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mimshaheed
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎02-12-2012

Cannot activate mcafee antivirus

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dear sir,

 i bought a lenovo brand new laptop(the date 21st of jan) but it has mcafee antivirus but can not active

when i click on the active box , display a massage enter  seirial key like

so, when i bought the lenovo they didnt gave any keys so, how i can install antyvirus?

please reply.

byeeeee.

 

Moderator edit: Added detail to subject.
tanujhanda
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Location: INDIA

Re: Cannot activate mcafee antivirus

The pre-installed Mcafee antivirus you got with the system is the limited period edition.

 

You can install you own anti virus program or can purchase a upgrade copy of the existing installed anti virus program from Mcafee

 

 

Best Regards,

Tanuj


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jrwilliamsmith1
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Registered: ‎02-26-2012
Location: Atlanta Georgia
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Re: Cannot activate mcafee antivirus

call mcafee

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JDay
Posts: 999
Registered: ‎01-06-2011
Location: Sacramento, CA

Re: Cannot activate mcafee antivirus

It's a 3 month trial. Instead of paying for a license I would just remove McAfee (it's not all that great and eats up a lot of resources anyway) and just install Microsoft Security Essentials, which is a free antivirus package.

 

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/products/security-essentials