Downloading the software refer to the process of retrieving all the files from the remote server, needed for the proper functioning of the programs on the device. McAfee antivirus products can be downloaded by the users by using either of the two methods mentioned below:
McAfee Activate Online Method:
In the online method, the users need to have an internet connection for downloading the McAfee product to the device. The steps for downloading the McAfee antivirus are as follows:
Firstly, launch the web browser installed on the computer. Now, go to the official website of the McAfee. Here, click the “Products” option. The products page will be displayed on the screen that shows all the McAfee products. Now, the users may select the McAfee product that fulfills the requirements of the users. After this, ensure that the selected product is compatible with the system. To do so, go through the product description displayed just below the “Download” button. Once the users get ensured with the compatibility of the McAfee product, click the “Buy Now and Download” button. Now, the users will be asked to sign in to the McAfee account, if they already have an existing account. Else, they may create a new one, by clicking the “Register Now” button. For signing in to the McAfee account, type the “email address” and the “password” of the account in the corresponding fields on the “Sign In” page. After this, the users will be automatically directed to the “Payment” page of the McAfee account. Here, the users need to enter the details of the debit/ credit card that they want to use for making the payments of the selected McAfee product. The users can even change the mode of payments or use the details of the debit or credit card previously stored on the McAfee account. After making the payment of the McAfee product, tap the “Download” button. After this, an email having the link for downloading the McAfee product will be sent to the users’ email address. Now, utilize this link for downloading the purchased McAfee product to the device. The McAfee antivirus setup will be downloaded to the “Downloads” folder (by default) unless the location is changed by the users, manually.
McAfee Activate Offline Method:
In the offline method, the users need to visit the nearby retail shops for purchasing the McAfee antivirus product. This offline McAfee product pack consists of a CD that contains the McAfee product and the retail card is attached to the back of the product pack having the product key. The steps of downloading the McAfee product are as follows:
Firstly, insert the CD of the McAfee antivirus product in the CD /DVD drive. Now, explore it to begin the installation process. Wait till the McAfee product gets successfully installed on the device.