Downloading McAfee Security from Bell (2022)

Downloading McAfee Security from Bell

Downloading McAfee Security from Bell

To activate McAfee® Security from Bell, you must download and install it on your home computer.

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  1. Click the button above to log in to MyBell.
  2. A new window will open with the McAfee Security My Account dashboard (If the page does not open check your Internet browser popup settings).
  3. Select the ‘+’ sign near the top of the page to install it on a new device. Downloading McAfee Security from Bell (1)
  4. Select whether you want to install the software on a PC or Mac and then click Download.

    Downloading McAfee Security from Bell (2)

  5. Select the product you'd like to install and click Download.

    McAfee Security from Bell Good comes with your Internet service. If you've subscribed to additional options, these will also be listed.

  6. Read and accept the License Agreement and copy your serial number.

    IMPORTANT: You'll need your serial number to install the software.

  7. Click Download and follow the on-screen instructions.

Note: If you subscribe to McAfee Security from Bell Better or Best editions, you can also install it on your Android.

McAfee and the McAfee logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of McAfee, Inc. in the United States and other countries.

System requirements
Installing on a PC
Installing on a Mac
Uninstalling

Downloading McAfee Security from Bell

Downloading McAfee Security from Bell

To activate McAfee® Security from Bell, you must download and install it on your home computer.

Download McAfee

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  1. Click the button above to log in to MyBell.
  2. A new window will open with the McAfee Security My Account dashboard (If the page does not open check your Internet browser popup settings).
  3. Select the ‘+’ sign near the top of the page to install it on a new device. Downloading McAfee Security from Bell (3)
  4. Select whether you want to install the software on a PC or Mac and then click Download.

    Downloading McAfee Security from Bell (4)

  5. Select the product you'd like to install and click Download.

    McAfee Security from Bell Good comes with your Internet service. If you've subscribed to additional options, these will also be listed.

  6. Read and accept the License Agreement and copy your serial number.

    IMPORTANT: You'll need your serial number to install the software.

  7. Click Download and follow the on-screen instructions.

Note: If you subscribe to McAfee Security from Bell Better or Best editions, you can also install it on your Android.

McAfee and the McAfee logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of McAfee, Inc. in the United States and other countries.

System requirements

Operating Systems

  • Windows 10 (32- and 64-bit)
  • Windows 8.1 (32- and 64-bit)
  • Windows 8 (32- and 64-bit)
  • Windows 7 (32- and 64-bit)
  • Mac OS X 10.10 and higher
  • Google Android smartphones and tablets 4.1 or higher

Browsers

  • Internet Explorer 10 and higher
  • Firefox
  • Google Chrome
  • Safari

Hardware

  • 2 GB RAM
  • 500 MB free drive space
  • 1 GHz processor

Installing on a PC

Installing on a PC

  1. The installer will launch a pre-install scan to check your computer for existing anti-virus software or threats.
  2. Enter the serial number that was provided when you downloaded the software and click Next.
  3. On the Install Now page, select Complete and click Next.
  4. When the installation is complete, click Done.

McAfee and the McAfee logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of McAfee, Inc. in the United States and other countries.

Installing on a Mac

Installing on a Mac

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  1. Launch the DMG file and select the McAfee® Installer.
  2. Accept the software license agreement and click Continue.
  3. Enter your computer password to allow the new software to be installed.
  4. Enter the serial number that was provided when you downloaded the software and click Next.
  5. When the installation is complete, click Finish.

McAfee and the McAfee logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of McAfee, Inc. in the United States and other countries.

Uninstalling

Uninstalling

Windows 8 and 10

  1. Close all McAfee® program windows.
  2. In the Start screen, type "Programs and Features" (If it is not visible, click Settings in the list on the right).
  3. Click Programs and Features in the list on the left.
  4. Select McAfee Internet Security or McAfee Total Protection.
  5. Click Uninstall and follow any on-screen prompts.

Windows 7 and Vista

  1. Close all McAfee® program windows.
  2. Click Start, Search, type Programs and Features, and click Go.
  3. Double-click Programs and Features.
  4. Select McAfee Internet Security or McAfee Total Protection.
  5. Click Uninstall and follow the on-screen prompts.

Windows XP

  1. Close all McAfee program windows.
  2. Click Start, Settings, Control Panel.
  3. Double-click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Select McAfee Internet Security or McAfee Total Protection.
  5. Click Remove and follow the on-screen prompts.

Mac OS

  1. Open Finder.
  2. In the Go menu, select Applications.
  3. Double-click the uninstaller McAfee Internet Security.
  4. Check the box beside Uninstall SiteAdvisor, if required.
  5. Click Continue.
  6. Enter your computer’s admin password and click OK.
  7. Click Finish.

