McAfee provides you the service for activation with a product key or code. You can now activate your McAfee in 3 simple steps by just entering the product key at: www.mcafee.com/activate
- Enter your activation code: Look into the card that you have purchased and there you will find a 25-digit McAfee activation key. Fill it in the space provides.
- Sign in: Go to “My Account” and then enter you email address and password to log in to your McAfee account. If you don’t already have an account then you will need to create a new one and then log into it. Next, in your list of authorized purchases, choose your McAfee product and download it in your computer system. Once the program has been downloaded, run the installation process.
- Get protected: Do not forget to perform a thorough scan in your computer. Once your computer system is scanned, it is secured.
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NOTE: It is essential to remember some points.
- Before redeeming McAfee security, you must carefully read the instruction written on McAfee retail card.
- In case you purchase your product from the official website of McAfee, you are not required to activate your software.
- In case you purchase your product through McAfee partner such as; HP, Dell, Acer, etc. Then you must activate after installing your software.
It is interesting to know that retail cards by McAfee services have made life a bit simpler. If you purchase your McAfee retail card of any of your products nowadays, then you do not need to install your security software from a CD. Instead, McAfee retail card provides you the feature of downloading your software directly from the internet.
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If there is a problem with the internet connection in your area then downloading your product key can be a task for you. In such cases, a McAfee CD, or DVD would be better options. Also, if you wish to re-install your product quickly for any reason, CD and DVD would be good for you as they contain all the necessary files in one place. However, a DVD does not provide to you the advantage of updating its programs on its own.
Activate and Redeem your McAfee product’s retail card online:
If you wish to either activate or redeem your retail card then you can do that by simply visiting the below mentioned web addresses according to your security product version.
Support information with relevant links to redeem the retail card for other McAfee Security products:
- For McAfee MLS (McAfee Live Safe), visit http://www.mcafee.com/mls/retailcard.
- For McAfee MAV (McAfee Antivirus Plus), visit http://www.mcafee.com/mav/retailcard.
- To activate your McAfee MTP (McAfee Total Protection), visit http://www.mcafee.com/mtp/retailcard.
- For McAfee MIS (McAfee Internet Security), visit http://www.mcafee.com/mis/retailcard.
- To Activate McAfee, visit http://www.mcafee.com/activate
Using these links, you can either create a new account or log in to your existing one for which you will need to enter details such as email address and password. Next, choose the antivirus product whose retail card you wish to redeem and then just click on it to download.
How to Know Whether your Activation Key is Redeemed or not?
It is quite easy to know whether your McAfee activation key has been redeemed or not.
- Go to the URL: www.mcafee.com/activate
- Next, type in your product code and other essential details.
- In case your subscription code has already been redeemed, you will be able to view a message about it along with the email address that you used while redeeming it. However, if you get an error then it simply means that your subscription code has not been redeemed yet and it is not available for installation in your account.
In case you need any help with finding our whether your activation key has been redeemed or not, please feel free to contact us via call or live chat. Our experts will solve your queries and provide guidance.
Common McAfee Activation Installation Errors and Solutions
Now, let us discuss about some of the common installation errors which people face with their McAfee and also have a look at their solutions.
McAfee Activation Key Not Working?
In case you have a McAfee product code but you are unable to redeem the product key or it seems not to be working, then it is a possibility that either you are not reading it correctly or you are not on the correct web address, meaning, a wrong redeem page.
Opening the redeem page is actually quite and easy thing. However, several pop-ups, add-ons and security conflicts on a web page may be causing a hindrance in putting the subscription key on the original website.
If you are definite about your activation key being the appropriate one and still due to some reason it does not work, then our McAfee experts will guide you through the entire procedure and troubleshoot your problems to activate and install your antivirus protection online.
McAfee subscription expired
In order to access the services of your product, a valid McAfee subscription is required. You can check for yourself the period of subscription for all the McAfee products that you have bought from your McAfee account.
All you need to do is, go to your account and at the top of it, you will the “My Account” tab. Click on it and then select “Subscriptions”. Next, select “All Expired” to get the details for the McAfee product in your account that has expired. To see the active ones, just click on “View Active”.
In case the subscription of your McAfee account has expired, all you need to do activate it is, click on “Renew”.
For any guidance related to these issues, you can reach out to our support executives. They will help you via phone call or live chat to diagnose the installation issues and solve them. This will remove any conflicting software that is causing security issues.
How We Can Help you With McAfee Activation?
- McAfee support can help you fix your internet browser add-on issues so that you can uninterruptedly access the URL www.mcafee.com/activate without having to deal with any annoying pop-ups.
- Our experts will remove any unnecessary conflicting security software which will give you a trouble-free antivirus installation.
- You can contact us for activation code issues, and we will help you in redeeming your code.
- Please feel free to contact us for help with tuning up and optimizing your PC or laptop performance.
- We will help you by updating your windows which will eventually any antivirus installation errors like “Incomplete McAfee Installation”.
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