McAfee Security – Known limitations on Android-based custom operating system 0 (0)

Summary McAfee Security and the older McAfee Mobile Security products, protect your mobile devices and personal data from cyberthreats, unsecured networks, and malicious apps. These two McAfee apps support most of the commonly used Android versions available on several devices. But because customized versions of Android are installed on certain devices, some McAfee features are restricted. […]

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What is Stinger and how does it work? (McAfee) 0 (0)

Summary Stinger is a standalone utility created by McAfee to detect and remove specific viruses. It is not a substitute for full antivirus protection. Instead, it is a tool that helps you clean an infected computer of specific known threats. Stinger uses a McAfee technology called Global Threat Intelligence (GTI) to identify dangerous websites. GTI constantly monitors […]

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You see “Key already in use” when you try to activate a McAfee subscription 0 (0)

Problem When you try to activate your McAfee subscription, activation fails and you see the following error message: Key already in use NOTE: You must always activate your McAfee product at: https://www.mcafee.com/activate. Solution Contact Technical Support if you see this message. This issue can happen if you have previously tried to redeem or use your activation code on a fake McAfee website. […]

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How to activate and use McAfee VPN 0 (0)

Summary McAfee VPN (Virtual Private Network) provides bank-grade encryption and private browsing to protect your online activities and data from cybercriminals. Follow the steps below to activate and use McAfee VPN. NOTES: When Auto-Renewal is turned on, McAfee VPN is available to customers with an active subscription for Total Protection or LiveSafe. To learn more, see TS102648 – How to change or cancel Auto-Renewal of McAfee […]

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McAfee Consumer products Refund Policy (for UK customers) 0 (0)

Summary Use this article if: You are in the United Kingdom (UK). This article only applies to UK customers. You want to learn about getting a refund for your McAfee product. NOTE: If you are not in the UK, view the standard McAfee Consumer products refund policy McAfee Refund Policy This article only applies to UK customers. If you are not […]

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How to activate preinstalled McAfee software on Windows 0 (0)

Summary Use this article if: You want to activate the subscription for the McAfee software that came preinstalled on your new Microsoft Windows PC. McAfee strongly recommends that you register using your current email address. If you ever need to reset your password, we send an email to the address you used to register. NOTE: If you can’t […]

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How to prepare McAfee software for an operating system update or restore 0 (0)

Summary This article provides help when you want to upgrade the operating system on your computer (for example, from Windows 7 to Windows 8.x). Also, use this advice if you plan to use the Microsoft System Restore feature. For best results, remove your McAfee security products before you upgrade your operating system or use Microsoft System Restore. You will reinstall your […]

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How to use McAfee Personal Security 2.x on Windows 10 S 0 (0)

Summary McAfee Personal Security is a Universal Windows Platform (UWP) security app that is designed to work in Windows 10 S. There are two versions of the app: a free version, and a subscription-based version. Both versions of McAfee Personal Security provide an easy way for you to install or use: McAfee True Key—auto-saves and enters your passwords into your […]

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