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McAfee LiveSafe Comprehensive Security

Exclusive Security Solution included on your Dell PC for up to 36 months

Great things happen when you go online. You shop, bank and socialize. You catch up on a favorite show or two, stream that movie you have been hearing so much about. Learn more about the reasons you need security beyond PC virus protection and how you can do it all securely with McAfee LiveSafe.

McAfee LiveSafe

McAfee LiveSafe keeps you safe from the latest online threats, including malware, ransomware, phishing, and viruses.  With McAfee LiveSafe you can have the peace of mind your Dell PC and all your other devices are secure.  You will benefit from the following with your 12 or 36 month subscription:

  • Protect an UNLIMITED number of devices in your household, including PCs, tablets, and smartphones!
  • Proven effective and complete protection with over 450M customers.
  • Comprehensive security without sacrificing performance
  • Software upgrades for all subscribers seamlessly delivered when we release new features or versions
  • Free 24x7 support by phone, chat, or online for the life of your subscription


Award Winning Antivirus

Blocks viruses, malwares, ransomware, spyware, unwanted programs with Global Threat Intelligence cloud that identifies and responds to 600,000 new threats every day.


Make the digital world a safer place for your kids with a complete suite of monitoring. Protect them from inappropriate digital content, ability to set screen time limits and to know where they are on a live map.

Password Manager

Eliminate the hassle of passwords with the multi-factor password manager app.

Safe Web Browsing

Warns you about risky websites and helps prevent dangerous downloads and phishing attacks.

Encrypted Storage

Safely store sensitive files with 128 bit encryption

Why McAfee


McAfee is one of the world’s leading independent cybersecurity companies and has consistently out performed competitors in crucial third party performance tests, including AV-TEST and ADVANCED+

Below is how McAfee LiveSafe stacks up to the competition

Feature Comparison

Feature McAfee LiveSafe Norton Security Premium Kaspersky Total Security Windows Defender
Licenses Unlimited Devices 10 Devices 1, 3, or 5 Devices Windows PCs Only
Anti-Malware * * * *
Vulnerability Manager * *
Two-Way Firewall * * * In-bound only
Anti-Spam * * *
Secure File Removal (Data Shredding) * *
Safe Surfing * * * Internet Explorer Only
PC Optimization * *
Mobile Device Optimization *
Password Manager w/Multi-Factor Authentication *
24/7 Free Phone & Chat Support * *
Device Management via Product UI & Web Portal * Web Portal Only Web Portal Only
Wearables Support * Android Wear Only

Reasons to Upgrade


12 months of McAfee LiveSafe comes standard on all Inspiron and XPS units. Dell recommends upgrading to 36 months.

  • Save Money: Dell pricing when bundled with your PC purchase is significantly better than  renewal
  • Save Time: With a 36-month subscription security is one thing busy people don’t have to worry about
  • Protect Your Investment: 36-month subscription is ONLY available with your Dell purchase.

Security 101


Security Tips


Create Complex Passwords
Strong, unique passwords keep your information safe.


Click Smart
Be weary of anything that requires personal information: spam emails, free offers or even online quizzes.


Be a Selective Sharer
Be cautious about what you share, particularly when it relates to your identity or company data.


Protect Your Mobile Life
Use caution with mobile devices; only download apps from official apps stores and don’t click on suspicious links or text messages


Practice Safe Surfing and Shopping
Be cautious about what you share, particularly when it relates to your identity


Keep Software Up to Date
Keeping all your software up to date with the latest versions will greatly reduce exposure to common threats.

Protect Against


Yes, McAfee LiveSafe is compatible with Microsoft® Windows 10. Not only will the software protect your new device, but it also offers superior protection for ALL the devices you own—computers, smartphones,* and tablets* with one subscription.
While setting up a new Dell PC, please complete registration by entering a valid email address to ensure it’s running the latest available version. Once registered, an email from McAfee will be sent to the email address with links to download additional security. Simply access the email from an unprotected device and follow the on-screen prompts. Also, other innovative features are available after registration.
McAfee LiveSafe offers enterprise grade technology which consistently outperforms Windows Defender as measured by 3rd parties (e.g. AV-Test). Additionally, it provides an easy way to see, configure, and manage your security features and devices—all in one place. Security features, such as firewall and parental controls, in Microsoft® Windows 10 are scattered throughout the operating system. Without a way to setup these features from one location, managing security is a cumbersome process.
Over the years, McAfee has significantly reduced the resources it requires to keep customers safe. This combined with the enormous processing power of computers, has improved the user experience.
Free online security is available; however, most provide basic protection and are not multi-level integrated security suites like McAfee LiveSafe.

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