How to Deactivate McAfee License?

by Maria William Software Developer

McAfee is an American Multinational company for providing the security software to the consumers and businesses. The products of McAfee for different devices and browser are – VirusScan, SiteAdvisor, E-Business Server, Change Control, Anti-Malware Engine Core and many more. Each and every product of McAfee has altogether a different set of features that are accessible only after McAfee activation. 

McAfee Antivirus considered as the world’s largest and most reliable cyber-security company that won the people’s trust for decades. Usually, the products works brilliantly with no such negative reviews as such. But sometimes the user may face some difficulty in deactivating the McAfee license. 

And the deactivation of the McAfee license situation arrives when you buy a new desktop or PC’s hardware failure. So if you have installed the new software of McAfee in your new desktop, then either you need to buy additional licenses or deactivate the license on the old desktop or while downloading the software in your new system, the deactivated license becomes active in the new system. 

Below provided are the steps for successful deactivation of license from the existing PC and using the same license for different system. They are as follows: 

Step 1- Visit

Step 2- Now click on My Account option from the list.

Step 3- Type McAfee User Account and the password.

Step 4- After typing, click on Log-in option.

Tips : Select Remember Me, if you want your browser to remember your password.

Step 5- Now select the device, to deactivate the license from.

Step 6- Simply, click on Deactivate button.

The license got deactivated from the previous PC and is now available only for your new System. Now you need to download, install, and activate successfully your previous purchased McAfee product. Below provided are the steps for successful downloading, installing, and activating the McAfee Products. They are as follows: 

Step 1- Visit website.

Step 2- On the given option of filling/entering the McAfee License key code, enter your activation code from the previously purchased McAfee retail card.

Step 3- In the Account page of McAfee, choose as per your convenience between Sign-up or Sign-in and read the further instructions to follow up the next steps.

Step 4- Click on Download your Software option and the downloading will start for your System.

Step 5- Wait for your system to finish up the downloading process, successfully. After that you need to install the products on your system. Follow the correct instructions as provided for successful installation of McAfee product in your system.

Step 6- After the McAfee product gets installed properly in your system. You need to activate the product in your device. For that you need to launch the application in your system and provide your McAfee license key code, if asked. Your device is ready with shield of protection.

Still facing the trouble? Kindly contact McAfee Customer Care toll-free Number, to get expert advice on your issues.

Maria Williams is a renowned technical writer. She has been keeping a stern concern over the updates and errors of various anti-virus and security software. Through her blogs and articles, she strives to deliver the information in order to make awareness about the updates and error fixing methods.

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About Maria William Advanced   Software Developer

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Created on Mar 13th 2018 01:10. Viewed 307 times.


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