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Virus Scan is not working in McAfee Total Protection.


I have an active subscription of McAfee Total Protection but still McAfee says that the 'Computer is at risk'.


When I go to PC Security tab then I see that the real time scanning is off. When I click on it then the Features screen comes up which asks to add VirusScan to existing McAfee protection. I click the checkbox and click next, McAfee downloads and installs VirusScan. When it is done, there is Finish button, I click on Finish and even then 'Computer is at risk'.

Even Windows say that there is No Virus Protection installed. I am using Windows7 on a lenovo PC.

Also, whenever I restart my PC, I have to download and install VirusScan again using above stated method.

I've tried MVT and it shows me some errors that it can't solve. I've also uninstalled and re-installed McAfee but that didn't make any difference.

What is the issue with McAfee/VirusScan? Please help solve this problem.





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Re: Virus Scan is not working in McAfee Total Protection.

When you uninstalled did you use the removal tool MPCR as well as the windows removal.

Have you had any other Antivirus installed on the laptop if so remove it /run its own removal tool.

If still an issue call support and if they cannot assist ask for an escalation callback

Call McAfee support

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