- If you prefer, there's also the option of a video walk-through
INSTALL McAFEE INTERNET SECURITY
Now that you’ve activated your McAfee LiveSafe™ service, follow these steps to set up McAfee Internet Security on your PC. (This includes your firewall and anti-virus protection, keeping your PC safe.)
Step 1 continued:
In the pop up window:
- Make sure the PC image is highlighted and click the download button.
- A new screen appears, choose McAfee LiveSafe - Internet Security and then click the blue "Download" button.
The “Download McAfee LiveSafe – Internet Security” page appears.
Read the licence agreement and check the box that says “I’ve read and accept the McAfee Licence Agreement.”
The page changes to add “Download your McAfee software” information.
Click the red “Download” button
When it’s ready, an alert bar will appear at the bottom of your screen. “Do you want to run or save McAfeeSetup.exe?”
Click the “Run” button
If the User Account control dialogue box appears, click “Yes”.
A McAfee window pops up showing “checking your PC for threats” with a progress bar for your download.
Several screens may appear. Don’t worry, just wait until you see the “Install now” window.
Choose “Complete” and click the blue “Next” button.
(If you’re asked, log in with your McAfee My Account login and click the blue “Next” button.)
You’ll then see three screens showing various green progress bars. This may take some time but there’s no need to do anything yet.
Wait until you see the Customer Response screen and click the blue “Next” button.
“Your software was successfully installed” window appears.
Click on “My Account”.
Your PC may ask for a restart at this point. Go ahead and restart if this is the case.
Your browser should launch and go to “My Account”.
If you had to restart, launch your browser and go to http://www.mcafee.com/myaccount
At the bottom of the screen, there’s an alert strip: “Several add-ons are ready for use”.
Click the “Choose Add-Ons” button.
Click “Enable” for McAfee SafeKey
Click “Enable” for McAfee SiteAdvisor.
Click the “Done” button.
In your browser window, log in with your existing McAfee account information (email address and password) and click the blue “Log in” button.
When a pop-up appears over the window, clicking the blue “Got it” button will remove it.
An alert strip appears at the top of your screen.
Click the “Dismiss” button. We’ll set up McAfee SafeKey later.
Congratulations, you now have McAfee Internet Security installed on your PC.
Now you can manage and add the other features of McAfee LiveSafe to make the most of your subscription on your PC and other device.
McAFEE INTERNET SECURITY - INSTALLED
You’re making great progress! Next step is to install the McAfee Central app.