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Please Turn Off Pop Up Advertising

Starting a new thread as the previous issue I posted has not been resolved.

Please turn off the intrusive advertising in the AntiVirus product.

This is full price, paid software. Getting blasted by nag screens that must be dismissed from my desktop is most unwelcome.


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Re: Please Turn Off Pop Up Advertising

Hi @griffosan 

We understand your concern. There are several aspects in which annoying adds or popups might shows up on your device. Please confirm from where you are getting these alerts. 

Kindly ensure there is no unwanted web extensions installed on your browsers. Also please try the following steps 

On Edge > go to settings > Cookies and site permissions > Notifications> Disable or block it.

Popups and redirects> Disbale it 

Ads> Block it 

On chrome browser> Go to settings > Site settings >Privacy and security>notifications> Disable it.

On the McAfee UI > Click gear icon on top right > general settings> Disable informational alerts. 


Magesh J

Re: Please Turn Off Pop Up Advertising

Thanks for the reply.

The pop up ads are coming from the McAfee Anti Virus Plus product I have installed on 2 computers. Note the McAfee logo in the screen cap I posted.

The ads appear about 5 minutes after booting up with no other programs open. The ads must be actively dismissed to remove them from the desktop, very annoying.

I have turned off all McAfee informational alerts under general settings, the ads still appear. They seem to come in waves. Some days, nothing, then several days of ads at every boot up.


Re: Please Turn Off Pop Up Advertising

Pop up ads are back today, see the screenshot attached below.

The ads are coming from the McAfee Anti Virus Plus product, this one popped up about 3 minutes after boot up with no other programs open.

 I have all informational alerts turned off under general settings.

Please provide a means to turn off these unwanted advertisements in your full price software.

This is like the incessant nag screens in old school free shareware.... I expected better from McAfee.



Re: Please Turn Off Pop Up Advertising

Another unwanted advertising pop up.

Please turn these off.

Most annoying, I expect better from full price software.



Re: Please Turn Off Pop Up Advertising

Another day, another pop up that disrupts workflow and has to be dismissed.

Please provide a means to turn off these disruptive advertisements.

Maybe the solution is given here: @Solved: McAfee Support Community - Re: How to Stop McAfee Notifications/Popups on Win... - Page 2 - ...



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