As we know what the importance of an antivirus program across the people for their devices such as- laptop, home and office computer, Android, IOS, etc is. Everyone wants perfect antivirus security safeguards to protect their devices against various type of viruses and, malware. Nowadays, users are demanding for a remarkable and free of cost antivirus program.
If you are also searching for a free antivirus program to secure Windows PC, then you should read about the newly released McAfee Free Antivirus. McAfee Free Antivirus software is offering a latest and simple version of Antivirus software. This fantastic and free antivirus software will protect your Windows PC from viruses, worms, and trojans and malware.
Please Note- McAfee will soon releasing more updates which are likely to strengthen the functionality of the tool.
Steps to Install Free Antivirus security program of McAfee for Windows:
To install this free program, you need to follow some simple steps, which are the given below. Please apply the mentioned steps get help in “how to install the antivirus program on your Windows PC.”
- Visit on the mcafee.com/activate website.
- Click on the “Download Now” button to find the McAfee Consumer Products and user license agreement page.
- After reading all the agreement, click on the “I Agree”option to confirm it.
- After that, you can download the installation setup file for McAfee Free Antivirus.
- Once downloaded click on the .exe file and you will see a pop-up window on your screen to choose the components for the installation process.
- You can choose to install complete or partial package based on your preference.
- McAfee WebAdvisor provides basic online web browsing protection while McAfee free Antivirus provides your PC with real-time antivirus protection.
- After selecting the program, Windows will start downloading with the chosen selection.
- You will get a notification icon stating the progress of your download.
Please Note- Total size of McAfee free AntiVirus will be 82 MB and its installation is straightforward and quick.
- After completing the installation progress, move to the “Start menu” option and click onto the McAfee Free Antivirus icon.
- Now, a status window will open to provide the real-time status of the system.
McAfee Free Antivirus protects your Windows PC with real-time antivirus protection, and you can see the current viruses on your system by clicking on the Threat log. The antivirus tool will also alert you about the unresolved issues which need your attention.
Suggestion- If you want to turn off the Real-Time scanning and access protection, then you can do it quickly by clicking on the Settings tab and choosing the desired action.
Free antivirus program of McAfee doesn’t occupy much of your system resources to run. With that, you will get a smooth and more comfortable running of your Windows PC. There is only one missing feature in McAfee free antivirus program that it is not an On-demand scanning. But we can say that the presence of a greyed-out Scan Now button will offer this feature in one of the coming updates.
But still, if you want to protect your Windows PC from the online attacks, then click on this link- www.mcafee.com/activate to activate your copy of McAfee Free Antivirus.
Please Note- It is currently in Beta stage and supports Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, but support for Windows 10 is expected to be added soon.
McAfee Free Antivirus doesn’t support any other security programs. So, if you are using any other security program on your Windows PC then first uninstall to install it. We will suggest users make a system restore point before trying out any application.
To get any information regarding McAfee program, please dial the McAfee toll-free number and to take assistance connect with McAfee Customer Support team.