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how do i temporarily disable mcaffee livescan?


I just purchases a notebook with McAffee LiveScan preinstalled along with windows 8.

I want to upgrade to windows 8.1, but have to temporarily disable McAffee LiveScan.

How do I do this?

Thank you for your help.

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Re: how do i temporarily disable mcaffee livescan?

Do you mean LiveSafe or perhaps VirusScan?   No product is called LiveScan that I'm aware of.

On your Desktop App there should be a McAfee icon next to the clock at lower right or on the actual desktop.

Double-click to Open McAfee SecurityCenter.

Go to Virus and Spyware Protection > Real-Time Scanning and click "Turn Off" then tell it for how long.

Make sure it's back on once finished.

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