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McAfee Activate: Download and Install Your Dell-Purchased McAfee Products

Summary: Explore how to download and install McAfee products purchased at Dell. This guide covers McAfee LiveSafe, Small Business Security, Business Protection, and McAfee+ Premium. Get started with your McAfee subscription today. ...

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Symptoms

Affected Products:

  • McAfee LiveSafe
  • McAfee Small Business Security
  • McAfee Business Protection
  • McAfee+ Premium

Cause

McAfee products are a subscription-based software that is available, either as a 30-day trial or for purchase from Dell.

Resolution

McAfee products are a subscription-based software that is available either as a 30-day trial or for purchase from Dell.

Click either Trial or Purchased for more information.

Note: These steps only cover McAfee products purchased from Dell and do not cover third-party purchases.

Computers purchased through Dell include a McAfee 30-day trial. Customers must activate purchased subscription through Dell using the options noted below.

McAfee products can be purchased with a Dell Computer or through the Dell McAfee Store. Reference the appropriate purchase method for the proper installation steps.

Note: For information about changing your McAfee subscription, reference How to Cancel or Renew your McAfee Subscription Purchased at Dell.

Dell Computer

The following McAfee product subscriptions can be purchased with a Dell commercial or consumer computer running Microsoft Windows:

Click the appropriate product above for specific installation steps.

Warning: If you had previously activated or downloaded the McAfee product that is purchased with your Dell computer, then log in to your McAfee account at http://www.mcafee.com/ This hyperlink is taking you to a website outside of Dell Technologies. to redownload the product.
Note: For issues accessing your McAfee account:
  • Validate the email that is used is tied to a McAfee subscription.
  • Dell technical support is unable to validate the email that is used to setup the McAfee subscription, o protect your privacy. Contact the vendor directly for assistance at https://service.mcafee.com/ This hyperlink is taking you to a website outside of Dell Technologies..

Dell McAfee Store

The following McAfee product subscriptions can be purchased at Dell for computers running Microsoft Windows:

  • McAfee Antivirus
  • McAfee LiveSafe
  • McAfee Total Protection
  • McAfee+ Premium
  • McAfee Mobile Security
  • McAfee Privacy and Identity Guard

McAfee product details
Figure 1: (English Only) McAfee product details

McAfee products that are purchased separately from a Dell computer can be downloaded through Dell Digital Locker with the email that is used at the time of purchase.

Warning: If you had previously activated or downloaded the McAfee product that is purchased with your Dell computer, then log in to your McAfee account at http://www.mcafee.com/ This hyperlink is taking you to a website outside of Dell Technologies. to redownload the product.
Note:
  • For issues accessing your McAfee account:
    • Validate the email that is used is tied to a McAfee subscription.
    • Dell technical support is unable to validate the email that is used to setup the McAfee subscription, To protect your privacy. Contact the vendor directly for assistance at https://service.mcafee.com/ This hyperlink is taking you to a website outside of Dell Technologies..
  • If the McAfee product is missing from your Dell Digital Locker account, reach out to Customer Care for further assistance. For more information, reference How to Get Support for McAfee Products Sold at Dell.

Article Properties


Affected Product

Desktops & All-in-Ones, Laptops, Security, Software

Last Published Date

13 Feb 2024

Version

22

Article Type

Solution