How to download, install and activate McAfee free antivirus
McAfee's antivirus is one of the most popular for Windows PCs. McAfee Total Protection has real-time protection, firewall, email and web browsing protection, and anti-spam filters. You can use all the features for free in the trial version for up to 30 days, ideal for those who prefer to try the software before deciding to buy it. The subscription costs R$ 179 per year for up to 10 computers.
In the following tutorial, learn how to download and install McAfee Total Protection on your computer. Also, learn how to activate the program when the trial period expires. The software is also available for macOS, Apple's operating system.
How to download and install
Step 1. go to the McAfee Total Protection download page and click "Download free trial";
Step 2: After downloading the file, go to your computer's download folder and run the program installer. Then click "Agree and install";
Step 4. Now wait until the program installation is complete. Finally, close the installation wizard window.
How to activate
When you install McAfee Total Protection, the anti-virus program runs normally free of charge for 30 days. After this period, you must activate it to continue using all the program's functions. See how to do this in the step-by-step procedure below.
Step 1. open McAfee by clicking on the program icon in the lower right corner of the screen to the left of the clock. In the context menu, click on "Open McAfee Total Protection";
Step 2: In the program window, open the "Account" tab and click "Buy" on the left side. Then follow the instructions indicated. If you have a valid subscription, click on "My Account" to log in and activate McAfee.
That's it. Take a hint and try McAfee Total Protection free for one month.