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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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