How to activate McAfee antivirus?
To activate McAfee antivirus you may directly open the web page mcafee.com/activate. On this page, you will fill find a blank box where it is written: ” Enter your 25-digit activation code”. Here just put your product key and hit submit.
Now in the next step, it will ask you to create or log in a McAfee account. Now if you have a McAfee account then you may directly login to that McAfee my account your just redeemed product is now associated in your account. Download it and complete the installation procedure. In case you do not have a McAfee account then follow steps to create one.
Mcafee installation with product key after the login to my McAfee account
If you are done with redeeming the product key at mcafee.com/activate and you are also logged in to your McAfee my account. Then you just need to download the installer file when you will do that you will get a product code which you need to note down or copy it to your clipboard. Now if the download is done just run it and further, it will ask for your product code ( not product key). Put the code and follow the positive on-screen instructions. And finally, you are done with your McAfee installation with the product key. You can now do your first scan.