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Firewall can't activate?

We have reinstalled the McAfee App on a MacBook Air 2017 Monterey and have set permission for fmd ect. (This install was after setting the payment to auto every year and to get the VPN that should be free when auto payment was activated…)

When we start the app we got the green marks for antivirus, firewall ect. like it should be, but then there comes a warning for the firewall not active - when we click activate the app runs for a few sec. a then it states again that the firewall is not activated??? (Nothing happened.)

We have tried to open the lock and select a private net and click the ON bottom for firewall, but when we go back to the McAfee App it states again that the firewall needs to be activated???

We have tried this for hours now, why can’t the program activate the firewall?

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Re: Firewall can't activate?

Hi @amddurin,

We apologize for the inconvenience. Kindly click the link below and follow the steps in the McAfee article to turn on the McAfee firewall on your Macbook Air 2017.

Firewall is disabled on macOS

For further assistance, kindly contact McAfee Support


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