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How to transfer license into new notebook?

Dear Support,

I want to migrate my notebook, how to transfer the license from the previous notebook into the new one?

Please advise...

Thank you



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Message 2 of 3

Re: How to transfer license into new notebook?

Three ways

1 remove Mcafee first via programs and features and then MCPR

Remove Mcafee software

Then reinstall from your account the licence should be freed up when programs and features removeal is used.


Decommissioned computers have not been deactivated
Log in to your McAfee account and deactivate systems that no longer need your McAfee Security Applications:

  1. Open a browser and go to http://home.mcafee.com.
  2. Log in with the email address and password you used for your purchase.
  3. Click My Account.
  4. Review the computers listed and deactivate any that are unused.
  5. Continue cleaning up unused licenses until enough licenses are available to install on unprotected systems.
  6. Retry your installations.

3 Use subscription repair tool this best done by support call them


Message 3 of 3

Re: How to transfer license into new notebook?

Moved to My Account Online as the best spot




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