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Antivirus software: Mac OS X

Download and install

Download Download and install McAfee Threat Prevention for Mac.

 

Additional steps for High Sierra

You need to follow a few additional steps when installing McAfee on a Mac running High Sierra because of the increased security in this version of OS X.

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After installation, restart your Mac.

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Open McAfee Endpoint Security via Launchpad or your 'Applications' folder.

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Select 'Preferences' from the application's 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, login as an administrator to make changes.

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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 Hotfix 1244068 for McAfee Threat Prevention for Mac 10.5.0

 

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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