McAfee uninstall tool

You can also uninstall all McAfee software using the McAfee Consumer Product Removal (MCPR) tool (Windows only) To do so:

  1. Download the MCPR tool and save it to a folder on your computer.
  2. Navigate to the folder where you saved the file, and double-click MCPR.exe.
  3. When you see the User Account Control dialog box, click Yes.
  4. At the McAfee Software Removal screen, click Next.
  5. Click Next to accept the license agreement.
  6. When prompted, type the CAPTCHA information, which is case sensitive, and then click Next.
  7. When you see the message CleanUp Successful, restart your computer. Your McAfee product will not be fully removed until you have restarted.

McAfee and the McAfee logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of McAfee, Inc. in the United States and other countries.

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  1. Click the button above to log in to MyBell.
  2. \n
  3. A new window will open with the McAfee Security My Account dashboard (If the page does not open check your Internet browser popup settings).
  4. \n
  5. Select the ‘+’ sign near the top of the page to install it on a new device. Downloading McAfee Security from Bell (5)
  6. \n
  7. Select whether you want to install the software on a PC or Mac and then click Download.

    Downloading McAfee Security from Bell (6)

  8. \n
  9. Select the product you'd like to install and click Download.\n

    McAfee Security from Bell Good comes with your Internet service. If you've subscribed to additional options, these will also be listed.

    \n
  10. \n
  11. Read and accept the License Agreement and copy your serial number.\n

    IMPORTANT: You'll need your serial number to install the software.

    \n
  12. \n
  13. Click Download and follow the on-screen instructions.
  14. \n
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Note: If you subscribe to McAfee Security from Bell Better or Best editions, you can also install it on your Android.

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McAfee and the McAfee logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of McAfee, Inc. in the United States and other countries.

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Operating Systems

  • Windows 10 (32- and 64-bit)
  • Windows 8.1 (32- and 64-bit)
  • Windows 8 (32- and 64-bit)
  • Windows 7 (32- and 64-bit)
  • Mac OS X 10.10 and higher
  • Google Android smartphones and tablets 4.1 or higher

Browsers

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  • Internet Explorer 10 and higher
  • Firefox
  • Google Chrome
  • Safari

Hardware

  • 2 GB RAM
  • 500 MB free drive space
  • 1 GHz processor
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Installing on a PC

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  1. The installer will launch a pre-install scan to check your computer for existing anti-virus software or threats.
  2. \n
  3. Enter the serial number that was provided when you downloaded the software and click Next.
  4. \n
  5. On the Install Now page, select Complete and click Next.
  6. \n
  7. When the installation is complete, click Done.
  8. \n
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McAfee and the McAfee logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of McAfee, Inc. in the United States and other countries.

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Installing on a Mac

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  1. Launch the DMG file and select the McAfee® Installer.
  2. \n
  3. Accept the software license agreement and click Continue.
  4. \n
  5. Enter your computer password to allow the new software to be installed.
  6. \n
  7. Enter the serial number that was provided when you downloaded the software and click Next.
  8. \n
  9. When the installation is complete, click Finish.
  10. \n
\n\n

McAfee and the McAfee logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of McAfee, Inc. in the United States and other countries.

" }, { "@type": "HowToStep", "name": "Uninstalling", "text": "

Uninstalling

Windows 8 and 10

  1. Close all McAfee® program windows.
  2. In the Start screen, type \"Programs and Features\" (If it is not visible, click Settings in the list on the right).
  3. Click Programs and Features in the list on the left.
  4. Select McAfee Internet Security or McAfee Total Protection.
  5. Click Uninstall and follow any on-screen prompts.

Windows 7 and Vista

  1. Close all McAfee® program windows.
  2. Click Start, Search, type Programs and Features, and click Go.
  3. Double-click Programs and Features.
  4. Select McAfee Internet Security or McAfee Total Protection.
  5. Click Uninstall and follow the on-screen prompts.
  6. \n
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Windows XP

\n
  1. Close all McAfee program windows.
  2. Click Start, Settings, Control Panel.
  3. Double-click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Select McAfee Internet Security or McAfee Total Protection.
  5. Click Remove and follow the on-screen prompts.
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Mac OS

  1. Open Finder.
  2. In the Go menu, select Applications.
  3. Double-click the uninstaller McAfee Internet Security.
  4. Check the box beside Uninstall SiteAdvisor, if required.
  5. Click Continue.
  6. Enter your computer’s admin password and click OK.
  7. Click Finish.

McAfee uninstall tool

You can also uninstall all McAfee software using the McAfee Consumer Product Removal (MCPR) tool (Windows only) To do so:

  1. Download the MCPR tool and save it to a folder on your computer.
  2. Navigate to the folder where you saved the file, and double-click MCPR.exe.
  3. When you see the User Account Control dialog box, click Yes.
  4. At the McAfee Software Removal screen, click Next.
  5. Click Next to accept the license agreement.
  6. When prompted, type the CAPTCHA information, which is case sensitive, and then click Next.
  7. When you see the message CleanUp Successful, restart your computer. Your McAfee product will not be fully removed until you have restarted.
\n

McAfee and the McAfee logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of McAfee, Inc. in the United States and other countries.

