premium McAfee Total Protection package, so you can enjoy full access to features like web protection, password manager, identity theft protection, and more.

Step 1

Remove the program from Windows. To do this, go to your Control Panel (from the Start menu) and select "Add or Remove Programs." Select the McAfee software you wish to reinstall and click "Remove" or "Uninstall."

Step 2

Run the McAfee Removal Tool. You can download the file, titled MCPR.exe, from McAfee Support (link in Resources).

Step 3

Install your McAfee product from scratch. If you purchased it yourself, use the CD or re-download the software for free (link in Resources). If your Internet service provider or computer manufacturer provided the software, contact them for the installation file. The McAfee Support site provides links to contact the major companies.

Step 4

Restart your computer.

Installing McAfee from www.mcafee.com/activate

follow these steps for know-how to redownload mcafee total protection:

  • First of all, open a web browser on your computer like Microsoft edge or google chrome.
  • Now type the URL “www.mcafee.com/activate” in the URL box and hit enter.
  • Looks like a page is appeared on your screen and asking for your activation code.
  • Put your activation code here.
  • Now when you clicked on submit, the McAfee activation page is asking you to log in to your McAfee account.
  • If you have a McAfee account kindly login to your McAfee my account.
  • Don’t have a McAfee account? no problems, on the same page you have a register option. To create a McAfee account there are some simple steps that you can read below in a separate section.
  • Here I assume that you are logged in to your McAfee account after redeeming the activation code for McAfee.
  • Now it is showing you to download the setup file for your product just download it and also note down the product code. The product code will be later used in between the installation.
  • Run the setup file now and follow the positive options just like run, continue, and yes.
  • Put the product code when it is asked.
  • Looks like your Mcafee is now installed and you are ready for the first scan in your computer with your brand new Mcafee antivirus plus.

If you have a new Dell computer and you got a McAfee retail card with it, then you are ready for McAfee dell activation with 15 months, just reach the URL www.mcafee.com/dellactivation.