I've been searching these forums and have tried the solutions for Catalina and BigSur but no luck.
When trying to enable the firewall onMcAfee AntiVirus Plus it just refreshes and says I am still at risk.
Mac Version: Monterey 12.5
McAfee AntiVirus Plus Version: 188.8.131.52
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Sorry for the inconvenience caused. Please check for any pending McAfee updates. To turn on the firewall, you must allow Full Disk Access and make sure that System Extensions aren’t blocked. Please go through below article for more information.
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Ganesh Raju R
Did all that and the firewall remains disabled.
Same here. Come on McAfee. This is a terrible fail
I spent few hours on it, so posting so you can save some time of your life.
Have "Full Disk Access" enabled for VShieldScanner, VShieldTaskManager, GenUtility, fmpd, McAfee Network Extension, VshieldScanManager, McAfeeSystemExtensions.
Make sure "App Store and identified developers" is selected
Make sure also on the General tab of Security & Privacy you allow any allow messages.
@xyz1231 Unfortunately I have all of that set as well and the firewall continues to refuse to be enabled.
@GaneshR those fixes don't work. All McAfee Support was able to tell me was that they know the product is broken and they are working on it. Seems like McAfee should be issuing refunds for a broken product.
Same problem, I can't get it working. Please let me know how to solve it for Montery.
Your informaiton is about Catalina and Big Sur. Not quite actual
@Joanne2 definitely frustrating. I received an e-mail a few weeks ago that the “issue was fixed in the latest release”, tried reinstalling and when that didn’t work, tried recommended fixes again. Still doesn’t work.
Have uninstalled McAfee and went with another product. McAfee refuses to refund.
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