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mcafee always reports my firewall is down

Hi.  While McAfee always reports that my Sonoma MacOS 14.1.1 firewall is down, Apple System Settings reports that the firewall is up.  I suspect that Sonoma may be running the MacOS firewall and McAfee will report the firewall as being down, unless the McAfee firewall is running.

I am unable to get the McAfee firewall running.

Any thoughts/suggestions?


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Re: mcafee always reports my firewall is down

hi @dejstone ,

kindly Follow the below steps and Share us the outcome.

  • Kindly update the Mcafee Application
  • Remove the Mcafee from Dock
  • restart the computer
  • check if the firewall was on
  • if the firewall was off kindly reinstall the Mcafee

the above steps will helps to get the McAfee firewall running.


Nagesh G

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