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Question about McAfee. I am not tech savvy.

I got a warning from McAfee (which was already downloaded on my 2 week old computer) that my virus protection expires soon It then proceeds to say that "700,000 new malwares identified in one single day!" As I said, my computer is very new and I don't think I could have acquired a virus already . And I have been informed by my friends that McAfee is not the greatest antivirus software. Is this just a scare tactic by McAfee? I am not tech savvy and I haven't gotten any kind of of antivirus software yet.

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Re: Question about McAfee. I am not tech savvy.


did you buy a new computer ?

many new computers come with pre-installed mcafee on device. the popup you noticed is marketing of threats that are out there and antivirus is to recommend. 

normal you have a 30day trial period available but for that time of period you have to register. otherwise it is a few days only for trial time.

if mcafee is something  of your liking is up to you by using the trial period.

i have article from about test review of Total Protection. (Livesafe) 

McAfee Total Protection Review | PCMag

hope this helps you a bit ?


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