How to Resolve McAfee Error Code 1920?

by Kaylee Smith I m Digital Marketer

While installing McAfee Enterprise software, many individuals have failed to start a McAfee in the Error code 1920 error. This is a type of error code that happens in the device which is at the wrong location for the Mcafee background service, that the Mcafee antivirus support team professionals have discovered without much of a hassle.

Error messages with error code 1920 on your device are as follows:

  • McAfee Framework failed to start and to verify error code 1920.
  • McAfee Virus Scan installs error code 1920.
  • McAfee task manager failed to start the McAfee error code of 1920.
  • McAfee framework service failed to start the error code of McAfee 1920.

Causes of McAfee Error code 1920

  • Malicious download or Incomplete Installation of McAfee antivirus software program.
  • Substitute corruption in the Windows registry that may be installed or uninstalled from McAfee antivirus related software program.
  • McAfee antivirus related software program files or Windows system files have been corrupted due to harmful virus or malware transit.
  • Other software programs remove the McAfee antivirus related data and files by mistake.
  • Runtime errors such as Error code 1920 can be caused by multiple reasons, so we require troubleshooting it to avoid the re-occurrence of every possible cause of the error.

Troubleshooting steps to easily fix McAfee Antivirus Error Code 1920

There are numerous solutions available for you to overcome the McAfee Activation Error code 1920. In the following steps, you can simply get some steps in troubleshooting the McAfee activation error code 1920.

Solution 1 – Run and Install McAfee Tool

  • Go to and search for Repair and Troubleshoot option.
  • Click on the button of Download to start downloading.
  • Once the downloading is complete, run the setup by double-clicking on the file called mvt.exe in your downloads folder located in the PC.
  • Click on the Yes button to allow the program to make changes in your device
  • Follow the instructions available on the screen.
  • Once the installation is finished, the scanning will start automatically.
  • Now, click on the OK button.
  • Click on the Autofix option and follow the instructions given on screen.
  • If MVT does not find any problems then restart your device and try to install the updates once again.
  • If your issue has not been resolved by MVT then visit for help.

Solution 2: Reinstall and Uninstall McAfee Software Program.

  • Go to the Start button and open Control Panel in your device.
  • After opening Control Panel in your device, select the option of Category View.
  • Now, select the McAfee software program under the menu of Program to uninstall the program completely.
  • Right click on the McAfee software program and then click on Uninstall option.
  • After that, click on the Yes button when the confirmation box prompted on your window screen.
  • Reboot your device after the uninstallation of McAfee software program is finished.

Once your device has completely uninstalled the McAfee software product then try reinstalling it. For this point onwards, close all the other running applications. Also, check for the updates of your device.

Kaylee Smith is a self-professed security expert; she has been making the people aware of the security threats. Her passion is to write about Cybersecurity, malware, social engineering, Games,internet and new media. He writes for mcafee products at or . 


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