The era of smart and digitally connected homes is upon us. Nowadays computers and a number of other interconnected devices are used for various purposes like securing homes, saving energy, managing entertainment, and perform health monitoring. In other way, we can say that we are largely dependent on different types of technical devices for the accomplishment of our day to day tasks. So proper working and security of such systems is one of the main concern of the people of this world.
To enjoy the benefits of properly operational and secured technical devices, users need to install McAfee Total Protection or McAfee Antivirus on their system. All the products of this brand whether McAfee Antivirus Plus, McAfee Internet Security, McAfee Total Protection or any other, are appreciated by a wide range of customers because of providing award winning protection to their devices.
If you want to Install McAfee Total Protection or Antivirus but unable to do so, then don’t worry and trust us to get the effective technical customer support services required to install, configure, update or run McAfee security program without a hitch. Below we have provided some instructions under the guidance of our highly –qualified McAfee Customer Care representatives with an aim to help the customers in fixing the issue that is making them unable to install McAfee Antivirus security on their system.
All about ‘Unable to Install McAfee Antivirus’ Issue
What’s the issue?
The antivirus installation process basically hangs in between or you may get a message saying "checking your system for threats...." Or something similar resulting in blank installation box. Or in some cases, you may get an error message with a numeric error code.
What comes in the list of Affected Products?
McAfee Antivirus Plus, McAfee Total Protection, McAfee Internet Security, McAfee All Access, McAfee Family Protection, McAfee Live Safe
What are the cause of the Problem?
Some of the reasons resulting in issue can be:
- Windows Operating system is not up-to-date & requires latest update patches.
- McAfee Antivirus software is being blocked by other antivirus software.
- Conflicts with an older version of the security product.
- The installation or download process of McAfee can also be blocked due to issues in Windows user profile setting.
How the McAfee Installation Issues can be fixed?
McAfee Installation Issues can be fixed by following the below steps carefully and properly.
Step 1: Ensure the Windows Operating system installed on your device must be up-to-date with latest updates & service packs.
- Open Windows Update from your Start menu, or open your web browser and go to http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com.
- Follow all on-screen instructions to ensure you have the most current Microsoft Service Pack & all Critical or Important updates.
Step 2: Uninstall any existing third-party security program.
- Check the list of incompatible third-party applications which must be uninstalled at http://service.mcafee.com/FAQDocument.aspx.
- Check if any another software is present on your computer by activating the “Add or Remove Program” control panel applet.
- Select the conflicting software from the list shown by the “Add or Remove Program” control panel applet. Proceed to uninstall it.
Step 3: Uninstall the older version of McAfee software.
- If you are upgrading from an older version of your security product to a newer more advanced one, it sometimes helps to remove the older version.
- Check if an older version of the security product is present on your computer by activating the “Add or Remove Program” control panel applet.
- Select the older version of product from the list shown by the “Add or Remove Program” control panel applet. Proceed to uninstall it.
If you are not able to fix your problem even after following the aforementioned steps, in that case you need effectual assistance from certified McAfee Technical Customer Support professionals of reliable firm like ours. Rely on us and call the toll-free McAfee Antivirus Support Phone Number – 1800 83 24 24 to get the effective help services required to install, configure, update or run McAfee security program without any hindrance. All the technical experts of our McAfee Support team are highly –skilled and have complete knowledge about the product, therefore attained expertise in providing world class support services. You can call us anytime you want, as our McAfee Support team is always (24x7) at your service.