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These instructions are for macOS High Sierra (10.13). However, we do not recommend use of this version of macOS because it is no longer receiving security updates. Please consider upgrading to a supported version.

Download and install

Download Download and install McAfee antivirus software for Mac.

 

Turn on threat prevention

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After installation, restart your Mac.
 

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Open McAfee Endpoint Security for Mac via Launchpad or your Applications folder.

New icon
 

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Select Preferences from the application's menu.

New menu
 

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In the pop-up window, choose the General tab and click on the padlock.

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When prompted, enter your Mac username and password to make changes.

New auth

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Set Threat Prevention to On.

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When prompted to approve the System Extension signed by McAfee, click OK.
 

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Open System Preferences via the Launchpad or your Applications folder, and choose Security & Privacy.

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Click Allow if you see the message "System software from developer McAfee, Inc was blocked from loading".
 


 

Hotfixes

We recommend installing the latest hotfix:

Download There are currently no hotfixes

 

Uninstaller

If you wish to uninstall McAfee software because you're experiencing problems or want to perform a fresh reinstallation, download and run this package. 

Download McAfee uninstaller

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