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How get McAfee security suite on your computer?

If you want to get McAfee antivirus for your devices, you need to go through with the four basic steps that are given below.

  • Purchase of McAfee Antivirus
  • Download of McAfee Antivirus
  • Installation of McAfee Antivirus
  • Activation of McAfee Antivirus

How to buy McAfee Antivirus

There are two fundamental ways to buy McAfee antivirus: Online and Offline

Online purchase of McAfee

  • Connect your system with internet connection.
  • Open any web browser.
  • Go to
  • Now go to the consumer tab which you find at the top left side of the home page of McAfee website.
  • Search for the McAfee product that you want to install on your system.
  • Select the product and move to buy now option.
  • Click on “Buy Now” option.
  • It will take you into the payment page.
  • Fill the required credentials related to payment as well as Email ID and name.
  • Make payment.
  • Open the email id that you have entered before payment.
  • McAfee team sends you a product key as well as a link.
  • Go through the link and verify your email address as well as register yourself as a new user in case you do not have an account on McAfee.
  • Fill all the needed credentials during registration.
  • Create username and password according to the given format.
  • Now, you are all set for the download of McAfee package.

Offline buy of McAfee Antivirus.

  • Go to any nearby retail store.
  • Search for the McAfee antivirus.
  • Make the payment and buy the CD of McAfee antivirus setup.
  • Make sure that the CD case that you have bought has the 25 digits alpha-numeric product key.
  • Keep the product key safe and private.

How to Download McAfee antivirus on your system?

In case you have bought McAfee online, you need to download it on your system.

  • Establish internet connection on your system.
  • Go to the official website of McAfee or go to
  • Log in to your account with correct username and password.
  • It will take you to the home page.
  • Search the product that you have purchased online.
  • You can find it in your account’s purchased item list.
  • Select the product.
  • Now move to download option and click it to download into your system.
  • Sometimes it asks to enter the product key of the product that you are planning to download.
  • Enter the 25 digits alpha-numeric product key that has been sent to you by McAfee team just after purchasing.
  • It will start the downloading of setup file into your system.
  • You can specify a location for setup file to save; otherwise, it will be saved at the download section of your PC.
  • Now, wait for a minute as it will take some time to download.
  • It’s time to install the setup file.

How to install McAfee setup file into your system?

  • Go to the location where you saved the setup file in your system after download.
  • You can find it in its default location that is download section of the system.
  • Double click on the setup file.
  • It will start the pre-installation preparation.
  • Now click on the “Run” button.
  • ●        It will start the installation.
  • Go through with the terms and conditions of the license agreement.
  • Click on “Agree” option.
  • Now follow the on-screen instruction and fire up the installation by clicking on required buttons and options.
  • Click on “Finish” option.
  • It will end the installation.
  • Now you may activate the installed setup file.

Installation with CD

In case you have purchased McAfee antivirus in a CD format, follow these steps:

  • Insert the CD into the DVD tray of your system.
  • It will launch an installation wizard.
  • Click on “Install” option.
  • Read the license agreement carefully.
  • Click on the “Agree” button of the license agreement.
  • Now click according to different on-screen instruction.
  • Click on “Finish” button to end the installation.

How to activate McAfee Antivirus?

  • Click on the icon of McAfee located on the desktop of your system.
  • It will launch an activation window which asks you to enter the product key.
  • Enter 25 digits alpha-numeric product key that you have got through an email by McAfee team on with the CD that you have bought from a retail shop.
  • It will take a few minutes to validate the authenticity of your product key.
  • Restart your system.
  • Now your system is safe with McAfee security suite.