McAfee is one of the top brands that have been developing their security solutions or the antivirus program to keep the users’ devices (including MAC, iOS, Windows, and Android) free from online attacks. These online threats might harm the users’ data and device in several ways like by using the users’ information in a negative manner. There are a number of McAfee Activate products available on the official website of McAfee i.e. McAfee.com/Activate, as per the configuration or the compatibility with the Operating system device of the users. Some of the highly used McAfee Activate products include McAfee Antivirus, McAfee Antivirus Plus, McAfee, and many more have the advanced features for controlling the online threats.
Although the entire McAfee products are available as per the compatibility with the operating system on which the users’ device is running. But still, most of the users have a concern regarding ‘how to prepare their device for downloading the McAfee Activate product’ to their device. Thus, in order to resolve this concern of the users, this article is detailed with the entire steps of preparing the device for McAfee activate download, easily.
This is advised to the users that if any of the steps mentioned in the article given below are creating an issue or doubted then, they may visit the official website of McAfee i.e. McAfee.com/Activate. Here the technicians or the experts of McAfee Activate will guide the users’ path in resolving the concern in a better way.
Steps to prepare the Windows Device for download of McAfee Activate Products:
By following the steps mentioned below, the users of McAfee Activate shall easily prepare their device for easy Download of McAfee Activate product on their Windows device. The steps are as follows:
- Ensure that the Windows device is up to date:
- For this, click the start button on the desktop, followed by searching the “Windows Update” using the search option in the start menu.
- After this, execute the “Windows Update” program and click the “Check for Updates” option, followed by following the instructions being displayed on the screen.
- Thus, the Windows device will be updated, easily
- Install McAfee Pr-Install tool:
- Access the official website of McAfee, followed by searching for McAfee Pre-Install tool.
- From the searched results, select the McAfee Pre-Install tool and then, click the “download” button displayed in front of it.
- Now, go to the folder where the exe. a file of the tool has been downloaded and then, click this file followed by following the instructions displayed on the screen.
- At last, go through the warning message displayed in the windows and then, click the “OK” button to make an agreement to this message.
- Once the McAfee Pre-Install tool gets successfully executed on the device, click the “OK” button followed by closing the tool.
- At last, restart the device.
- Uninstall the entire security solutions that have been installed previously:
- Launch the McAfee Consumer Product Removal tool i.e. MCPR tool: MCPR tool helps the McAfee Activate users in removing the old files if they have ever downloaded the McAfee product their Windows device. Thus, to get the MCPR tool, follow the steps mentioned below:
- Visit the official website of McAfee and go for a search of McAfee Consumer Product Removal tool.
- Out of the entire searched results, select the McAfee Consumer Product Removal tool and then, click the “download” button displayed in front of it.
- Now, go to the folder where the exe. a file of the tool has been downloaded and then, click this file followed by clicking the “Run” button on the prompt displayed on the screen.
- Now, follow the instructions displayed on the screen for its successful installation, and at last, click the “Agree” button after going through the License Agreement of the tool.
- Now, execute the McAfee Consumer Product Removal Tool for removing the old files of the previously installed McAfee Activate Product from the Windows Device.
If any of the aforementioned steps is creating an issue to the McAfee Activate users then, they may access the official website of McAfee www.mcafee.com/activate for getting expertise from its experts for resolving the concern in a better way.
I Hope, the methods detailed in this article are quite helpful in resolving the concern of its users regarding ‘how to prepare a Windows device for Download of McAfee Products’. These methods are detailed in an elaborated manner. Thus, if any of the methods is doubtful then, the users of the McAfee activate product can easily visit the official website of McAfee i.e. McAfee.com/Activate for getting help from the technicians in a better way in order to get rid of this concern, easily.