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FAQs

Downloading McAfee Security from Bell? ›

On your computer, log in to MyBell and go to your Internet service page. In the More Features and Services section, select Download McAfee Security from Bell. Select the “+” sign near the top of the page. Select whether you want to install the software on a smartphone or tablet and then click Send Link.

Does Bell Internet come with McAfee? ›

Feel secure with McAfee® Security from Bell - Good package, included at no extra charge with any Bell Internet plan. This security solution protects your computer (Mac or PC), your files and your identity.

How do I install McAfee for free? ›

To see if any are available:
  1. Go to home.mcafee.com.
  2. Click Account, Sign in.
  3. If you do not have a McAfee account: Click Register Now. ...
  4. Sign in with your registered email address.
  5. Check for any free trials: Look under My Apps. ...
  6. Download the free trial if available.
  7. Wait for the download to complete, and follow the prompts.

How do you download McAfee on a Mac? ›

Open a web browser, and go to https://www.mcafee.com.
  1. Click the 'grid' icon on the upper right.
  2. Click My Account.
  3. Type your McAfee credentials and click Log in.
  4. Click Download. ...
  5. Make sure that Mac is selected in the drop-down list on the right.
  6. Click Download under Protect all your devices.

How do I activate McAfee? ›

  1. Go to mcafee.com/activate.
  2. Type your product key/activation code in the Enter your code field.
  3. Type your email address in the Enter your email field.
  4. Click Next.
  5. Follow the prompts to download your McAfee software.

What is Bell Internet Protect? ›

Bell Internet Protect provides a solution to safeguard the computers on your network automatically by keeping itself up-to-date and checking for threats contained in files and programs, in email messages, in communications from inside and outside the network, and on websites.

Should I install McAfee on my laptop? ›

Antivirus is necessary even if you're on a Mac or Windows device, which both come with some level of virus protection built in. For total protection with endpoint protection and response, and blocks against malware and potentially unwanted programs, it's best to install a third-party antivirus software.

Is McAfee still free? ›

Is there a free version of McAfee? There is a free version of McAfee for iOS and Android as well as a 30-day free trial for Windows PCs.

Can I transfer my McAfee to a new computer? ›

If you've installed your McAfee software on the maximum number of computers for the number of licenses that you purchased, you are not allowed to install the software on more computers. To install your software on another computer, you must purchase more licenses or transfer a license to your new computer.

How much is a year subscription to McAfee? ›

Currently the annual renewal prices are: Antivirus Plus: $59.99. Individual Basic: $84.99.

How do I install McAfee on my new computer? ›

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Does McAfee clean your computer? ›

Use a PC cleaner

McAfee Total Protection is an antivirus software that comes with a PC cleaner and a file shredder. The PC cleaner deletes temporary internet files and broken shortcuts, and it removes unneeded registry keys that you don't need.

Why won't McAfee install on my Mac? ›

McAfee security software for Mac includes products such as LiveSafe and Total Protection. A common cause for this issue is when the kernel extension used by your McAfee security software isn't authorized. A problem with your firewall or browser settings might also cause this issue.

Do I need McAfee on my Mac? ›

In short, yes, you do need antivirus for your Mac. Mac computers are not immune to viruses, and other malware and Mac-targeted attacks are increasingly prevalent. Following best practices for securing your device and using built-in security features can help, but antivirus software can protect your device even further.

Is McAfee Antivirus good for Mac? ›

On both Windows and macOS, McAfee achieved a stellar 100% detection. You can't do better than that. Webroot also scored 100% detection, while Bitdefender and Avast One came close with 99%.

How do I reinstall McAfee Antivirus on my laptop? ›

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How do I uninstall and reinstall McAfee? ›

How to Reinstall McAfee on a Computer
  1. Remove the program from Windows. To do this, go to your Control Panel (from the Start menu) and select "Add or Remove Programs." Select the McAfee software you wish to reinstall and click "Remove" or "Uninstall." ...
  2. Run the McAfee Removal tool. ...
  3. Install your McAfee product from scratch.

Why is McAfee not installing? ›

You're unable to install McAfee software because a virus has possibly infected your computer. If your computer is already infected with a virus or malware, you might be prevented from installing any security software.

Do Chromebooks need antivirus? ›

Do Chromebooks need an antivirus? Yes, even though Chrome OS is immune to most malware due to built-in security features, your Chromebook is still not 100% safe and Chrome OS users remain vulnerable to other cyberattacks. These include: Fake Chrome extensions.

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