If you think you can explore the digital world without any threat or with any built-in Antivirus protection then think again. The digital advancement has arrived with not just pros but has carried some cons too. The exposure to the digital world makes our devices prone to several forms of cyber threats such as malware attacks, phishing sites, or cybercriminals. If you do not wish to venture into the digital web, install the top-of-the-class Antivirus software, McAfee. McAfee has the capability to defend your device against viruses, malwares, Trojans, spyware, etc. The advanced features of McAfee provide overall security with its personalized scanning. All you need is to install and activate the McAfee product in any of your systems by visiting the site www.mcafee.com/activate.
Create McAfee Account
Creating a McAfee account is a mandatory step to proceed further with the download and installation.
● Open any safe browser of your device.
● Enter the official home page of McAfee by entering the URL mcafee.com/activate.
● You will see two options- ‘’For Home’’ and ‘’For Enterprises’’.
● Choose ‘’For Home’’ if you wish to purchase the product for personal use or choose ‘’For Enterprises’’ if you want to buy the product for business purposes.
● Once you choose any of the options, the subsequent page will open.
● Go to the ‘’Account’’ option on the top right corner of the screen.
● From the drop-down list, select the ‘’My Account’’ option.
● To form an account, click on the ‘’Register now’’ option.
● Enter your correct details, including name, email address, password, etc.
● The confirmation mail with a link will reach your email ID.
● Verify your confirmation by clicking on the link.
● Your McAfee account is ready.
Download Process of McAfee Antivirus
To download any McAfee product, follow the steps mentioned below:
● Open mcafee.com/activate.
● Enter the correct email address and password to login into your account.
● In case you don’t have an account, create one before proceeding further.
● Once you enter your account, select the product that you want to purchase.
● If you cannot find the desired product, search by its name from the search box.
● A ‘’download’ option will appear below your product. Click on it.
● You will reach the payment page.
● Enter your payment details and save a payment mode for future use.
● Once you pay the complete amount, your product will start downloading.
● Wait patiently till the product downloads.
Installation Process of McAfee Antivirus
It would be better if you install the product as soon as you download it. Without proper installation, your product won’t run smoothly.
● Visit the official home page of McAfee.
● Go to the ‘’My Account’’ section on the right corner.
● Make sure that the device on which you wish to install is selected.
● Choose the product that you want to buy.
● A ‘’Download’’ option will appear on the bottom of the product.
● Downloading will take a while, depending on the internet speed.
● Your product file will download in some folder.
● Find the product file and click twice to open it.
● Click on the ‘’install’ option.
● The product will install within a few minutes.
Activation of McAfee Product
A 25-digit alphanumeric activation code will come to you in two ways. If you purchase the product online, the activation code will reach you via mail. But if you buy the product from the retail store, the activation code will be present on the backside of the retail card. Once you get the activation code, follow the steps below to activate your product:
● Open a new page in your browser by typing the URL www.mcafee.com/activate.
● Check the country on the top right corner.
● Enter your 25-digit alphanumeric code.
● Enter your working email address.
● Subscription will activate.