How to prepare your Windows to avoid all McAfee download and installation errors?

Nov 13 10:53 2017 lena smith Print This Article

While downloading and installing McAfee on Windows many errors occur, to avoid this errors here is complete solution.

No one can deny from the fact that the internet today is prone to a number of viruses,Guest Posting scams, frauds and other threats. To fight with them, McAfee has come to the rescue. It offers a wide selection of security solutions to protect all your software and applications from these viruses. With McAfee on your device, you can do safe browsing and protect your confidential information that you enter during online transactions, from being stolen. While downloading, installing and then activating any of the McAfee products, there are chances that you may face an error.




But as they say that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”, so in this case also we can opt such measures or we can keep few check points in the mind that can help us avoiding the most common McAfee errors. If you are downloading any McAfee product on your Windows PC, then check the below mentioned key points:

  1. Check the system specifications required for the particular McAfee product you have purchased
  2. Now, check whether your PC meets those specified requirements or not
  3. Make sure that your Windows operating system is up-to-date
  4. If not, then follow the path mentioned in the step 5 and 6
  5. Click Start button, type Windows update in the search box and press Enter to Check for Updates
  6. Update the Windows, if available
  7. Download and run the McAfee pre-installer tool by following these steps:
  • Download the pre-installer tool from
  • Save the file to any location
  • Now, double-click the pre-installer tool file and follow the instructions
  • Click OK to agree to the changes
  • Once done, click OK followed by Close
  • Restart your device
  1. Uninstall any previously installed security software or antivirus to avoid software conflicts
  2. Run the McAfee consumer product removal tool. This is necessary if you have ever installed a McAfee product on your computer system
  • One of the important thing to take care is download a new copy of this MCPR tool every time you use it
  • That’s necessary because it will then easily detect the latest McAfee product that has been installed on your device
  • Restart your device if you have used MCPR tool to remove the already installed McAfee to make your computer system ready for installing a new McAfee product

After ensuring the aforementioned guidelines, If you still face an issue in downloading, installation or activation of your McAfee product, then don’t hesitate in contacting McAfee customer support team. You can call them at any time as they offer round the clock customer support. The team of technician will surely help you!



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lena smith
lena smith

Lena Smith, the author of this article is expert in providing the solutions for the most basic to the complex security issues, antivirus errors, browser problems and other allied issues. She has been writing technical articles and working as technical supporter.

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