In this guide we will show you how to activate your McAfee license to your McAfee account and how to install your McAfee product on your computer.

The license provided must only be activated once and if you have already activated your license, then you should skip to the installation instructions in paragraph 7.

This guide covers the activation and installation of the following McAfee products:


McAfee Antivirus Plus

McAfee Internet Security

McAfee Internet Security Unlimited

McAfee Total Protection

McAfee LiveSafe


1. To activate your McAfee license, you must log into your McAfee account via the link below.



Enter your username/e-mail address and password for your McAfee account - click "Login" and continue to paragraph 3.


If you do not have a McAfee account yet, then you must start by creating one by clicking on the blue button that says "Register now" button and continue to paragraph 2.


If you have forgotten your password, you can reset it by clicking the "Forgot your password?" button and follow the instructions on how to reset your password.





2. Fill in all fields in the form with your first name, surname, your e-mail address and a chosen password, which must be repeated to be confirmed.


Click "I agree" to proceed.





3. You are now logged into your McAfee account. To activate your license, please click the tab "My Account" and click "Redeem your Retail Card" next.





4. On this page you must enter your McAfee license into the empty field. Click "Submit" to continue.





5. You have now activate/redeemed the license for your McAfee product.


To proceed with the installation of your McAfee product on your computer click the blue button "Install on this PC".





6. On this page you need to tick the field for accepting the "McAfee License Agreement". After this is done the red "Download" button appears below. Click "Download" to download the installation for McAfee to your computer.





7. After the installation has been downloaded to your computer run the installation and follow the instructions to successfully install your McAfee product.