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How to activate and install McAfee Security from Bell on my computer

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Downloading McAfee Security from Bell

To activate McAfee® Security from Bell, you must download and install it on your home computer.

Download McAfee

 
  1. Click the button above to log in to MyBell and go to your Internet service page.
  2. In the My service section, select Download next to McAfee Security from Bell.
  3. Select the ‘+’ sign near the top of the page to install it on a new device. my_account
  4. Select whether you want to install the software on a PC or Mac and then click Download.

    add_device
  5. Select the product you would like to install and click Download.

    McAfee Security from Bell Good comes with your Internet service. If you have subscribed to additional options, these will also be listed.

  6. Read and accept the License Agreement and copy your serial number.

    IMPORTANT: You will need your serial number to install the software.

  7. Click Download and follow the on-screen instructions.

Note: If you subscribe to McAfee Security from Bell Better or Best editions, you can also install it on your Android and Blackberry devices.

 

McAfee and the McAfee logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of McAfee, Inc. in the United States and other countries.

Last Updated:29/04/2014

Downloading McAfee Security from Bell

To activate McAfee® Security from Bell, you must download and install it on your home computer.

Download McAfee

 
  1. Click the button above to log in to MyBell and go to your Internet service page.
  2. In the My service section, select Download next to McAfee Security from Bell.
  3. Select the ‘+’ sign near the top of the page to install it on a new device. my_account
  4. Select whether you want to install the software on a PC or Mac and then click Download.

    add_device
  5. Select the product you would like to install and click Download.

    McAfee Security from Bell Good comes with your Internet service. If you have subscribed to additional options, these will also be listed.

  6. Read and accept the License Agreement and copy your serial number.

    IMPORTANT: You will need your serial number to install the software.

  7. Click Download and follow the on-screen instructions.

Note: If you subscribe to McAfee Security from Bell Better or Best editions, you can also install it on your Android and Blackberry devices.

 

McAfee and the McAfee logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of McAfee, Inc. in the United States and other countries.


Last Update:29/04/2014


Operating Systems

  • Windows 8 (32- and 64-bit)
  • Windows 7 (32- and 64-bit)
  • Windows Vista SP1 (32- and 64-bit)
  • Windows XP SP3 and higher (32-bit)
  • Mac OS X 10.7 and higher
  • Google Android smartphones and tablets 2.x, 3.2, and 4 (runs on Kindle Fire Devices)
  • BlackBerry 4.5, 4.6, 4.7, 5, 6, 7

Browsers

  • Internet Explorer 7 and higher
  • Firefox 12 and higher
  • Google Chrome 6 and higher
  • Safari 5 and higher

Hardware

  • 2 GB RAM (512 MB RAM for Windows XP)
  • 500 MB free drive space
  • 1 GHz processor

Last Update:29/04/2014


Installing on a PC

  1. The installer will launch a pre-install scan to check your computer for existing anti-virus software or threats.
  2. Enter the serial number that was provided when you downloaded the software and click Next.
  3. On the Install Now page, select Complete and click Next.
  4. When the installation is complete, click Done.

 

McAfee and the McAfee logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of McAfee, Inc. in the United States and other countries.


Last Update:29/04/2014


Installing on a Mac

  1. Launch the DMG file and select the McAfee® Installer.
  2. Accept the software license agreement and click Continue.
  3. Enter your computer password to allow the new software to be installed.
  4. Enter the serial number that was provided when you downloaded the software and click Next.
  5. When the installation is complete, click Finish.

 

McAfee and the McAfee logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of McAfee, Inc. in the United States and other countries.


Last Update:29/04/2014


Uninstalling

Windows 8

  1. Close all McAfee® program windows.
  2. In the Start screen, type "Programs and Features" (If it is not visible, click Settings in the list on the right).
  3. Click Programs and Features in the list on the left.
  4. Select McAfee Internet Security or McAfee Total Protection.
  5. Click Uninstall and follow any on-screen prompts.

Windows 7 and Vista

  1. Close all McAfee® program windows.
  2. Click Start, Search, type Programs and Features, and click Go.
  3. Double-click Programs and Features.
  4. Select McAfee Internet Security or McAfee Total Protection.
  5. Click Uninstall and follow the on-screen prompts.

If you also use McAfee Family Protection, repeat this process but select McAfee Family Protection in step 4.

Windows XP

  1. Close all McAfee program windows.
  2. Click Start, Settings, Control Panel.
  3. Double-click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Select McAfee Internet Security or McAfee Total Protection.
  5. Click Remove and follow the on-screen prompts.

If you also use McAfee Family Protection, repeat this process but select McAfee Family Protection in step 4.

Mac OS

  1. Open Finder.
  2. In the Go menu, select Applications.
  3. Double-click the uninstaller McAfee Internet Security.
  4. Check the box beside Uninstall SiteAdvisor, if required.
  5. Click Continue.
  6. Enter your computer’s admin password and click OK.
  7. Click Finish.

If you also use McAfee Family Protection, repeat this process but select McAfee Family Protection in step 3.

McAfee uninstall tool

You can also uninstall all McAfee software using the McAfee Consumer Product Removal (MCPR) tool (Windows only) To do so:

  1. Download the MCPR tool and save it to a folder on your computer.
  2. Navigate to the folder where you saved the file, and double-click MCPR.exe.
  3. When you see the User Account Control dialog box, click Yes.
  4. At the McAfee Software Removal screen, click Next.
  5. Click Next to accept the license agreement.
  6. When prompted, type the CAPTCHA information, which is case sensitive, and then click Next.
    • If you have Family Protection installed, type your Administrator user name and password and click Next.
  7. When you see the message CleanUp Successful, restart your computer. Your McAfee product will not be fully removed until you have restarted.

McAfee and the McAfee logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of McAfee, Inc. in the United States and other countries.


Last Update:29/04/2014


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