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Mcafee activate at www.mcafee.com/activate is simple through retail card. When you go to a retail store or a retail site to buy a McAfee product these days, you are often offered retail cards. Such McAfee retail card allows you to download your security product from the Internet instead of installing it from a CD. The benefit of having a retail card is that you get the most recent version of your product.
A McAfee CD or DVD is good in cases where internet connections are slow and downloading your product can be problematic. They are also good if you want to re-install your product quickly for some reason – as they have all the required files in one place. Yet, a DVD does not offer you the benefit of updating its programs and content on its own.
Only a retail card offers you the benefit of getting your hands on the latest product. Here are a few tips on how to activate McAfee on your device through a retail card:
Here, you will have to enter all the required details. Create a new account or log in to your existing McAfee account. Choose the antivirus product whose retail card you want to redeem, and click on it to download it.
If you have forgotten your email address or your password, just click on the relevant link to retrieve the information.
Do note that the McAfee does not recognize the multiple forms of the same email address. For example, [email protected] and [email protected] will not be recognized as different versions of the same email address.
Similarly, McAfee passwords have only letters and numbers. They do not recognize alphanumeric characters. When you try to retrieve your password, it is sent to your registered email ID.
In case, you still cannot get into your account, contact McAfee Customer Service.
You need a valid McAfee subscription to be able to use your product. You can check whether the subscription period of all the McAfee products you have bought through your McAfee account.
At the top of the ‘My Account’ page, click on ‘My Account’ and then, on ‘Subscriptions’. Choose ‘All Expired’ to see which of your security products have expired, and ‘View Active’ to see which ones are still valid.
If the subscription of your McAfee security has expired, you need to ‘Renew’ it to activate it.
Our McAfee installation experts can also help you via live chat to diagnose and troubleshoot the installation issues, and remove any conflicting security software.