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      How to activate trail version of the preinstalled antivirus software McAfee in Windows 7

      Symptom :

      How to activate the preinstalled antivirus software McAfee in Windows 7?



      The above symptom may occur under the following operating system:

      Microsoft Windows 7

      On the following software:

      McAfee Antivirus


      Follow the steps below to activate McAfee.

      1. The following prompt box will appear.


      2. After a while, Fig.3 will appear.


      3. Input your name, email address and password. Click "Next". The following figure will appear. ( Note: Password must be between 8 and 32 characters long and must contain both letters and numbers. No special character can be included.)


      4. After the activation, the interface of McAfee will be as shown in Fig.5.


      5. Right click the icon of McAfee in the taskbar, the following menu will pop up.


      Note :

      1. The trial period of the software after the activation is 90 days. If you click "Cancel" in the interface of activation, a reminder will appear now and then to ask you to activate.

      2. Official website for McAfee:



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      • Document ID: HT069988
      • Last Updated :17 Jun 2014
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